Prof. Martha Kohen
Director, UF Center for Hydro-generated Urbanism UF|CHU
Dipl. Arch Cambridge University England 1968-1972
Facultad de Arquitectura UDELAR Uruguay 1965-1968/1984
Director of the School of Architecture, University of Florida, 2003-2008
Full Professor at SOA DCP University of Florida 2003-2018
Born in Uruguay 1947, Graduated from the Universities of Cambridge and UDELAR Uruguay (1968-1972-1984) in Architecture and Urban Design. Directed own Architecture and Urban Design office MKRO, from1992 to 2003 in Montevideo, the recipient of multiple professional national and international awards, among them the First Price of the Sao Paulo Architecture Biennale 2004. Appointed Director of the School of Architecture, University of Florida 2003-8. Has taught graduate and undergraduate studios, directed thesis and conducted funded research focused on experiential learning, Community Development and Sea level Rise urban impacts, and lectured internationally. Directs since 2016 the CHU, Center for Hydro-generated Urbanism at the College of Design Construction and Planning that acted as an International Consortium spanning four continents since 2012. I am a member of the UNESCO Chair on Sustainable Urban Quality and Culture, Steering and Scientific Committees (Rome) and a Visiting Professor at La Sapienza Rome University.