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Arch building studio project featured in design magazine

Student-desgined arches featured in Arch2O magazine

posted September 30, 2016
Elegant, self-supporting, easy-to-assemble plywood arches designed and built by first year environmental design students were featured by Arch2O, a website that publishes uncommon, undiscovered designs.
Plans tackling urban issues earn LAND students national awards

LAND students’ urban plans earn national honors

posted September 20, 2016
Two projects developed by Texas A&M graduate landscape architecture students that address issues in urban areas created by depopulation and environmental hazards were recognized with national awards from the American Society of Landscape Architects.
Students created video games  in 48 hours at Chillennium 2016

Students created video games in 48 hours at game jam

posted September 7, 2016
More than 200 students from 12 universities created video games from scratch in just 48 hours at Chillennium 2016, a game-building competition, or “game jam,” Sept. 23-25, 2016, hosted by the Texas A&M Department of Visualization.
Student’s Bicycle Equity Index earns APA top paper honors

National group honors paper by planning student

posted July 21, 2016
A new planning tool developed by Rachel Prelog, a graduate urban planning student, helps transportation planners determine whether bicycle lanes enhance the mobility of residents who may not have ready access to automobiles.
LAND students garner first prize  in Houston bridge design contest

LAND students earn top prize in Houston bridge design contest

posted July 21, 2016
A stylish bridge design created by landscape architecture students crossing Interstate 10 in Houston’s thriving Energy Corridor District garnered first place honors in a design competition hosted by the district.
Ph.D. student’s team pitches idea on national innovator TV show

Ph.D. student’s team pitches idea on national TV show

posted June 29, 2016
On a national TV show, Kai Wu, a Texas A&M Urban and Regional Sciences Ph.D. student, demonstrated SwimART, a tiny submersible computer she and a team of entrepreneurs developed to enable competitive swimmers to monitor their statistics in real time.
Student wins contest reimagining iconic museum trimmed in wood

Student wins contest reimagining museum trimmed in wood

posted May 20, 2016
Texas A&M graduate architecture student Jaechang Ko reimagined Fort Worth’s iconic Kimbell Art Museum — a structure replete with concrete and marble — in Eastern White Pine to capture first place in a timber industry design competition.
Architecture Dept. honors best of best at Celebration of Excellence

May 12 celebration to honor best of best in TAMU architecture

posted May 3, 2016
“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.”
Francis Hall transformation honored by builders’ group

Renovation of Francis Hall earns constructors' honor

posted March 29, 2016
The transformation of a nearly 100 year-old Francis Hall into the new home of construction science education at Texas A&M has been recognized as one of the nation’s top renovation projects in 2015 by The Associated General Contractors of America.
National construction group honors Francis Hall renovation

National group honors Francis Hall renovation effort

posted March 28, 2016
The transformation of a nearly 100 year-old Francis Hall into the new home of construction science education at Texas A&M has been recognized as one of the nation’s top renovation projects in 2015 by the Associated Builders and Contractors.
Students reimagine the doorknob in departmental design contest

Students reimagine the doorknob in design contest

posted March 25, 2016
What’s something that people use all the time but hardly notice? It’s the underappreciated doorknob, an object that first-year environmental design students at Texas A&M reimagined in a fall 2015 contest hosted by the Department of Architecture.
Ph.D. student’s research poster earns top honor at conference

Ph.D. student’s poster earns top honor at conference

posted March 25, 2016
A poster designed by Ph.D. student Sungmin Lee, illustrating findings by Texas A&M researchers in a study to determine how older pedestrians' fear of falling affects their physical fitness, captured an award from a national research foundation.
Grad design students take top  honors in Houston AIA contest

Grad arch students take top honors in Houston AIA contest

posted March 24, 2016
An award-winning design concept by four Texas A&M graduate architecture students of a next-generation healthcare facility at the Texas Medical Center in Houston is a striking departure from the center’s existing architecture.
Viz students hit the road, win top honors in Feb. 5-7 KSU game jam

Viz students hit the road, win top honors in KSU game jam

posted March 2, 2016
With fun-filled video games based on healthy eating, three Texas A&M student teams swept a Kansas State University game design competition, or game jam, held Feb. 5–7 in Manhattan, Kan.
Energy Corridor bridge design competition gets under way

Students to compete to design Interstate 10 pedestrian bridge

posted January 19, 2016
Students are creating designs for an Interstate 10 pedestrian bridge in Houston's Energy Corridor District for a competition hosted by the district and Texas A&M landscape architecture professor Jun-Hyun Kim.