Texas A&M University researchers are collaborating on an NSF initiative aimed at identifying links between the U.S. food distribution system and the nation’s energy, water and transportation networks that are most likely to be disrupted in a natural disaster.
Sculptures by Ohio-based artist Mark Schatz depicting people's attempts to make sense of an indifferent universe will be featured in “True Believers,” an exhibit opening Oct. 24 in the Texas A&M College of Architecture’s Wright Gallery.
After each heavy rain last spring on the streets of an impoverished, east Houston industrial neighborhood, students from nearby Furr High School trained by Texas A&M graduate planning students mapped and tested the toxicity of storm floodwaters.
Researchers will learn if the storytelling prowess of fourth-grade students aids their understanding of science concepts in a National Science Foundation project led by Sharon Lynn Chu, Texas A&M assistant professor of visualization.
Faculty will present a wide array of projects at the college’s 18th annual research symposium, “Natural, Built, Virtual,” scheduled Oct. 24, 2016, at the Langford Architecture Center on the Texas A&M College Station campus.
More than 200 students from 12 universities created video games from scratch in just 48 hours at Chillennium 2016, a game-building competition, or “game jam,” Sept. 23-25, 2016, hosted by the Texas A&M Department of Visualization.
A global network of design, product and construction leaders named Ming-Han Li, professor of landscape architecture, one of the 25 Most Admired Educators for 2016-17 and ranked Texas A&M’s landscape architecture programs among the nation’s elite.
A $1000 prize will go to the winner of the Texas A&M College of Architecture’s student competition to redesign the college’s gonfalon, a banner symbolizing the school and its disciplines that is , the gonfalon is prominently displayed at university functions.
New algorithms that dramatically shorten the time it takes to perform virtual building fire simulations developed by Chengde Wu, a Ph.D. architecture student at Texas A&M, can help architects make data-driven decisions to improve fire safety in their building designs.
Elegant, self-supporting, easy-to-assemble plywood arches designed and built by first year environmental design students were featured by Arch2O, a website that publishes uncommon, undiscovered designs.
Author Rex Miller, an expert in workplace team performance, discussed design as a key element of office culture in “How Engaging Workspaces Lead to Transformation and Growth,” the keynote address of the 18th annual faculty research symposium.
Two projects developed by Texas A&M graduate landscape architecture students that address issues in urban areas created by depopulation and environmental hazards were recognized with national awards from the American Society of Landscape Architects.
Healthcare facility architects and administrators will address the design implications of population health, an approach aimed at improving healthcare outcomes for all population groups, during the Fall 2016 Architecture-For-Health Lecture Series.
Leading designers and educators will discuss a wide variety of completed and ongoing projects at the Texas A&M Department of Architecture’s Fall 2016 Architecture Lecture Series. The public lectures are set for 5:45 p.m. on Mondays in the Preston Geren Auditorium.
Bob Warden, a Texas A&M professor of architecture who headed numerous research projects at historic sites as the director of Texas A&M’s Center for Heritage Conservation, has been named interim head of the university’s Department of Architecture.
Shannon van Zandt, an experienced administrator, prolific researcher and professor of urban planning, becomes the new interim head of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning in fall 2016.
For his many achievements as a healthcare facility designer and educator, Kirk Hamilton, professor of architecture, earned the Changemaker award from the Center for Health Design, a group of designers and healthcare professionals.
A graduate Texas A&M construction science student introduced a better technique for creating 3-D models of building interiors using a process known as photogrammetry, which employs software to render models from photographs.
Beginning in fall 2016, Dawn Jourdan, an experienced academic administrator, land use attorney and urban planning educator, will help lead the Texas A&M College of Architecture as the college’s executive associate dean.
Jinsil Hwaryoung Seo, Texas A&M assistant professor of visualization, is seeking to discover if art projects improve older adults' well-being in a series of seniors’ art workshops at assisted living homes and a local art gallery.