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Architecture professor authors urban housing series, attributes success to travel
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Architecture professor authors urban housing series, attributes success to travel

Before joining the University of Miami two years ago, professor Eric Firley was busy working as an architect and a world-traveling author.  After entering academia, the frequent traveling stopped, but the writing continued. This spring, “The Urban Masterplanning Handbook,” the third in a series co-authored by Firley, will be released in the United States. The…

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Architecture professor provides real-world opportunities

Most people wouldn’t imagine that after graduating from Princeton University with an architecture degree, they would spend five hours a day, three days a week building a bathroom. Then again, most people aren’t Jim Adamson. The architect-turned-professor now spends his days going from work station to work station in his design/build studio class at the…

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Eco-toilets test the waters

A group of UM architecture students are spending this semester consumed with something most people do not think twice about – a toilet. The students are a part of a studio program focused on designing and eventually constructing an eco-friendly prototype for a “mobile bathroom” that can be used in rural areas as well as…

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