The 2024 National Symposium is a joint partnership of Docomomo US and its Florida and Puerto Rico chapters, along with the University of Miami School of Architecture, Florida International University, Miami Dade College, Florida Atlantic University, Friends of the Miami Marine Stadium, the Historical Preservation Association of Coral Gables, and the Miami Beach Preservation League.


The 2024 National Symposium in Miami and Coral Gables would not be possible without the generous support of the following partners and sponsors.



University of Miami School of Architecture

An intrinsic philosophy of U-SoA’s faculty is to build a better world. This is expressed in a design program that is idealistic and pragmatic, academic and practical, theoretical and actual. U-SoA trains visionary practitioners who pursue architecture as a combination of civic art and building science.

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Architecture Sarasota

Architecture Sarasota stewards the legacy of the Sarasota School of Architecture and provides a forum for the education, advocacy and celebration of good design in the global built environment.

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Dade Heritage Trust

Founded in 1972, Dade Heritage Trust is Miami-Dade County’s largest preservation organization. Our mission is to preserve Miami-Dade County’s architectural, environmental, and cultural heritage through preservation, education and advocacy efforts.


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Glass Block

The Driebeek Family

Hausman LLC

Hausman LLC increases its clients’ authority and raises their visibility in the AEC industry and beyond. Through strategic planning, brand positioning, compelling communications and public relations, Hausman ensures differentiation and connects top architecture, engineering, construction, and design-adjacent firms with their target audiences. Building relationships between AEC experts and the people who matter, Hausman guides its clients to articulate their values and achieve decisive, tactical growth in a competitive landscape.

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Robert A.M. Stern Architects

Robert A.M. Stern Architects, LLP, is a 200-person firm of architects, interior designers, and supporting staff. Over its fifty-year history, the firm has established an international reputation as a leading design firm with wide experience in residential, commercial, and institutional work. As the firm’s practice has diversified, its geographical scope has widened to include projects in Europe, Asia, South America, and throughout the United States. The firm maintains an attention to detail and commitment to design quality which has earned international recognition, numerous awards and citations for design excellence, including National Honor Awards of the American Institute of Architects, and a lengthening list of repeat clients.

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Robin Hill Photography

Miami and New York based photographer Robin Hill straddles the boundaries between architecture, design, and fine art by using his medium of choice: photography. Architecture is the corner-stone of his work; perspectives colliding and geometries intersecting, light playing with shadow and whimsy dancing with rigor, a philosophy of action that has led him to work with many of the world's leading architects including Herzog and de Meuron, Zaha Hadid and Arquitectonica. His photographs have been exhibited at the Guggenheim Museum in New York and Bilbao and have graced the pages of leading design publications such as Vanity Fair, Wallpaper* and Architectural Digest

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We consider the overall impact on both South Florida’s built and unbuilt Environments. Our traditions of passive energy design, open-air environments and atmospheric transparency came from our research, and were adopted from our roots with prominent Miami Modern (MiMo) architect, Igor B. Polevitzky, FAIA. 

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Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates

Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates is a global firm of engineers, architects, and materials scientists committed to helping clients solve, repair, and avoid problems in the built world.

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Alayo Architects PC

Established in 1997, Alayo Architects is dedicated to providing innovative design solutions as well as managing a successful project deliveries. We develop the unique character of each project, respecting our cliente's image and aesthetic sensibilities.

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Architectural Resources Group

We are architects, planners, and conservators who believe in the value that history adds to modern life.

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DPZ CoDesign

DPZ CoDesign has been a leader in the practice of planning and urban design for over 30 years. Our philosophy is the platform of New Urbanism, a movement promoting mixed-use, traditional neighborhood planning over the segregated-use suburban sprawl seen worldwide. Co-founders of the Congress for New Urbanism (CNU), DPZ’s principals have been longtime advocates of urban growth through compact, pedestrian-oriented, transit-friendly communities that continue to shape policy and have recently influenced new sustainability codes.

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Since 1992, DSGN Associates has provided architectural, planning, interior design, and graphic design services to stellar clients around the world. Our project types are diverse and include single and multi-family residential, retail and mixed-use centers, offices and work places, civic facilities, and urban planning. Our work includes both new construction and adaptive reuse of pre-war and post-war historic buildings.

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Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables

Established in 1991, HPACG marked its 30th anniversary in 2021. With a solid past and an eye to the future, the group continues its mission of promoting the importance of historic resources and their preservation. For its young age, HPACG has achieved outstanding success in historic preservation efforts. HPACG has effectively communicated the value of historic preservation to its membership, has exhibited leadership in issues of importance to historic preservation, and has established itself as one of the leaders in statewide preservation advocacy. In 2023, the City of Coral Gables presented the organization with a "Certificate of Recognition" during National Preservation Month.

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Mills + Schnoering Architects

Mills + Schnoering Architects, LLC is a full service architectural firm dedicated to design that contributes meaningfully to the built environment, and to the preservation of significant historic structures that reflect their time, place, and cultural associations. Our work is focused on cultural buildings of all types, including theatres and museums; public buildings; campus planning and design; and the preservation and rehabilitation of historic buildings, with a particular focus on the restoration and adaptive use of mid-century Modern structures. We look for projects that inspire and challenge us, and clients who share our commitment to quality and craftsmanship.

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Fung Associates, Inc.

Fung Associates, Inc. (FAI) is an award winning design firm with projects encompassing architecture, master planning, interiors, sustainable design, and historic preservation. FAI is also a leader in the preservation, study, and treatment of Hawaii's wide range of architecture, particularly the mid-century Modern Movement.

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Grove Gables Experts

We are a multicultural real estate team that specializes in the Coconut Grove and Coral Gables markets. We speak four languages, have traveled extensively throughout the world, and have lived in various countries. Our expertise, our passion, and our hearts, however, are centered in Miami. 

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Paul Savidge and Dan Macey

Ricki Sablove

Ricki Sablove serves as secretary for Docomomo US/Greater Philadelphia.  A 1970 graduate of Rutgers, she received her doctorate from that institution in 2013. Prior to attending graduate school, she worked for Arch2 in Metuchen, NJ, researching, documenting, and photographing sites throughout the state. For the past nine years, she has been adjunct professor of Art History at Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ. 

Sauter von Moos

Sauter von Moos is an architecture studio established in Basel by Florian Sauter and Charlotte von Moos, and as of late based in Miami. The studio engages in work on all scales, both in theory and practice.

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