Veruska Vasconez
School of Architecture University of Miami
Veruska Vasconez is an architectural and urban designer practicing nationally and internationally. She completed her graduate degree in Urban Design, and her professional Bachelor of Architecture degree at the University of Miami School of Architecture. She has been teaching at the University of Miami since 2005 and has created two new courses in Visual Representation in Architecture, and Mapping & Visualization. She is well known for her expertise in computer graphics and representation; she has worked in collaboration students, professionals, and advocacy groups on urban historic documentation and analysis projects. She has been a curator and assistant curator on numerous exhibitions, and is co-founder and primary curator for Meetinghouse, a not-for-profit art gallery located in the Penthouse of the historic Huntington Building in downtown Miami. Meetinghouse is a collective project, exhibition-driven to generate and encourage a conversation among the arts through dialogue based on unconventional pairings, as well as object-making in the arts, architecture and design fields.