Visiting Assistant Professor
Aida Miron’s work is grounded in the fields of architecture, landscape design, urbanism and the fine arts. It explores notions of public space, reconstruction and ecology. Aida has taught architecture at the Cooper Union School of Architecture and landscape design at Ponce PCU/Hunter College and has been a visiting instructor at OMI International Art Center and the Aarhus School of Architecture in Denmark. She has been a visiting critic at Pratt Institute, Columbia University Graduate School of Design and Urban Planning, the Bernard & Anne Spitzer School of Architecture, IE School of Architecture and Design-Segovia, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, RISD, Parsons, RPI, and NYIT.
She is the co-Founder and Partner of the landscape design studio, La Casona Garden Design in Miami, a research-design-built practice with a focus on ecological restoration and the use of native plants. She is currently working on the landscape design for: the Oolite Arts Museum, one of the largest non-profit organizations supporting the visual arts in Miami, with architects Barozzi Veiga and Native Tree; Fotografiska Museum Miami, with Rockwell Group; and the NeueHouse Miami with Culture Works, Design Agency and STA. Among her projects are the landscape designs for the Rubell Museum Miami by Selldorf Architects in collaboration with Juan Valadez, and landscape designs for residential projects in Miami, Brazil and the Caribbean.
Aida was a Lighting Designer with the Specialist team at Buro Happold in NY, among her collaborations are: the upcoming MIT Music building with SANAA, the Doha Cultural Center with Diller Scofidio + Renfro, the Quinnipiac University in Hamden with DLab, the Boeing Aerospace Center in Boston with Stantec, AMNH Education Building in New York with DBB/Spacesmith, the Branson Estate in Mosquito Island with Charles Myers & Partners, Detroit’s Book Tower’s restaurants with ODA, and Dia’s Broken Kilometer, among others. She was a Project Designer at T.Kondos Associates, focusing on projects in Latin America such as the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum in Costa Rica and the Miraflores Archeological Museum in Guatemala City. Most recently she was the Lighting Design Lead and Project Manager at Dumbo based experimental lighting studio the SEED.
She has over 15 years experience as an architect, landscape designer and lighting designer, working on a wide range of cultural, civic, commercial, educational, residential, mixed-use and urban projects in the US, Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. She has volunteered on infrastructure projects in Latin America with Engineers Without Borders and has been a researcher in NYC, Berlin, Barcelona, Trondheim and Tromsø.
She is a two time recipient of the BKH grant in Norway, and the winner of the Abraham E. Kazan award for urban design in NYC. She is based NYC, Miami, and Sweden.
Bachelors of Architecture – The Cooper Union Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture
Master of Architecture – Technical School of Architecture of Barcelona-UPC
Post-Graduate Degree in Urban Studies – Bauhaus Kolleg Dessau
MFA – Norwegian Technical University of Trondheim
Visiting Graduate Student – Tromsø Academy of Landscape Architecture and Territorial Studies, AHO-Arctic University of Tromsø