Palmer Trinity has chosen architect, Jorge Hernandez, to draw up the blue prints for the Chapel on the South Campus.
Jorge L. Hernandez is a professor and practitioner of Architecture. He was born in Havana Cuba in 1956 and immigrated to Miami in 1962. He received his Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Miami in 1980 and his Master of Architecture from the University of Virginia in 1985 where he studied design and architectural history. He joined the faculty of the University of Virginia in 1985 and since 1987 has been a professor of Architecture at the University of Miami.
Jorge has lectured in Europe and the United States, taught for the Prince of Wales School of Architecture, and has participated in numerous international symposia and conferences. His work has been published in the United States, South America, and Europe in various books and journals including Architectural Digest, Metro Home, Archi & Colonne, and many others. In 1996, he was chosen to be one of 40 architects featured in that decade's 40 Under 40. He collaborated with renowned art-historian Vincent Scully on a book entitled Between Two Towers: The Drawings of the School of Miami. In 2002, Klickowski Publishers issued a monograph entitled Casas/House: Jorge L. Hernandez.