Frank Martinez: He is an Associate Professor at the University of Miami, School of Architecture. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from the University of Miami, School of Architecture in 1987 and the degree of Master’s in Architecture in 1991 from Princeton University. His teaching focuses on courses in Design, History/Theory, and Drawing at the core of both undergraduate and graduate programs; including teaching in the Rome Program, where he lectures and leads courses on Roman Villas and Gardens, Renaissance and Baroque Architecture, and Urban Design. He also teaches seminars on selected topics on Early American Architecture and heads the UM Grand Tour of Europe (a university-wide summer study abroad program), along with participating in international summer programs on traditional architecture and urban design research.
Ana Alvarez: She received a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Miami and a Master in Design Studies from Harvard University. She is a member of the American Institute of Architects and volunteers as a member of several committees at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center in Miami, Florida. Her work ranges in scale and complexity from new custom homes and historic renovation projects to campus design and institutional buildings. Design Projects include single and multi-family dwellings in the New Urban Towns of Windsor and Alys Beach in Florida, and Tannin in Alabama; custom homes in Coral Gables and the Miami area; as well as renovation of historic and architecturally significant buildings in Miami Beach, City of Miami, Coral Gables, Edgartown, Martha’s Vineyard and Boston, Massachusetts.