Juan Antonio Bueno is Professor of Landscape Architecture and Founding Dean of the College of Architecture + The Arts. HE is Fellow-Elect of the American Society of Landscape Architects and Distinguished Alumnus of the Landscape Architecture Program at Harvard University. He was a registered landscape architect and professional engineer in Florida, where he shared his professional practice with the architect and landscape architect Teresita Falcón at Falcón + Bueno for 45 years.
He has won thirty-two regional, national, and international awards for design and planning projects, visionary work, instruction and research, historic preservation, and service and communications, including national and international design competitions, four national awards, as well as numerous state awards from the American Society of Landscape Architecture, including the preeminent Ross Merrill Award, two Edward D. Stone Jr. Landmark Awards, and Frederic B. Stresau Award of Excellence. His work has been extensively published, exhibited, and presented in over three hundred academic and professional venues in North America, South America, and Europe.
Academically, his research currently focuses on the urban regional planning project Havana & Its Landscapes; El patio: Reflection of Spain on the origins, development, and transformation of the Hispanic courtyard; and South Florida Landscapes: Native Species + Natural Communities.