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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.
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.
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.
College helping to add creativity, entrepreneurship to engineering curriculum in NSF-funded project

College enhancing offerings in TAMU engineering school

posted March 11, 2014
Engineering education at Texas A&M will soon reflect an added emphasis on innovation and entrepreneurship through Pathways to Innovation, an NSF-funded program featuring contributions from two College of Architecture creativity experts.
Fluor foundation to fund state- of-the-art BIM lab in Francis Hall

Flour foundation to fund top-notch BIM lab in Francis Hall

posted March 10, 2014
Construction science students at Texas A&M will soon be using a state-of-the-art building information modeling lab built with the help of a $250,000 gift from the Fluor Foundation.
He’s ‘Cloud Igloo’ transforms vibe in Stockholm building entry space

He’s ‘Cloud Igloo’ transforms vibe in Swedish foyer

posted March 7, 2014
A nondescript entry space at a Swedish university was temporarily transformed into an intriguing gathering spot by “Cloud Igloo,” an architectural installation created by Weiling He, associate professor of architecture at Texas A&M, and a group of workshop participants.
Grad students’ bike share plan earns national planning honors

Grad students’ plan wins national award from planning group

posted March 6, 2014
A report by graduate urban planning students at Texas A&M that helped establish a university bike sharing program was honored with an award in a nationwide contest sponsored by the American Institute of Certified Planners.
 Ph.D. student raises crowdsource funds for artist-in-residence stay

Ph.D student seeks crowdsource funds for artistic endeavor

posted February 25, 2014
James Westwater, a Ph.D architecture student at Texas A&M and an award-winning artist, is raising funds through a crowdsourcing site to finance his stay as an artist-in-residence March-May 2014 at a studio in Dublin, Ireland.
Li elected to lead landscape architecture organization

Li elected to lead global landscape architecture group

posted February 25, 2014
As a newly elected leader of the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture, Ming-Han Li, associate professor of landscape architecture at Texas A&M, plans to elevate CELA’s national and global reputation and enhance service to its affiliated institutions.
Six alumni among 2014 American Institute of Architects Fellows to be honored at June investiture

6 former students elevated to AIA College of Fellows

posted February 20, 2014
For achieving a standard of excellence in the architecture profession and for significant contributors to architecture and society, six Texas A&M former students have been elevated into the prestigious American Institute of Architects College of Fellows.
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.”
Alumna's designs, activism earn her AIA Young Architect Award

Alumna earns 2014 Young Architect Award from AIA

posted February 17, 2014
Significant architectural accomplishments, community activism and a commitment to advancing diversity within her profession led to an American Institute of Architects Young Architect Award for Lorena Toffer, a 2004 Master of Architecture graduate.
EA Sports’ graphics supervisor joins Viz faculty at Texas A&M

EA Sports graphics head joins Texas A&M Viz faculty

posted February 17, 2014
André Thomas, who led graphics development, planning and implementation for the EA Sports’ powerhouse lineup of football videogames since 2007, is now passing his considerable game industry knowledge to visualization students as a lecturer at Texas A&M.