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College of Architecture honors six distinguished former students

College names six outstanding alumni

posted May 9, 2013
Six former students from Texas A&M’s College of Architecture who have risen to the top of their professional field while making significant public service contributions were honored Oct. 11, 2013 as outstanding alumni.
Former student, partner creating marketing videos for design firms

Alumnus shooting architectural videos for design firms

posted April 19, 2013
Architecture firms are turning to video as a branding tool that combines a design philosophy and visuals of completed projects, said former Texas A&M environmental design student Andrew Pogue, ’07, a Denver-based videographer and photographer.
Doctoral student’s colonia settlers sketch shown at New York exhibit

Student's sketch chosen for NYC gallery exhibit

posted April 19, 2013
A sketch by Texas A&M Ph.D. architecture student Bara Safarova depicting the imaginary arrival of settlers to a new colonia was part of Sketch. 2013, an exhibit investigating the role sketches play in design communication shown at Fordham University in New York.
Students use recycled materials to craft installations along walkway

Recycled materials incorporated into bridge installations

posted April 17, 2013
A series of architectural installations created from recycled materials and designed to interact with the surrounding architecture, nature and viewers were erected last March on the second floor bridge connecting the Langford Architecture Center at Texas A&M.
Hillier’s work on display in  Houston gallery this spring

Hillier’s work to be displayed in Houston

posted April 8, 2013
Intricate handkerchief drawings by Karen Hillier, a former visualization faculty member at Texas A&M, will be on display in Houston’s BLUEorange Contemporary Art Gallery from April 13 - May 12, 2013.
OPAS anniversary exhibit bases  designed, fabricated at college

College contributes to exhibit revisiting OPAS productions

posted March 7, 2013
Students designed and fabricated display stands for a Forsyth Galleries photo exhibit celebrating the 40th anniversary of MSC-OPAS with images from four decades of performing arts venues the organization has shared with Brazos Valley residents.
College of Architecture biennial faculty art show opens March 21

Faculty art show opens March 21 at Stark Galleries

posted March 6, 2013
A diverse array of artwork including interactive multimedia installations, sculptures, photographs, video, drawings and paintings created by faculty from the Texas A&M College of Architecture will be exhibited March 21 – May 19 at the J. Wayne Stark Galleries.
20th Viz-a-GoGo exhibition takes 'Viz to the Future'

Viz-a-GoGo 20 takes 'Viz to the Future'

posted February 27, 2013
Celebrating its 20th year, Viz-a-GoGo, the annual showcase of student work from the visualization programs at Texas A&M University, took its audience on a time-traveling adventure — in a DeLorean, no less — with a series of interstitial stories paying tribute to the program's heritage.
TRC staffer earns President’s Meritorious Service Award

Visual resource coordinator earns president's award

posted February 25, 2013
For his tireless efforts supporting and expanding the digital image collection at the college's Technical Reference Center, visual resources coordinator Ian Muise received a President’s Meritorious Service Award.
Former student helps design  kinetic installation for MSC

Former student’s installation debuts Feb. 22 at MSC

posted February 22, 2013
A high-tech, permanent installation in the Memorial Student Center portraying Texas A&M students past and present, designed in part by a former environmental design student, was activated by university president R. Bowen Loftin during a ceremony Friday, Feb. 22, 2013.
NSF network building momentum to blend art and science learning

NSF group melding art, science learning

posted February 6, 2013
The national Network for Sciences, Engineering, Arts & Design, headed by Carol LaFayette, associate professor of visualization, is advancing the STEM to STEAM movement: adding art and design components, the "A," to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.
Prof shoots time-lapse video of Arts and Humanities Building

Time-lapse video tracks rise of new campus building

posted January 30, 2013
Beam-by-beam construction progress of the Arts and Humanities Building at Texas A&M was captured by Jeff Haberl, professor of architecture at Texas A&M, who photographed the construction site once a week from a perch on the fourth floor of Langford A.
Former student’s giant cross, sculptures attracting visitors

Former student’s cross, sculptures attracting visitors

posted January 16, 2013
A religious sculpture garden in the Texas Hill Country is attracting visitors because of God’s presence at the site, said its builder, Max Greiner Jr. ‘74, a former Texas A&M environmental design student.
Vizzers showcase fall projects

Exhibits showcase Viz student work

posted December 13, 2012
Semester culminating exhibits showcasing the creations of graduate and undergraduate visualization students featured a wide variety of media. See Glen Vigus' photos of the MFA-Viz exhibit and the fall undergraduate visualization show.
Design, engineering students  create new Bright installation

Collaboration yields kinetic installation for Bright building

posted December 12, 2012
“Pop/Op,” a new piece of kinetic art inspired by Pop Art and pop-up books, the result of a collaboration between design and aerospace engineering students at Texas A&M, is a new adornment to the Bright engineering buildling’s south entrance.