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Planning prof takes reins of hazard research center

Planning prof takes reins of hazard research center

posted July 11, 2019
One of the nation’s premier hazard research hubs, the Texas A&M Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center, will continue focusing on disaster preparedness, mitigation and recovery with its new director Michelle Meyer, assistant professor of urban planning.
Construction science dept. aims to become research hub for space-based building projects

CoSci dept. aims to become research hub for space projects

posted July 11, 2019
As the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing renews interest in stations on the moon or Mars, the Department of Construction Science continues to lay groundwork to position the department as a leading research consultant for space-based projects.
Prof awarded grant for work in saving historic Black settlements

Prof works to save historic Black settlements

posted July 9, 2019
For her impassioned work to protect Texas’ endangered, historic African-American communities, Andrea Roberts, Texas A&M assistant professor of urban planning, received a $50,000 grant from the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Arch prof explores three decades of architecture in Israel

Arch prof explores three decades of Israeli architecture

posted June 28, 2019
Leading scholars explore innovative and experimental architecture created during Israel’s first three decades of existence in a new book co-edited by Ana Geva, Texas A&M professor of architecture.
Prof’s drawing chosen for prestigious Texas gallery exhibition

Prof’s drawing chosen for Texas gallery exhibition

posted June 19, 2019
A drawing by Alejandro Borges, an architecture faculty member at Texas A&M, is part of a June 22 – July 20 group exhibit at Artspace 111, one of the most prestigious galleries in Texas.
‘Toy Story 4’ brought to life by former viz contributors

‘Toy Story 4’ brought to life by former viz contributors

posted June 19, 2019
Sixteen former Texas A&M visualization students helped bring back to life some of cinema’s most beloved characters in Toy Story 4, the latest installment in the hit animated movie series, which opens Thursday, June 20, 2019.
Undergrads employ robotics in design and construction

Undergrads employ robotics in design and construction

posted May 30, 2019
Texas A&M undergraduates in several disciplines experimented with a cutting-edge approach to robotics in design and manufacturing in a spring 2019 class led by Maryam Mansoori, a Ph.D. architecture student.
Urban produce-growing project earns honor for M. Arch student

Grad student’s urban produce project earns contest honor

posted May 2, 2019
An innovative concept that integrates agriculture and urban living earned Sana Khadepaun, a Master of Architecture student, a place among top projects in a contest whose organizers aim to revamp cities into places whose inhabitants grow food.
Study finds that 'green' infrastructure yields benefits

Study finds that 'green' infrastructure yields benefits

posted May 2, 2019
A recent study by urban planning professor Galen Newman suggests that installing “green” infrastructure features can provide communities with ecological and economic benefits, particularly in communities with frequent flooding.
Newman develops model to predict locations of urban decline and development

Model to predict locations of urban decline, renewal

posted May 2, 2019
Urban planners in shrinking Rust Belt cities grappling with a growing number of vacant lots, abandoned buildings and declining neighborhoods could get help from a new planning tool developed by Galen Newman, Texas A&M associate professor of urban planning, and a team of university researchers.
Former first lady learns about Newman’s public health study

Former first lady learns about public health study

posted May 2, 2019
Former First Lady Laura Bush heard presentations by three Texas A&M professors who discussed their research on “green” infrastructure and public health at a Houston Methodist Hospital symposium in February 2019.
May 2019 architecture and film symposium explored design theory, teaching and practice

Film Symposium explored design theory, practice

posted April 30, 2019
A wide variety of research and creative work by film and design scholars and filmmakers was featured in the 2019 Architecture and Film Symposium May 4-5. Participants promoted innovations in design theory, teaching and practice.
International experience inspires dual masters in architecture, land and property development

Student’s winding path leads to two graduate degrees

posted April 26, 2019
After eight years, three continents, and one accident that nearly took his life, Jace Bentle of Sweetwater, Texas walked the graduation stage twice this May, coming away with graduate degrees in both architecture and land and property development, earned in tandem from the Texas A&M College of Architecture.
Landscape architecture prof Highlights trees’ vital role in landscape design

LAND prof highlights trees’ vital role in landscape design

posted April 25, 2019
On this Arbor Day, April 26, 2019, William ‘Chip’ Winslow, a landscape architecture professor at Texas A&M University, highlights the vital role of trees in the Earth’s ecosystem.
Distinguished alum Adams ‘61 received honorary Texas A&M Ph.D. at spring commencement

Distinguished alum Adams ’61 earned honorary Ph.D.

posted April 23, 2019
Harold Adams ’61, who worked with President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy on federal building projects, then later led the transformation of a Baltimore design firm to a global practice, received an honorary Ph.D. from Texas A&M at spring 2019 commencement.