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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.”
Student-made sculptures a hit at Brazos Valley Arts Center exhibit

Student sculptures a hit at Brazos Valley Arts Center exhibit

posted April 29, 2016
A group of metal sculptures displayed outside The Arts Center in College Station, created by students in a visualization sculpture class, has created quite a buzz in the Bryan/College Station area, said Chris Dyer, CEO of The Arts Council of Brazos Valley.
Students to present concepts of Kenyan healthcare facilities

Students to present concepts of Kenyan healthcare facilities

posted April 25, 2016
Students will present design concepts for next-generation, Kenyan healthcare facilities April 26 at a conference aimed at improving healthcare for Africans by creating business relationships and partnerships between people in the U.S. and Africa.
Viz student work displayed in Bryan at Viz-a-GoGo 23 May 4-7

Viz-a-GoGo displayed Viz student work in Bryan May 4-7

posted April 15, 2016
Viz-a-GoGo, the 23rd annual showcase of digital wizardry conjured by visualization students from the Texas A&M College of Architecture, was staged in downtown Bryan May 4-7, 2016.
Wright Gallery exhibit to feature photographs of Texas landscapes

Wright Gallery to exhibit photos of Texas landscapes

posted April 14, 2016
Photographers will explore Texas’ character, mythology and environmental issues in “You Are Here: Texas Photographers Respond to the Texas Landscape,” an exhibit scheduled April 21 – June 2, 2016, in the Wright Gallery, Building A of the Langford Architecture Center.
Renowned scholar discussed link between place and well-being

Renowned scholar discussed link of place and well-being

posted April 12, 2016
Renowned neuroscientist Esther Sternberg, professor of medicine at the University of Arizona at Tucson, discussed whether one’s surroundings have the power to heal in “Healing Space: The Science of Place and Well-Being,” April 15, in Geren Auditorium.
Student design ideas included in new Ronald McDonald room

Ronald McDonald room includes student design ideas

posted March 25, 2016
Families with children at St. Joseph Regional Health Center in Bryan can stay close to their loved ones in a Ronald McDonald Family Room, a homelike setting in the hospital that contains elements from design proposals created by design students at Texas A&M.
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.
Two-day Rowlett Lecture Series marked CRS Center’s 25th year

2-day 2016 Rowlett Lecture Series featured 4 sessions

posted March 25, 2016
A two-day program commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Texas A&M CRS Center for Leadership & Management in the Design & Construction Industry took place March 31-April 1, 2016 on the Texas A&M campus.
Activist posters and paintings of men in distress in Wright Gallery

Two new exhibits opened March 22 at Wright Gallery

posted March 22, 2016
Posters by the Guerrilla Girls, an anonymous group of female artists displaying statements about sexism and racism, and paintings by artist Robin Tewes depicting men’s vulnerability and fragility will be displayed in the Wright Gallery, located on the second floor in Building A of Texas A&M’s Langford Architecture Center.
Bryan charter school students  tour visualization department

Viz dept. hosts tour for students from Bryan charter school

posted March 11, 2016
Students attending a local charter school that incorporates technology in its curriculum got a full dose of tech during a field trip to Texas A&M’s Department of Visualization last fall.
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.
Children create STEM-related projects in NSF-funded study

Children create STEM related items in NSF funded study

posted February 18, 2016
Plastic cup robots that walk on Popsicle sticks were among numerous innovative science projects demonstrated by third- fourth- and fifth-grade student-scientists at a Jan. 14, 2016 showcase orchestrated by Francis Quek, professor of visualization at Texas A&M.
CHC symposium focused on historic campus structures

CHC symposium focused on historic campus structures

posted February 18, 2016
Building conservation experts discussed the unique challenges facing historic structures on university campuses in Texas during “Campus Heritage,” the 2016 Texas A&M Center For Heritage Conservation Symposium, Feb. 26-27, 2016.
Students to unveil designs for Kenyan health care centers

Students to unveil designs for Kenyan health care centers

posted February 16, 2016
Design concepts of next-generation, community health centers to serve people in Kenya, created by students in an interdisciplinary studio, were unveiled at Feb. 17, 2016 in the Langford Architecture Center.