A group of distinguished leaders from the design and construction industry, all of them Texas A&M former students, recently designed a supplemental curriculum to help aspiring College of Architecture students become tomorrow’s industry leaders.
Small business owners and community leaders in Brownsville, Texas, identified their community’s economic strengths and weaknesses in a series of discussions hosted by Edna Ledesma, a Ph.D. Urban and Regional Sciences student.
Two “tiny” homes designed and built by students at the Texas A&M College of Architecture will soon house a disabled, homeless person and a homeless veteran. The houses were displayed to curious Rudder Plaza passersby Nov. 14-15.
More than 200 students from predominantly Hispanic Rio Grande Valley Texas high schools spent a week learning about possible career paths while attending the summer 2016 Texas A&M Construction Management Academy.
Turning construction theory into practice, Texas A&M construction science students studying abroad in the United Kingdom in summer 2016 built a scaled-down version of The Gherkin, an iconic London skyscraper, in less than 5 days.
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.
New appointments to Texas A&M College of Architecture endowed professorships and fellowships, which support their holders’ teaching, research and service initiatives, have been announced by Jorge Vanegas, dean of the college.
“The Celebration of Excellence,” an annual Texas A&M Department of Architecture event spotlighting outstanding student and faculty achievements, will include a juried evaluation of the year’s top five graduate final study projects, culminating with ta “Best of the Best Award.”
A group of metal sculptures displayed outside The Arts Center in College Station, created by students in a visualization sculpture class, created quite a buzz in the Bryan/College Station area, said Chris Dyer, CEO of The Arts Council of Brazos Valley.
For the second consecutive year, Texas A&M was recognized as one of the nation’s top animation schools, placing third among public institutions and second in the Southwest in new lists created by Animation Career Review.
Sukjoon Oh, a Texas A&M Ph.D. architecture student, is discovering how much consumers can expect to save on their electricity bills in a not-too-distant future when household appliances will be part of a Wi-Fi network.