Professor Joanna Lombard
Professor Lombard co-teaches in the Ecosystem Science and Policy program and is an architect and Professor at the University of Miami School of Architecture. Her undergraduate degree is from Tulane University and her graduate degree is from Harvard University. At the University of Miami she teaches design in the core and option studios as well as courses on the theories of landscape and professional practice. She, Denis Hector, Fernando Miralles (CE and RSMAS) and Don Olson (RSMAS) collaborate on the undergraduate course, Architecture & the Environment.
She is working with colleagues in the School of Architecture and College of Medicine on studies that examine the effects of the design of neighborhoods on the well being of children and the elderly, funded respectively by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National Institute of Health.
With Denis Hector, she has an architectural practice that focuses on buildings and gardens. Recently, she collaborated with Xavier Iglesias and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk of DPZ on the design of the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden Visitor Center in Coral Gables. Lombard and Associate Professor Rocco Ceo recently completed The Historic Landscapes of Florida, an exhibition and publication of ten years of study on twenty-seven historic landscapes throughout the state of Florida. The work was supported by grants from the University of Miami Orvitiz Awards in the Arts and Humanities and the Deering Foundation.
1223 Dickinson Drive
Building 48E Room 312
Coral Gables, Florida 33146