Architecture Students Work to Preserve Miami Beach Amid Rising Sea Levels

FIU Architecture students are working in a new advanced design studio course titled “Historic Preservation, Sea Level Rise, and Inspirational Resiliency Visions for Miami Beach in 2070.” While the city has implemented a number of measures to tackle these challenges, according to Aris Papadopoulos, distinguished expert in resilience at FIU’s Extreme Events Institute, a long-term plan is still needed. “I lived in Miami Beach for 13 years and I saw the problems and situation and I realized that Miami Beach is trying to do something about it,” he said. “But I also realized that they’re lacking in a long-term vision of where they want to be and what they want the city to become in the future.” (Read More)

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