Argentina - Buenos Aires
Professor Jaime Correa, School of Architecture
Professor Oscar Machado, School of Architecture

Program Dates: January 3 - 13, 2012
January Intersession

Students and faculty will travel to Buenos Aires, Argentina to survey its historic neighborhoods, urban forms, building types, its variety of cultural aspects, the development of important intellectual ideas, its physical and geographic conditions, its cultural history, and its contribution to the overall development of syncretic enclaves in Latin-America (Italian, German, Jewish, etc). Tours of the city will include: its buildings, parks, its most important boroughs, its landscape, its redevelopment areas, its cemeteries, and the most important cultural venues (including literary sources, music, dance, and the plastic arts).

Courses (3 undergraduate or graduate credits):
ARC 582
Open to students of all majors.

About the Professors:
Jaime Correa is an Associate Professor in Practice and the Coordinator of the world renowned graduate program in Suburb and Town Design at the School of Architecture. Oscar Machado is a part-time Lecturer at the School of Architecture.

Professors Correa and Machado have been leading a course series abroad for the past three years with tremendous success. In addition, both professors have ample experience in off-campus courses and travel abroad, accumulated during more than 20 years of service at the University of Miami.

Program Costs:
Program costs are TBD but will most likely include costs for the following:

  • Accommodations
  • International Airfare
  • Local transportation
  • Meals
  • Entrance fees

The following are not included in the above fee. Students are also responsible for:

  • $4,800 for 3 credits of tuition
  • Passport fee
  • Personal expenses during the program
  • Anything not specifically mentioned above

Please budget for these additional expenses. The estimated fees do not include independent travel outside of the program.

To Apply: submit the Application for UM Courses Abroad to Allen Hall room 111. Application must be signed by the instructor or email approval must be attached to application.

Deadline: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until December 1.

Contact: For more information, contact Jaime Correa at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), Oscar Machado at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).