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Keynote speakers focused on communication at jobsite

Symposium keynote featured jobsite research findings

posted October 5, 2015
Keynote speakers at the Texas A&M College of Architecture’s 17th annual faculty research symposium showed how visualization and communication tools can address problems at construction jobsites.
Segner retiring after 46 years of teaching construction science

Retiring CoSci prof Segner lauded by former students

posted October 5, 2015
Bob Segner, a beloved Texas A&M professor of construction science whose legions of former students occupy leadership positions throughout the building industry, is retiring at the conclusion of the spring 2016 semester ending a stellar 46-year teaching career.
Landscape performance initiatives garner commendation from ASLA

LAF landscape design initiatives earn national awards

posted October 5, 2015
As a vice president at the Landscape Architecture Foundation, Forster Ndubisi, head of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, guided development of two award-winning initiatives aimed at enhancing the quality of designed landscapes.
Dunn’s stewardship of study abroad programs recognized

Katy Dunn earns Todd Award for exemplary service

posted October 5, 2015
The first-rate support of international programs at Texas A&M’s College of Architecture helped Katy Dunn, an administrative assistant in the dean’s office, earn the Linda J. Todd Outstanding Support Staff Achievement Award.
Variety of art to be showcased in 2015-16 Wright Gallery season

Gallery year includes photos, installations, architecture, activism

posted October 5, 2015
Through next summer Wright Gallery patrons will experience drawings of increasingly inundated landscapes, a room-sized architectural installation, art protesting sexism, and exhibits featuring residential home designs and Texas landscape photography.
Water cleansing project, design, planning book earn ASLA honors

Water cleansing project, planning book earn honors

posted September 29, 2015
A master plan created by Texas A&M graduate landscape architecture students that showcases “green” methods to cleanse storm water runoff and a ecological design and planning book compiled by the LAUP department head, earned 2015 Texas ASLA awards.
Viz profs to join peers seeking solutions at art-science nexus

Viz reps to break down art, science barriers at confab

posted September 29, 2015
An upcoming event focused on the nexus of art and science is attracting influential leaders from both worlds, including Carol LaFayette, a professor of visualization at Texas A&M University, and head of the Network for Sciences, Engineering, Arts and Design.
Architecture lecture series  draws design luminaries to campus

Dept. of Architecture fall lectures feature designers, scholars

posted September 29, 2015
A leading group of design professionals and educators will share their knowledge and experiences at Texas A&M’s Department of Architecture Fall 2015 Lecture Series. Lectures are on Mondays at 5:45 p.m. in the Geren Auditorium.
Adams to discuss U.S. Capitol addition in TIAS Fellow lecture

Adams to discuss Capitol addition in TIAS Fellow lecture

posted September 29, 2015
Harold Adams ’61, will discuss the multi-decade effort to design and build the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, a project he oversaw as chairman of RTKL, in a public lecture set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10 in the Bush Library and Museum Orientation Theater.
Arup’s global foresight director considered 'Designing on a Social Conscience' at Rowlett Lecture

2015 Rowlett lecturer championed shaping the future by design

posted September 29, 2015
Futurist, architect and structural engineer Chris Luebkeman, director of Arup's Global Foresight, Research and Innovation team, presented "Designing on a Social Conscience" 2015 Rowlett Lecture at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center.
Former design prof championed protection of Texas coastal areas

Former design prof advocated protection of Texas coastal area

posted September 23, 2015
Tom Colbert, a former architecture faculty member who championed hurricane protection systems for the Texas coast to make the area more beautiful and attract outdoor enthusiasts and tourists, died August 24, 2015 after a battle with stomach cancer.
Students created games in 48 hours at Oct. 23-25 Game Jam

Students created games in 48 hours at 2015 Game Jam

posted September 23, 2015
Student video game developers from universities across the nation gathered Oct. 23-25, 2015 on the Texas A&M campus for “Chillennium,” a 48-hour video game-building competition hosted by the Learning Interactive Visualization Experience Lab.
Student’s tool measures urban bike transportation equity

Bike transportation equity measured by new planning tool

posted September 22, 2015
Municipal planners can use a tool developed by a Texas A&M urban planning student to determine if the location of current or planned bicycle lanes in their community enhance the mobility of residents who may not have ready access to automobiles.
Annual college symposium showcased faculty research

College spotlighted faculty research at annual symposium

posted September 10, 2015
The Texas A&M College of Architecture’s 17th annual faculty research symposium, “Natural, Built, Virtual,” took place Oct. 19, 2015 at the Langford Architecture Center on the Texas A&M College Station campus.
Exhibit displays transformable building designs by students

Exhibit displays transformable building designs

posted September 8, 2015
Texas A&M students explore transformable design, structures that can change form or configuration, in an exhibit through Sept 25 in at the J. Wayne Stark Galleries in the Memorial Student Center on the Texas A&M campus.