The University of Florida is celebrating the life and continuing career of Alfred Browning Parker, noted for his Tropical Modern architecture. The exhibit "Of the Master's Hand" will be on display at the Reitz Union on the UF cumpus through October 3, followed by the exhibit "Promises of Paradise: Staging Mid-Century Miami" opening at the Harn Museum on October 11.
Alfred Browning Parker website: http://www.alfredbparker.com/home.html
"The Master of Coconut Grove": Article in Summer 2008 issue of Modernism magazine (free registration required)
"UF names endowment after alumnus, renowned Miami architect" (InsideUF, Sept. 17, 2008)
House du Rivage: a film maker looks at her experience of living in an Alfred Browing Parker house, and expands into an examination of the role architecture plays in our lives.
"Architect Teaches 'Green' Techniques: A 1940''s Architect Continues To Make 'Miami Modern Homes' Using 'Green'" with video clip