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College of Architecture + The Arts presents annual Festival of the Trees exhibit, auction
United States Architecture News - Sep 21, 2015 - 13:20 7316 views
Invisible Bonds by G. Alvares ,Haworth, JC White
all images © Festival of the Trees
29th Annual Festival Of The Trees
Tree + Three by FIU Interior Architecture-Bringing together elements in design, the light, the layering and the structure.
Each year, Festival Of The Trees sponsors underwrite designers who design and build their unique holiday creations and donate them to the event. The "trees" are then displayed and auctioned at the gala opening. The lucky winning bidders take these extraordinary creations and use them for holiday decorations in either their homes or offices.
Eccentric Threads by Perkins & Will, Interface
“This is one of the most anticipated and celebrated holiday traditions in Miami’s design and cultural community,” said CARTA Dean Brian Schriner. “The festival showcases our community’s preeminent designers while financially supporting our remarkably talented students’ education.” mentioned in reports.
Judges for this year’s exhibit include Kathryn Mikesell, co-founder of The Fountainhead Residency; Kalyn Chapman James, host of art loft; Nathalie Cadet-James, president and CEO of Luxe Fête Event Planning and Design Studio; and Bill Iverson, Miami art curator.