Rodolphe El-Khoury

Dean and Professor of Architecture & Urbanism

Rodolphe el-Khoury is Dean of the University of Miami School of Architecture. He was Canada Research Chair at the University of Toronto, Head of Architecture at California College of the Arts, and Associate Professor at Harvard Graduate School of Design. He also taught at Columbia University, Rhode Island School of Design, and Princeton University and has had Visiting Professor appointments at MIT, University of Hong Kong, and Rice University (Cullinen Visiting Chair).


Indrit Alushani

Research Associate/ RAD Lab Supervisor
Adjunct Professor

Indrit has completed his Masters in Architecture at the University of Toronto. His previous education was in Architectural Design, Fine Arts and Languages at the University of Toronto. Indrit has extensive experience in architectural design, construction and site management while expanding his skills in programming. He takes interest in finding creative ways to bridge art, architecture, and programming to create exciting experiences and further incite new areas for research. Indrit has been responsible for being a runner up of several international competitions such as: VModern Furniture Design, Young Architects Competition, Burning Man Black Rock City Honoraria. He has been responsible for the design and implementation of prominent projects both local and internationally, some noteworthy ones being: The Well and Eglinton Corsstown LRT (Toronto), Miami Beach Pedestrian Bridge and Five Park. He has worked at a number of different Architecture firms; in Toronto (Urban Strategies, NORR, Adamson Associates Architects) as well as in Miami (Arquitectonica International). Currently, Indrit works at the University of Miami’s School of Architecture as Lecturer and Supervisor for RAD-UM.

Donnie Garcia-Navarro

Adjunct Professor

Donnie Garcia-Navarro is a lecturer, researcher, and architectural designer who received his Bachelor of Architecture and Master of Science in Architecture from the University of Miami. Garcia-Navarro’s academic training and research interests has led him to focus on healthcare and design, looking forward to how technology can bridge gaps in pressing everyday problems of our built environment. Given his three roles: lecturer, researcher, and architectural designer; he strives to blend the world of design and academia.