Item 2019-02-20/762 - Coral Gables Central Business District Study: An Academic Community Service Project

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Coral Gables Central Business District Study: An Academic Community Service Project

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  • 1983 (Publication)

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1 Copy

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Nicholas Patricios holds a Bachelor of Architecture in 1962 by the University of the Witwatersrand and a Doctorate of Philosophy by the University College London, England , 1970. He was the Director, Urban & Regional Planning Program from 1978 to 2012 and Interim Dean of the new School of Architecture from 1983-1984.

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Aristides j. Millas, a registered architect since 1962, holds degrees in Architecture and Urban Design from Carnegie Mellon and Harvard Universities. He taught architectural design, historic preservation, and history at the University of Miami School of Architecture for over forty years until his retirement in 2015. His expertise in historic preservation of architecturally significant South Florida buildings, his research on elderly populations in Miami Beach, and his diverse research library collection of books, journals, reports, and ephemera form a significant contribution to a variety of scholarly Florida-related topics as well as Byzantine and Classical Greek and Roman architecture and art history.

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(1983 -)

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Courses in architecture were offered at the University of Miami as early as 1927. By 1983, after President Tad Foote's arrival, the architecture program became independent from the School of Engineering and developed into the School of Architecture. New campus quarters established at Building 49 (Dickinson Drive) and part of first floor of adjacent Eaton student residences. Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk became a member of the architecture faculty in 1979 and was appointed the Dean of the School in 1995.

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