CINTAS All Stars Opening Night April 27

Coral Gables to Host Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

On Thursday April 27th the Coral Gables Museum will present the opening of a special exhibition featuring the work of notable Cuban American architects whose style and unique approach to building design has impacted the city of Coral Gables and other areas.

Titled “All Stars: CINTAS Foundation Fellows in Architecture & Design from 1963 to 2022,” the exhibition is a first time ever collection of work by fellowship recipients Jose Bernardo, Roberto de Alba, Raul de Armas, Andres Duany, Carlos Alberto Fleitas, Javier Galindo, Anthony Garcia, Jose Gelabert- Navia, Miriam Gusevich, Jorge Hernandez, Rolando Llanes, Adrian Lopez Gonzalez, Mario Miqueli, Ricardo Porro, Manuel Quijano, Nicolas Quintana, Raul Rodriguez, Alfredo Sanchez and Mario J. Torroella.

On display in the Gallery 109 and Abraham Family Gallery areas will be models, drawings, reports, photographs and videos drawn from the collections of the fellows and the CINTAS Foundation. Christina Chiang is the Curator of Architecture and Urbanism at the Coral Gables Museum and curated this exhibition.

Award Winners Display Variety of Styles

The architects, Javier Galindo and Miriam Gusevich, are but two whose work display the great variety of styles which will be featured at the exhibition.

Javier Galindo

Javier Galindo was born in Havana, earned a Masters of Architecture from Cornell University and a Bachelors of Architecture from FIU in Miami. Currently based in New York and has practised with firms in Miami and San Francisco as well. He received the 2015 Rome Prize in Architecture, the KPF Traveling Fellowship, and several competition awards and recognitions.

Miriam Gusevich

Miriam Gusevich, also Cuban born, is an urban designer, scholar, and teacher, with a lifelong commitment to public interest design. She is the founding principal at GM2 Studio and CEO of Restoring our Places, an NGO. She received her Masters and Bachelor’s in Architecture from Cornell University and was a Loeb Fellow at Harvard University.

The opening night event will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. The exhibition will be on display until July 30 of this year.

Images are representative of works by these architects and designers. Web designer does not hold copyright to these images.

CINTAS Foundation is now accepting applications for fellowships!

Final call. Application deadline is May 1 st, 2023. Applications in Spanish will be accepted.

Good Luck!

By Gary Alan Ruse, 2023.

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