Item 2019-02-20/761 - Coral Gables: An American Garden City

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Coral Gables: An American Garden City

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  • 1997 (Publication)

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The work of Roberto has been published in over 200 publications worldwide, including Casabella, Lotus International, Abitare and Area of Milan, Wallpaper and Blueprint of London; Elle of Paris; Summa, Barzon and La Nacion de Buenos Aires; Faces of Geneva; Metropolis, Art in America, Art Nexus, Art News and the New York Times in the USA.
Roberto has lectured in over 50 occasions in the United States, Europe, Israel and South America and his work has been presented in galleries and Museums in America and abroad. Exhibitions venues include solo exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Are in Denver, the Miami Art Museum and the Museum of contemporary Art at the Madison and the group shows at The palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, the Neuberger Museum of Art in Purchase, the Centre International pour la Ville, I’Architecture, et le Paysage (CIVA) in Brussels and the Institute Francais d’ Architecture in Paris.
As Director of the Architectural Club of Miami and the Cultural Director of the Centro de Arquitectos de Rosario, Roberto Behar has curated over 150 events including lectures, symposia, exhibitions and conferences.

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(1983 -)

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Courses in architecture were first offered at the University of Miami as early as 1926, however programs in architecture and the allied arts did not survive the effects of the Great Miami Hurricane, and the Great Depression. Architectural engineering courses resurfaced under the auspices of the School of Engineering in the late 1940s following World War II, and by 1983, during President Thaddeus "Tad" Foote's administration, the Department of Architecture became independent from the School of Engineering developing into the School of Architecture proper. New campus quarters established at Building 49 (Dickinson Drive) and part of first floor of the adjacent Eaton student residences. The first Dean of the School was John Thomas Regan (1983-1989).

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