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CoSci event to eye technology’s impact on construction industry

CoSci Dept. hosts 2/11 construction technology demos

posted February 4, 2016
Technology’s transformative impact on the building industry will be showcased Thursday, Feb. 11 during the Texas A&M Department of Construction Science’s Tech Demo Day, set for 8 a.m. – 3:35 p.m. at Francis Hall on the Texas A&M campus.
Spring ’16 architecture lectures to feature top designers, educators

Spring 2016 lectures to feature leading designers, educators

posted January 29, 2016
Eminent designers and educators will discuss a wide variety of projects past and present at the Department of Architecture’s Spring 2016 Architecture Lecture Series. The public lectures are scheduled at 5:45 p.m. in Preston Geren Auditorium, .
Lecture series to focus on impact of healthcare changes and trends

Lecture series to focus on impact of healthcare trends

posted January 22, 2016
The latest developments in healthcare and their effects on the planning and design of world-class specialty hospitals will be discussed by health and design experts during the Spring 2016 Architecture-For-Health Lecture Series at Texas A&M.
Energy Corridor bridge design competition gets under way

Students to compete to design Interstate 10 pedestrian bridge

posted January 19, 2016
Students have until Feb. 2 to register for an Interstate 10 Energy Corridor pedestrian bridge design competition hosted by the Energy Corridor District and Texas A&M landscape architecture professor Jun-Hyun Kim.
41st annual Aggie Workshop to explore multidisciplinary design

Aggie Workshop to focus on landscape, art, architecture

posted January 13, 2016
Landscape architecture students will team with design professionals at the 41st annual Aggie Workshop, a Feb. 5, 2016 event that includes lectures, a charrette and a panel discussion hosted at Texas A&M by the student chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.
Outstanding alumnus and Dallas community leader dies Jan. 11

Outstanding alum, Dallas community leader dies Jan. 11

posted January 13, 2016
Pat Yates Spillman ’49, an outstanding alumnus of the Texas A&M College of Architecture who helped shape Dallas with planning, architecture and community leadership, died January 11, 2016.
Former students endow new professorships, fellowship

Former students create four new endowed positions

posted December 15, 2015
Leading by example, four former students of the Texas A&M College of Architecture have made generous commitments, endowing three professorships and creating a new fellowship to support a promising residential construction educator.
Nominations for outstanding college alumni due March 1

Outstanding former student nominations due by March 1, 2016

posted December 15, 2015
Nominations are under way for the Texas A&M College of Architecture's 2016 Outstanding Alumni Award, which honors former students who've made significant contributions to their profession and community. Nomination packages are due by March 1, 2016.
Student-gathered data aiding coastal vulnerability research

Furr HS students gather data aiding vulnerability study

posted December 14, 2015
A group of students who attend Furr High School, which serves an east Houston industrial area prone to air pollution and flooding, are gathering local environmental data with help from Texas A&M urban planning faculty and graduate students.
Artist debuts large, acrylic art installation in Wright Gallery

Beili Liu debuts large, acrylic art installation

posted December 14, 2015
"Thin Air," a large-scale installation made of approximately 1,000 laser-cut pieces of acrylic by Austin artist Beili Liu will be displayed Jan. 25-March 9, 2016 at the Wright Gallery located in the Langford Architecture Center Building A.
CoSci professor to lead summer program for South Texas youth

CoSci prof to lead summer program for South Texas youth

posted December 14, 2015
Students from predominantly Hispanic South Texas high schools have an opportunity to learn about careers in construction management at a free U.S. Department of Education summer program designed and led by Co-Sci professor Edelmiro Escamilla.
College offering new Diversity Certificate for undergraduates

College offering new Diversity Certificate for undergraduates

posted December 14, 2015
Employers looking for graduates with the nuanced cultural knowledge and skills to successfully operate in a diverse world can seek former students who have completed the new Diversity Certificate program offered through the College of Architecture.
Study finds undersized IT budgets stifle building industry innovation

Survey: Undersized IT budgets stifling building industry

posted December 8, 2015
Undersized technology budgets in the construction industry are responsible for a lack of industry innovation, poor “cloud” security and other problems, according to an annual survey developed in part by two construction science faculty members.
Former student's architecture firm ranked best in the nation by AIA

Alum's firm tops AIA list of nation's best design businesses

posted November 11, 2015
An architecture firm led by Adrian Smith ’66, an outstanding alumnus of the Texas A&M College of Architecture, heads the 2015 Architect 50, a ranking of the nation’s top architecture firms compiled annually by the American Institute of Architects.
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.