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Fall 2014 architecture lectures  draw design luminaries to campus

Fall 2014 lecture series brings design luminaries to campus

posted September 30, 2014
A diverse group of architectural designers, educators and artists will share their knowledge and experiences with students during the Texas A&M Department of Architecture’s Fall 2014 Lecture Series scheduled 5:45 p.m. in the Preston Geren Auditorium on the dates noted.
Editorial skills, contributions to field earn TSA honor for alumnus

Editorial savvy, contributions earn TSA honor for alum

posted September 30, 2014
For his exceptional contributions to the built environment and the profession of architecture and is adept editorial skills, Chris Grossnicklaus, a 2006 Texas A&M Master of Architecture graduate, has earned a Texas Society of Architects Associate of the Year Honor Award.
Department of Architecture to host Aggie Reception at annual TSA Convention in Houston

RSVP to attend Aggie TSA reception in Houston Nov. 6

posted September 30, 2014
Former students and friends of the Texas A&M Department of Architecture are invited to the annual Aggie TSA reception at the 75th annual Texas Society of Architects Convention and Design Expo in Houston.
Design by Wibowo ’96 for patient with dementia featured in Dwell

Dwell magazine features former student’s design

posted September 29, 2014
When septuagenarians Ken and Claire Stevens needed an addition to their Tacoma, Wash. home to accommodate Ken’s symptoms from Alzheimer’s syndrome, they turned to Ko Wibowo, who earned a Master of Architecture degree at Texas A&M in 1996.
Architecture students design portable Ebola treatment clinics

Students design portable Ebola treatment clinics

posted September 22, 2014
Design concepts for portable, rapidly deployable Ebola virus treatment clinics created by Texas A&M Master of Architecture students will be unveiled at a 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24 presentation on the fourth floor of the Langford Architecture Center’s Building A on the Texas A&M campus.
Weekday shuttle ferrying riders between Langford and Riverside

New shuttle route established between Langford, Riverside

posted September 20, 2014
A weekday shuttle now carries students to and from the Langford Architecture Center and the College of Architecture’s Automated Fabrication and Design Laboratory at Texas A&M's Riverside Campus.
Architecture students travel to Bangladesh, win design charrette

Students help create winning master plan at Bangladesh event

posted September 16, 2014
A master plan for transforming a heavily polluted industrial area in Dhaka, Bangladesh into a vibrant community — designed in-part by two Texas A&M Master of Architecture students — earned first place honors at a four-day design charrette in Bangladesh.
Grad vizzers craft short films under DreamWorks’ guidance

Grad vizzers create films with guidance from DreamWorks

posted September 9, 2014
Three animated films, each portraying a 30-second tale about a robot, were created this summer by graduate visualization students at Texas A&M with guidance on the latest digital techniques from artists at DreamWorks Animation.
Essay spotlights social activism in professor emeritus Fisk's career

Essay highlights professor emeritus’ social activism

posted September 9, 2014
As a leader of numerous projects undertaken in politically charged situations, Pliny Fisk, Texas A&M architecture professor emeritus, continues the legacy of 1960s progressive idealism, asserts Sarah Deyong, associate professor of architecture.
Artist transforms refuse into critique of consumer culture

Refuse recycled in artist’s critique of consumer culture

posted September 9, 2014
Austin visual artist Virginia Fleck’s critique of what she calls “our consumerist society,” presented in a series of circular mandalas created from plastic shopping bags and product packaging material, will be on exhibit Sept. 1 – Oct. 15 in the Wright Gallery.
Former students share news with the College of Architecture

Former students report activities

posted August 31, 2014
Former students are invited to submit items for the Class Acts section of the arch|one e-newsletter, which highlights professional achievements, as well as news briefs about marriages, births, retirements and whatever else former students care to share with the college community. News and photos may be e-mailed directly to the editor.
Acknowledgements: Fall 2014 Architecture-for-Health lectures

Acknowledgements: fall Architecture-for-Health lectures

posted August 25, 2014
The Fall 2014 Architecture-for-Health Lecture Series at Texas A&M, “Emerging Technology’s Impact on the Design of Health and Hospital Facilities Delivery,” will feature weekly presentations by experts in the design, engineering, and construction industries.
Experts to discuss how technology impacts healthcare unit design

Experts to discuss tech’s impact on health care design

posted August 19, 2014
Leaders in design, engineering and information technology will talk about modern, state-of-the-art specialty healthcare units as part of the Center for Health Systems & Design's Fall 2014 Architecture-for-Health Lecture Series at Texas A&M.
Viz department showcased at global graphics conference

Viz department work showcased at global graphics conference

posted August 11, 2014
Students and faculty at Texas A&M’s Department of Visualization are well represented at SIGGRAPH 2014, the globe’s premier computer graphics conference, attended annually by thousands of industry professionals throughout the world.
Design students rethink doors in spring ’14 design-build project

Design students rethink doors in design-build project

posted August 11, 2014
One of the most common objects in everyday life, the door, was reimagined by second-year Texas A&M environmental design students in a spring 2014 design-build project.