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Preservation experts to discuss campus depression-era buildings

Preservation experts to discuss 1930s–era buildings on campus

posted April 15, 2014
A significant era of the campus’ architectural heritage will be discussed by preservation experts in “A Collection of Extraordinary Talent & Artistry: The Depression-Era Buildings of Texas A&M,” 4 p.m., April 30, 2014, in Preston Geren Auditorium.
Aggies studying abroad introduce Big Event tradition to Europeans

Students studying abroad bring Big Event to Europe

posted April 15, 2014
Numerous public spaces in Europe received “facelifts” from College of Architecture students in three study abroad venues as a “thank you” to their host communities — mirroring the annual Big Event tradition in Bryan/College Station.
Contest to feature innovative presentations of diversity data

Contest to feature innovative packaging of diversity data

posted March 31, 2014
Students will have 24 hours to create innovative presentations of Texas A&M diversity-related data in an April 4-5 contest co-sponsored by the College of Architecture’s Diversity Council.
Paintings by late design prof Alan Stacell on display April 5 – May 10

Late design prof’s paintings on display April 5 – May 10

posted March 27, 2014
An exhibit of 20 paintings by the late Alan Stacell, a prolific artist and former professor of architecture who for 40 years served as teacher and mentor to a legion of student designers, will open with a 6 p.m. reception April 5 at the Wright Gallery, Langford A.
Renowned environmental activist to speak at Texas A&M in April

Environmentalist to speak at Texas A&M at two April lectures

posted March 26, 2014
Bill McKibben, who the Boston Globe called one of the United States’ most important environmentalists, will discuss the threat of global warming and the international movement to end humanity’s reliance on fossil fuels in two lectures set for April 10 and 11.
Former students to discuss career arcs at Rowlett Lecture March 28

Former students featured at March 28 Rowlett Lecture

posted March 24, 2014
Ten young professionals, three of them former design students, will discuss how environmental, cultural and technological changes have affected their career arcs at the 2014 Rowlett Lecture Friday, March 28 at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center.
Business office staffer honored with president’s service award

High-level honor netted by business office staff member

posted March 24, 2014
Sustained, outstanding service to Texas A&M University has garnered a 2013-14 President’s Meritorious Service Award for Kevin Gustavus, an administrator “known as the go-to person” for resolving business-related matters at the College of Architecture.
Texas A&M to host Associated Schools of Construction confab

Texas A&M to host global construction confab in April ‘15

posted March 21, 2014
Construction science educators and graduate students from across the United States and throughout the world will come to Texas A&M April 22-25, 2015 for the Associated Schools of Construction’s 51st Annual International Conference.
Design prof to lecture at April architecture celebration in D.C.

Design prof to speak at architecture event in Washington D.C.

posted March 21, 2014
Participants attending a weeklong celebration of architecture in the nation’s capital will be able to learn about the history of “green” building design from Philip Tabb, professor of architecture at Texas A&M.
Former Viz prof exhibits 'ironic monuments of the ordinary'

Former prof’s work displayed at Wright Gallery March 5-31

posted February 19, 2014
Images of everyday, personal objects and drawings of oversized handkerchiefs, representing memory and observation, are featured in a March 5-31, 2014 exhibit of work by Karen Hillier, professor emerita of visualization, at Texas A&M’s Wright Gallery in building A of the Langford Architecture Center.
HRRC researchers focus on resilience, smart planning

HRRC marks 25th year championing resilience, planning

posted February 17, 2014
To mark 25 years of disaster-related research at Texas A&M University, many of the nation’s top hazard researchers are gathering on campus April 4-5 to present their latest work as part of the Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center’s “Planning for Disaster Resilience Symposium.”
March CHC symposium to feature  Houston building preservationists

CHC symposium to feature Houston preservation experts

posted February 11, 2014
The challenges and rewards of preserving historic buildings in Houston will be discussed by leaders in the city’s preservation community at “Houston: Building Stories,” the 15th annual preservation symposium hosted March 21-22, 2014, by Texas A&M’s Center for Heritage Conservation.
Students to unveil retooled DPS office as medical examiner facility

Students to unveil designs Feb. 7 for forensic lab facility

posted February 6, 2014
The public is invited to view design concepts by students in an Architecture-For-Health studio for a medical examiner’s office and EMS facility. The concepts will be unveiled at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7 at the Brazos Valley Council of Governments, 3991 E. 29th St. in Bryan.
Viz department partners with USA Science & Engineering Festival

Viz partners with USA Science & Engineering Festival

posted February 4, 2014
Texas A&M University, Department of Visualization is proud to be an Official Partner of the 3rd USA Science & Engineering Festival, to be held April 24-27, 2014 in Washington, D.C.
Nigerians receive plan created by LAND students for medical city

Nigerians receive LAND students’ plan for medical city

posted January 29, 2014
In an effort to raise Nigeria's health care standards, a Nigerian company is preparing to build a world-class medical service and research city based on a master plan created by graduate landscape architecture students at Texas A&M.