Cristina Canton


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Cristina Canton was born in Miami, Florida. She received a Master of Architecture and Urban Design Degree in residence in Rome, Italy from the University of Miami, a Bachelor Degree of Architecture from the University of Miami, and an Associate in Arts Degree from Miami Dade College. She is a founding principal of NC-office (architecture /urbanism) an award winning Miami based partnership composed of University of Miami and Harvard graduates. The firm is a recipient of a 2015 Knight Foundation Knight Arts Challenge grant. NC-office was listed by Architect Magazine as one of the top 50 U.S. architecture firms in two categories - Sustainability (ranked 10th in 2014 and 47th in 2013) and Design (ranked 29th in 2013). The work varies in scope – including custom houses, multifamily residential, retail prototypes, training facilities for Alex Rodriguez (N.Y. Yankees), an eco-resort development, hotel renovations for Soho Beach House and Faena Hotels, art installations, furniture, and public spaces, as well as urban design proposals for Boston, New York, Barcelona, Seoul, Guatemala, Sofia, and Miami. NC-office has been awarded with ‘Excellence in Interior Design’ from the Miami Chapter of the American Institute of Architects for the Inkanta Design Store as well as for the Cafe Bustelo in Miami Beach. Other awards include a citation for “Innovation and Technology” from the Boston Society of Architects, and an honorable mention for the Dawntown Seaplane competition. The work of NC-office has been exhibited locally, and internationally. Several projects have also been published in various architectural journals, newspapers, and numerous on-line sources. Cristina has taught design studios at Florida International University and is a lecturer at the University of Miami School of Architecture teaching design studio and drawing at the formative level.

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