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Florida International University

1998

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Miami Interpretive Center, Raul E. Bejel Apr 1998

Miami Interpretive Center, Raul E. Bejel

FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The rapid growth and diversity of the City of Miami has left its inhabitants somewhat lost in a city with much to offer. The challenge of this thesis is to provide Miami with an architectural proposal that enhances an understanding of its own urban context through both its form and function. Specifically, the Miami Interpretive Center (M.I.C.) will offer the community a research center for the study of the city, as well as a cultural and exhibition center to allow for the expression of its ever-changing character. With the use of historical context, site relationship and taking advantage ...