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Public helps create topographic maps of emotions on GIS Day

Public helps create topographic maps of emotions

posted November 12, 2015
As part of GIS Day at Texas A&M, the public helped artists, geographers and urban planners map some of the less tangible features of the Bryan/College Station landscape as they work to create a geospatial record of the region’s emotional topography.
Eight companies on Aggie 100 list led by architecture college grads

Architecture college alumni head eight Aggie 100 firms

posted November 6, 2015
The 2015 Aggie 100 list of the fastest-growing companies owned or led by Texas A&M graduates includes eight businesses headed by graduates from the College of Architecture.
Former prof, faculty, students  honored at planning confab

Former prof, faculty, students honored at planning confab

posted November 6, 2015
For extraordinary contributions to urban planning practice and education spanning decades, David Pugh, associate professor emeritus, received a Legends Award from the Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association.
CoSci student-run golf tourney  earns thousands for nonprofits

CoSci student-run golf tourney earns funds for nonprofits

posted October 23, 2015
Three local nonprofit organizations received thousands of dollars raised by the Texas A&M student chapter of The Associated General Contractors of America, a leading industry group, at an April 2015 benefit golf tournament.
Wright Gallery features Alterstudio’s acclaimed residential architecture

Wright Gallery to exhibit award- winning designs

posted October 23, 2015
The award-winning residential designs of Austin-based Alterstudio are showcased in “6 Houses,” an exhibit running through Jan. 19, 2016 in Wright Gallery, located on the second floor of the Langford Architecture Center’s Building A at Texas A&M University.
Students to unveil designs for next-generation grocery stores

Students to unveil designs for next- generation stores

posted October 15, 2015
Prototypes of a new generation of H-E-B grocery stores created by design students at Texas A&M will be unveiled at 6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 19 in the exhibit hall of Building B in the Langford Architecture Center.
Department of Architecture to  host Aggie Reception Nov. 5  at TSA Convention in Dallas

Architecture dept. to host reception at TSA convention in Dallas

posted October 6, 2015
Former students and friends of the Texas A&M Department of Architecture are invited to the annual Aggie TSA reception at the 76th annual Texas Society of Architects Convention and Design Expo in Dallas.
Keynote speakers focused on communication at jobsite

Symposium keynote featured jobsite research findings

posted October 5, 2015
Keynote speakers at the Texas A&M College of Architecture’s 17th annual faculty research symposium showed how visualization and communication tools can address problems at construction jobsites.
Variety of art to be showcased in 2015-16 Wright Gallery season

Gallery year includes photos, installations, architecture, activism

posted October 5, 2015
Through next summer Wright Gallery patrons will experience drawings of increasingly inundated landscapes, a room-sized architectural installation, art protesting sexism, and exhibits featuring residential home designs and Texas landscape photography.
Viz profs to join peers seeking solutions at art-science nexus

Viz reps to break down art, science barriers at confab

posted September 29, 2015
An upcoming event focused on the nexus of art and science is attracting influential leaders from both worlds, including Carol LaFayette, a professor of visualization at Texas A&M University, and head of the Network for Sciences, Engineering, Arts and Design.
Architecture lecture series  draws design luminaries to campus

Dept. of Architecture fall lectures feature designers, scholars

posted September 29, 2015
A leading group of design professionals and educators will share their knowledge and experiences at Texas A&M’s Department of Architecture Fall 2015 Lecture Series. Lectures are on Mondays at 5:45 p.m. in the Geren Auditorium.
Adams to discuss U.S. Capitol addition in TIAS Fellow lecture

Adams to discuss Capitol addition in TIAS Fellow lecture

posted September 29, 2015
Harold Adams ’61, will discuss the multi-decade effort to design and build the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, a project he oversaw as chairman of RTKL, in a public lecture set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10 in the Bush Library and Museum Orientation Theater.
Arup’s global foresight director considered 'Designing on a Social Conscience' at Rowlett Lecture

2015 Rowlett lecturer championed shaping the future by design

posted September 29, 2015
Futurist, architect and structural engineer Chris Luebkeman, director of Arup's Global Foresight, Research and Innovation team, presented "Designing on a Social Conscience" 2015 Rowlett Lecture at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center.
Students created games in 48 hours at Oct. 23-25 Game Jam

Students created games in 48 hours at 2015 Game Jam

posted September 23, 2015
Student video game developers from universities across the nation gathered Oct. 23-25, 2015 on the Texas A&M campus for “Chillennium,” a 48-hour video game-building competition hosted by the Learning Interactive Visualization Experience Lab.
Annual college symposium showcased faculty research

College spotlighted faculty research at annual symposium

posted September 10, 2015
The Texas A&M College of Architecture’s 17th annual faculty research symposium, “Natural, Built, Virtual,” took place Oct. 19, 2015 at the Langford Architecture Center on the Texas A&M College Station campus.