John Stuart //FIU CARTA MBUS

John Stuart, AIA, Associate Dean for Cultural and Community Engagement in the FIU College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts, Executive Director of the Miami Beach Urban Studios and Director of the 3D-Printing CARTA Innovation Lab, is a full professor in the Department of Architecture at FIU where he has taught for over two decades. He is a futurist, innovator, designer and artist involved in collaborative research projects with funding from Van Alen Institute, The National Endowment for the Arts, The National Science Foundation, The National Endowment for the Humanities, The Knight Foundation, and The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts. Stuart’s books include: The Gray Cloth, Paul Scheerbart’s Novel on Glass Architecture (MIT, 2001); Ely Jacques Kahn, Architect: Beaux-Arts to Modernism in New York (Norton, 2006, with Jewel Stern), and The New Deal in South Florida: Design, Policy and Community Building, 1933-1940 (University Press of Florida, 2008, with John F. Stack, Jr.). He has lectured and taught widely in the United States on technology, architecture, design, urbanism, innovation and identity, and is currently working on projects that point to new directions in interdisciplinary innovation and research that engage music, design, art and environmental sciences.