Throwing up the “U, United States President Barack Obama took the stage at around 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the University of Miami’s BankUnited Center Fieldhouse. Obama’s visit to the Coral Gables campus was targeted at motivating the country to support the development of American-made energy in an effort to decrease dependence on foreign oil. Several…
Organizations to host Tropical Vernacular Architecture symposium, hope to educate about sustainable living
Students at the University of Miami know that going green is important. But knowing how they can tackle the issue directly might be more difficult. This Saturday is an opportunity for students, specifically architecture students, to learn how they can make a difference. The Emerging Green Builders (EGB) along with the Center for Urban and Community Design will host the Tropical Vernacular Architecture symposium. The symposium is designed to educate both architecture students and local professionals about the benefits of sustainable living and design in relation to tropical climates.
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