QuickLook @ CCBU January 27, 2012
CCBU Recommends:
The University of Miami announces
Brazilian Architecture between 20th and 21st Century
By Dr. Roberto Segre (Rio de Janeiro)
Free and open to the public
January 20, 31 and Feb 1
Professor Segre

Monday January 30 at 6:15PM, Glasgow Hall
Brazilian Architecture between 20th and 21st Century

Tuesday January 31 at 5:00PM, Professor Shulman’s class (The Tropical House)
The Brazilian Modern Movement, 1930-60

Wednesday February 1 at 9:00AM, Professor Cure’s class (Learning from the Informal City)
Favelas: Informal Settlements in Rio de Janeiro

Dr. Roberto Segre: Doctor in Sciences of Art (UH, Havana, Cuba), Doctor Honoris Causa at the School of Architecture, Havana, and Doctor of Urban and Regional Planning from IPPUR/ UFRJ/ Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He was Professor at the School of Architecture of the Superior Polytechnic Institute José Antonio Echeverría in Havana, Cuba, before moving to Brazil where he obtained the position of Professor of the Graduate Program in Urbanism (PROURB) at the School of Architecture and Urbanism of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (FAU/ UFRJ). Roberto Segre is an active researcher associated with the National Council of Research and Scientific and Technological Development in Brasilia, and currently a Distinguished Researcher at the FAPERJ, Rio de Janeiro (2011-2012).

A recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship in 1985, he has been guest lecturer in several universities in the US and Europe: among others he was Cullinan Professor at Rice University, Houston in 1995; Distinguished Provost Professor at Southern California University, 2004; Visiting Professor at the School of Architecture, Auckland University, New Zealand, 2008.

Dr. Segre has written more than 40 books and some 400 articles and essays on the architecture and urbanism of Latin America and the Caribbean. His most recent books are Havana: Two Faces of the Antillean Metropolis (North Carolina University Press, 2002, with Joseph Scarpaci and Mario Coyula); and Arquitectura Antillana del Siglo XX (20th Century Antillean Architecture), Bogota: Universidad Nacional de Colombia; Havana: Editorial Arte y Literatura, (2003); Oscar Niemeyer 100 years/100 works, São Paulo: Instituto Tomie Ohtake (2007). Brazilian Houses, Rio de Janeiro: Viana & Mosley (2010); Brazilian Museums, Rio de Janeiro: Viana & Mosley (2010). An active member of DoCOMOMO, he was coordinator of the Rio de Janeiro Chapter from 2006 to 2011.  

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