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Former students help build top sand sculptures in AIA contest

Former students help build best entries in sandcastle contest

posted July 1, 2015
Sand sculptures depicting dinosaurs, dragons and Dr. Seuss characters built with help from former students at snagged the top two awards in an annual sandcastle building competition hosted by the Houston chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
Forsyth Gallery exhibit features  profs’ new looks at paintings

Forsyth Gallery show features profs’ new looks at paintings

posted July 1, 2015
“A Second Look,” a multimedia exhibit at Texas A&M’s Forsyth Gallery, features traditional paintings from the gallery's collection displayed alongside reinterpretations of the pieces by area artists, including two faculty members at the College of Architecture.
Students unveil Ronald McDonald room designs at St. Joseph Center

Designs unveiled for Ronald McDonald room at St. Joseph

posted June 26, 2015
Funds have been raised to build a new Ronald McDonald room at St. Joseph Regional Health Center in Bryan. The rooms will include ideas from design proposals that Texas A&M environmental design students created in the spring 2015 semester.
College to honor six outstanding alumni at October 23 ceremony

College to honor outstanding alumni at Oct. 23 ceremony

posted June 24, 2015
Six former students from Texas A&M’s College of Architecture who have risen to the top of their respective fields while making significant public service contributions will be honored as outstanding alumni during an Oct. 23, 2015 banquet at the Miramont Country Club in Bryan.
Exhibit of student art displayed in Wright Gallery this summer

Wright Gallery hosts student art exhibit

posted June 22, 2015
“Formations,” a multimedia exhibit of work by students from all four departments in Texas A&M’s College of Architecture, will be on display through August 21, 2015 at the Wright Gallery, second floor, Building A of the Langford Architecture Center.
Student-designed memorial dedicated on WWII battle site

Student-designed memorial dedicated on WWII battle site

posted June 15, 2015
A monument designed by architecture students to commemorate fellow Aggies who defended Corregidor Island and Bataan Province was unveiled by a small delegation from Texas A&M who gathered April 21, 2015 for yet another Aggie Muster on the island.
National Academies names new Rennaissance

National Academies names new Rennaissance

posted May 15, 2015
The National Academies Keck Futures Initiative "Conference on Art and Science, Engineering, and Medicine Frontier Collaborations: Ideation, Translation & Realization" will gather a diverse group of participants to explore how arts, design, sciences, engineering, and medicine can stimulate a renaissance of innovation.
Pecha Kucha Bryan, June 2

Pecha Kucha Bryan, June 2

posted May 14, 2015
Join us on June 2 at the SEAD Gallery, 216 W. 26th St. in Bryan, when we will be hearing fascinating presentations from dynamic local people in an event co-sponsored by the Institute for Applied Creativity. The roster this time will include geneticist Giri Athrey of Texas A&M; Dan DeLeon, pastor of Friends UCC; Ronin Cooking owners Brian and Amanda Light; high school teacher and seasoned European "couch-surfer" Barbara Klein; and Shannon Van Zandt, Director of Texas A&M's Center for Housing and Urban Development. In addition to scheduled guests, audience members will again be welcomed to help give an impromptu presentation at the end, something that is both fun to do and fun to watch!
Students design, build ‘tiny’ homes for Austin homeless

Students display tiny homes on campus

posted May 6, 2015
Miniature residences destined to house the chronically homeless designed and built by Texas A&M environmental design and undergraduate construction science students will be publicly displayed from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. May 14 and 15 at Rudder Plaza.
Architecture dept. celebrates excellence at May 14 event

Dept. of Architecture to honor students, faculty on May 14

posted May 6, 2015
Outstanding student and faculty achievements in the Texas A&M Department of Architecture will be showcased at “The Celebration of Excellence,” the department’s year-culminating awards presentation and juried competition, to be held 2-7 p.m. Thursday, May 14, 2015 at the Hilton College Station & Conference Center.
Architecture, visualization profs earn 2015 AFS excellence awards

Visualization, architecture profs earn AFS awards

posted April 29, 2015
Nancy Klein and Donna Hajash, two faculty members at Texas A&M’s College of Architecture, were recently honored for excellence, leadership and selfless service with Distinguished Achievement Awards from The Association of Former Students.
CoSci department to host 51st annual ASC conference this April

CoSci department to host 51st annual ASC conference this April

posted April 25, 2015
The Department of Construction Science is hosting the Associated Schools of Construction 51st Annual International Conference April 22–25, 2015 at Texas A&M University. The event is open anyone with an interest in construction higher education. Visit website for details.
Smith elevated construction education at Texas A&M, gathered industry partners

Dept. head, prof Jim Smith elevated CoSci at Texas A&M

posted April 22, 2015
Jim Smith, who elevated construction education at Texas A&M by establishing partnerships with leading builders and providing award-winning classroom instruction as a professor and former head of the Department of Construction Science, passed away April 20, 2015.
Mixed-media collages, paintings explore urban path of L.A. River

Wright Gallery art show explores urban journey of L.A. River

posted April 20, 2015
An exhibit of images by Michelle Robinson ’91, portraying the urban journey of the Los Angeles River, is on display from April 28 - June 5 at the Wright Gallery.
Outstanding alum to lecture on de-urbanization in South Africa

Noted South African developer to lecture on de-urbanization

posted April 20, 2015
Chris Mulder, one of South Africa’s top environmental designers and an outstanding alumnus of Texas A&M’s College of Architecture, will present “De-Urbanization: Creating Sustainable Rural New Towns” at 5:45 p.m. April 29 in Scoates Hall Room 208.