Archive for June, 2010

AIA 2010 National Convention and Design Exposition: Design as Exploration

Posted on June 28th, 2010

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By: MiaSci

More than 17,000 people from across the nation attended the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2010 National Convention and Design Exposition in Miami last month. The theme of this year’s convention was “Design for the New Decade” based on the organization’s stance that as a new decade begins in the 21st century, architects and design […]

MiaSci’s BIG Delivery

Posted on June 24th, 2010

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By: MiaSci

MiaSci received a BIG delivery yesterday. Literally. Goodyear delivered an 8,000-pound, nearly 12-foot tall tire to MiaSci today for the upcoming Fuels of the Future exhibit. Tires such as these are generally used on large trucks that mine tar sands, a material that contains oil. The tire will be on display in the exhibit as […]

Omni CRA Board Votes Unanimously to Release Funds for Site Remediation

Posted on June 17th, 2010

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By: MiaSci

The City of Miami Omni Community Redevelopment Agency (Omni CRA) Board of Commissioners passed a unanimous motion late last week to release $2 million for the environmental remediation of the eight-acre site at Museum Park where the new Miami Science Museum (MiaSci) and Miami Art Museum will be constructed. This is an extremely important step […]