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Landscape architecture programs again ranked among nation’s best

Landscape programs again ranked among best in the nation

posted November 16, 2015
Texas A&M’s landscape architecture programs were once again ranked prominently in an annual report on nation’s best design programs compiled by the Design Futures Council, a global network of design professionals.
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.
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.
Shutterbug alumnus is one of world’s top wingsuit athletes

Former student is one of world’s top wingsuit athletes

posted October 23, 2015
Texas A&M former student and U.S. Marine Kyle Lobpries is one of the world’s best at wingsuit flying, a new extreme sport in which people “fly” to earth after jumping from an airplane or mountain perch wearing a wingsuit and a parachute.
Landscape performance initiatives garner commendation from ASLA

LAF landscape design initiatives earn national awards

posted October 5, 2015
As a vice president at the Landscape Architecture Foundation, Forster Ndubisi, head of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, guided development of two award-winning initiatives aimed at enhancing the quality of designed landscapes.
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.
Water cleansing project, design, planning book earn ASLA honors

Water cleansing project, planning book earn honors

posted September 29, 2015
A master plan created by Texas A&M graduate landscape architecture students that showcases “green” methods to cleanse storm water runoff and a ecological design and planning book compiled by the LAUP department head, earned 2015 Texas ASLA awards.
LAUP professor earns research award, directorship from national landscape architecture council

LAUP prof earns awards, director’s spot in global group

posted August 31, 2015
A body of research exploring the relationship between landscape patterns and health earned Jun-Hyun Kim, an assistant professor of landscape architecture at Texas A&M, a prestigious award from a global educators’ group.
Former student’s research shows path to improved patient care

Former student’s project shows path to better healthcare

posted August 21, 2015
Nurses with access to private break areas could experience significant stress reduction and raised job satisfaction, potentially leading to improved care for the patients they serve, said Adeleh Nejati '15, a former Ph.D. architecture student at Texas A&M, in her Ph.D. dissertation.
Francis Hall interior renovation earns award from builders’ group

Francis Hall interior renovation earns honor from group

posted August 4, 2015
The completely renovated interior in historic Francis Hall, the home of construction science education at Texas A&M, has been recognized with an award by the Associated General Contractors’ Texas Building Branch.
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.
Awards roll in for former student’s ‘human-sized’ birdhouse design

Former student’s ‘birdhouse’ design garners honors

posted July 7, 2015
A ‘human-sized’ birdhouse temporarily on display at a San Antonio park in 2014, designed by former Texas A&M design student Patrick Winn, delighted park visitors and racked up numerous honors including a design award from the Texas Society of Architects.
CoSci prof earns outstanding  reviewer award from journal

CoSci prof earns journal award for first-rate reviews

posted July 1, 2015
For the second consecutive year, Kunhee Choi, assistant professor of construction science at Texas A&M, has been named an outstanding reviewer of academic papers submitted to a leading construction engineering and management journal.