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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.
Segner retiring after 46 years of teaching construction science

Retiring CoSci prof Segner lauded by former students

posted October 5, 2015
Bob Segner, a beloved Texas A&M professor of construction science whose legions of former students occupy leadership positions throughout the building industry, is retiring at the conclusion of the spring 2016 semester ending a stellar 46-year teaching career.
Dunn’s stewardship of study abroad programs recognized

Katy Dunn earns Todd Award for exemplary service

posted October 5, 2015
The first-rate support of international programs at Texas A&M’s College of Architecture helped Katy Dunn, an administrative assistant in the dean’s office, earn the Linda J. Todd Outstanding Support Staff Achievement Award.
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.
Student’s tool measures urban bike transportation equity

Bike transportation equity measured by new planning tool

posted September 22, 2015
Municipal planners can use a tool developed by a Texas A&M urban planning student to determine if the location of current or planned bicycle lanes in their community enhance the mobility of residents who may not have ready access to automobiles.
Lecturers to discuss health and health facility design in Africa

Lecturers to discuss health, health facility design in Africa

posted September 1, 2015
Designers, healthcare administrators and thought leaders from Africa, France, Belgium, and the United States will discuss health facility design and environmental health issues in Africa during the Fall 2015 Architecture-For-Health Lecture Series.
Planning, sociology faculty lead students in summer NSF program

Undergraduates sharpen research skills in program

posted August 31, 2015
Undergraduate students interested in careers as planning or sociology researchers sharpened their research skills in summer 2015 with help from Texas A&M faculty during a 6-week Research Experience for Undergraduates program.
Research station using renewable energy with former student’s help

Research post using ‘green’ energy with former student’s help

posted August 31, 2015
A research station on Palmyra Atoll, a remote, 680-acre South Pacific wildlife refuge 1,000 miles south of Hawaii, is operating primarily on wind and solar power thanks to efforts by David Sellers ‘02, a former environmental design student at Texas A&M.
Beach walking-figures’ creator to lecture at Texas A&M on Nov. 18

Beach walking-figures’ creator to lecture on Nov. 18

posted August 31, 2015
Dutch artist Theo Jansen will discuss Strandbeests, sculptures he makes with PVC pipe and wind-catching sails that resemble giant animals walking on the beach, at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18 in Rudder Theatre.
Portraits of activists by retired prof displayed in Germany

Portraits of activists by retired prof displayed in Germany

posted August 7, 2015
Portraits of Europeans who publicly opposed anti-Semitism and genocide during the turbulent 20th century, painted by Robert Schiffhauer, retired associate professor of architecture, are on display at the Academy for International Education in Bonn, Germany.
Li begins term as head of global landscape architecture group

Li begins term as head of global LAND education group

posted July 13, 2015
At a speech marking the beginning of his term as the elected president of a global landscape architecture educators’ group, Ming-Han Li, professor of landscape architecture at Texas A&M, underlined the importance of mentoring in education.
Former student heading School of Architecture at Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech School of Architecture led by former student

posted July 10, 2015
Scott Marble ‘83, an Outstanding Alumnus of the College of Architecture, is emphasizing creative collaboration, diversity, and the use of new technology at the Georgia Tech School of Architecture, where he began as the school’s chairman July 1, 2015.