28 04, 2024

International Symposium NMP 2024 to Explore Urban Sustainability and Carbon Neutrality, Proceedings to be Published by SPRINGER

2024-04-28T16:49:55+00:00April 28th, 2024|Categories: Uncategorized|

Click here for more information Prof. Thomas Spiegelhalter will be presenting at the Networks, Markets & People (NMP 2024) International Symposium. His lecture, titled "From Blueprint to Reality: A Design-Built Analysis of Urban Sustainability and Carbon Neutrality," has been accepted as part of the Symposium Proceedings and will be published in a SPRINGER book. The Symposium, organized by the UNESCO MED LAB – Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria (Italy), in collaboration with ASTRI Scientific Association and the National Italian Committee of ICOMOS, is supported by various international academic institutions and scientific societies. Key supporters include CETRAD – Centre for Transdisciplinary Development Studies, University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Vila Real (Portugal), NEUROLAB – DICEAM Department, Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria (Italy), GRUPO ANTE – University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain), and LABOREM – Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria (Italy). The Symposium will take place from May 20, 2024, to [...]

12 11, 2023

FIU Researchers to Present at International Smart City Expo Miami Panel 2023

2024-04-06T21:06:32+00:00November 12th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Click here for more informationThe International Smart City Expo Miami 2023 will feature a collective presentation by FIU researchers, focusing on the 'Net Zero Impact Panel' theme. Scheduled for September 18-20, 2023, the event will include prominent FIU figures such as Ebru Ozer, Biayna Bogosian, Marilys Nepomechie, Elisa Silva, and Sara Pezeshk. This gathering is set to host a wide array of experts from around the world, with representatives from countries including Israel, Germany, Ukraine, Australia, Spain, and more, providing a diverse and comprehensive insight into global smart city initiatives.https://issuu.com/scheinkman/docs/smart_city_magazine_final_digital_single_pages

12 11, 2023

Smart City Expo Miami Opens with Influential Panel Discussion: SCEM23

2023-11-12T22:30:17+00:00November 12th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Click here for more information The first day of the Smart City Expo Miami (SCEM23) featured a notable panel discussion, moderated by Marilys Nepomechie and including Sara Pezeshk, Biayna Bogosian, and Thomas Spiegelhalter. The event, captured by photographer Tere Garcia, brought together global leaders in sustainable community development. The expo, organized by Bernardo Scheinkman, Architect, Urban Planner, and CEO at Smart Cities Americas, is a significant gathering for those at the forefront of smart city innovation and sustainable urban planning.

12 11, 2023

FIU Miami Research Design Studios Showcase at Venice 2023 Architecture Biennial

2023-11-12T22:24:22+00:00November 12th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Click here for more information The 'Time-Space-Existence' exhibition at the Venice 2023 Architecture Biennial, held at ECC Palazzo Bembo, features a unique display by the FIU Miami Research Design Studios. The exhibition, which runs from May 20 to November 26, 2023, highlights the innovative 'Generative AI-Bio Blue-Green-Structures 2023-2100' project. This display is the culmination of work by graduate, master's, and doctoral students from FIU, along with their multidisciplinary research team, spanning from Fall 2018 to Fall 2023. The project, which includes experimental design scenarios, videos, and a diverse array of research materials, showcases the contributions of over 140 FIU students and researchers. The exhibit and its accompanying publication focus on visionary future planning scenarios for Miami's vulnerable islands, employing generative AI-ML-assisted design workflows and projections extending to 2100 and beyond. The research has been supported by grants from the EU BELMONT program, the Intelligent Europe initiative, and the US [...]

12 11, 2023

Team Celebrates Win at African Property Awards for Sustainable Development in Rwanda 2023-2024

2024-01-16T04:44:56+00:00November 12th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Click here for more information The 'African Property Awards for Sustainable Residential and Commercial Development for Rwanda 2023-2024' has honored a collaborative team for their work on the Vision City Phase 2 project. This carbon-neutral Master Plan covers a 42-hectare area, incorporating AI-ML-data-driven design and computer modeling to develop solar-powered residential units and mixed-use spaces. Key collaborations included Datumzero Design Office led by PI Guillermo Garita (spanning New York City, San Jose/CR, and Kigali), CND LCC Thomas Spiegelhalter and Associates (Miami-Berlin), CIEM (Alan Ocampo Guth) based in San Jose, Costa Rica, BA Ingeniería, and PPAR (Jose Vargas Hidalgo & Dana Víquez Azofeifa). The team is now preparing for future projects and seeking approval for the Solar Feed-In-Tariffs, marking a new chapter in sustainable space creation.

12 11, 2023


2023-11-12T22:07:47+00:00November 12th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Click here for more information Final Month for 'Time-Existence-Space' Exhibition at Venice 2023 Architecture Biennial This is the last chance to visit the 'Time-Existence-Space' exhibition at the Venice 2023 Architecture Biennial. The event showcases generative design research and features global contributions. The exhibition includes completed and ongoing projects, proposals, and utopian architectural ideas. It offers a diverse array of works, including conceptual pieces, models, photographs, videos, sculptures, and site-specific installations. The exhibition encourages visitors to reconsider the relationship with space and time, proposing new living methodologies and architectural perspectives. Acknowledgment is due to Lorenzo Basadonna Scarpa, Giovanna D'Albertis, Carlotta Bondesan, and Paola Pepa for their significant assistance in transporting and setting up the exhibition. Their efforts in navigating customs for the 3D models and repairing exhibition pieces for the opening in May 2023 have been instrumental.

12 11, 2023


2023-11-12T21:56:01+00:00November 12th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Click here for more information Upcoming Event: Biocalibrated: Tools and Techniques for Biodesign Practices Symposium Dates: 30 November - 1 December 2023 Organized by: MA Biodesign, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London Location: 1 Granary Square, London N1C 4AA, UK

25 05, 2023

Time-Space-Existence, Venice Biennial 2023 Architecture Exhibition 20 May 2023 until 26 November 2023

2023-05-25T21:25:51+00:00May 25th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Click here for more information The European Cultural Centre (ECC) is pleased to present the sixth edition of its extensive biennial architecture exhibition titled Time Space Existence. The group show will open on the 20th of May and run until the 26th of November, 2023, at Palazzo Bembo, Palazzo Mora and the Marinaressa Gardens, in the heart of Venice, Italy. Press previews and opening events will take place in each location on the 18th and 19th of May, 2023. The 2023 edition of Time Space Existence will draw attention to the emerging expressions of sustainability in its numerous forms, ranging from a focus on the environment and urban landscape to the unfolding conversations on innovation, reuse and community. In response to climate change, exhibited projects will investigate new technologies and construction methods that reduce energy consumption through circular design and develop innovative, organic and recycled building materials. Read [...]

11 01, 2022

Big Data Analytics: Wellbeing-Centric Human Building Ecosystems–RCN-SEES

2022-01-11T21:04:18+00:00January 11th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

"Big Data Analytics: Wellbeing-Centric Human Building Ecosystems--RCN-SEES," the Predictive Modeling Network for Sustainable Human-Building Ecosystems. Hosted by the University of Charlotte, College of Computing and Informatics. An NSF-funded Research Coordination Network (RCN) in Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability (SEES). Read More

11 01, 2022

Resiliency and The Built Environment

2022-01-11T20:56:58+00:00January 11th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

International symposium on "Resiliency and The Built Environment.” Organized by the Japan Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Japan) and the Florida International University (FIU), at Meiji University with Tetsuya Yaguchi of Waseda, University Tokyo, Japan. Participants:  Nobuaki Furuya, Marilys Nepomechie, Tanaka Tanaka, Akamatsu Akamatsu, Fukuoka, Alfredo Andia, Thomas Spiegelhalter, Gray Read, Eric Goldemberg, George Kunihiro, Akira Nakamura, and others. Tokyo, June, 2019 

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