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Planning prof begins two-year term on national design academy

Planning prof begins two-year term on design academy

posted July 10, 2014
The National Academy of Environmental Design is getting a boost in its efforts to advocate sustainable design and environmental stewardship from Phil Berke, one of the nation’s foremost land use planning experts and professor of urban planning.
Prof, students create guidelines for new veterinary building design

Prof, students create guidelines for new vet building design

posted July 1, 2014
Veterinary medicine education at Texas A&M will begin its second century in a new $120 million complex that was designed based on a programming effort by Valerian Miranda, head of the CRS Center, architecture and environmental design students.
CoSci students connect with top builders at job fair in Bastrop

CoSci students connect with top builders at job fair

posted July 1, 2014
A fast-paced job fair connected some of the state’s leading building companies with construction science students at Texas A&M during a convention hosted by the Associated General Contractors of Texas.
Construction science helping conduct building tech survey

CoSci department helping to conduct building tech survey

posted June 27, 2014
An annual survey to determine how builders are using the latest technology at the jobsite is being conducted through July 4 by an information technology services provider in partnership with Texas A&M’s Department of Construction Science.
Vizzer contributes to 'Dragon 2' as intern at DreamWorks studio

Vizzer contributes to 'Dragon 2' as intern at DreamWorks

posted June 12, 2014
Graduate visualization studies at Texas A&M paid off for DreamWorks Animation intern Kelly Kin, who worked as a lighting apprentice on “How to Train Your Dragon 2.” Read Jennifer Reiley's story in the June 12, 2014 issue of The Battalion.
Students seek votes for Big Idea, outreach project in Texas colonia

Votes sought for student project in Texas colonias

posted April 30, 2014
A group of students is seeking votes for a video detailing their proposal to partner with a nonprofit organization in the Rio Grande Valley with the aim of improving the fortunes of colonias residents — the group’s entry in the Big Ideas at Berkeley contest.
LAND students create designs for park to serve special needs kids

Students design park for special needs kids

posted April 29, 2014
Design concepts for a special needs childrens’ park, developed by undergraduate landscape architecture students at Texas A&M, are part of a park proposal unanimously approved April 24 by the College Station City Council.
Brody featured in FEMA video touting flood prevention tips

Brody featured in FEMA video touting flood prevention tips

posted April 29, 2014
A video touting how communities can avoid flood losses, available on the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s website, features Sam Brody, professor of urban planning at Texas A&M.
Students create designs to rebuild town devastated by 2012 tornado

Students create designs to rebuild storm-ravaged town

posted April 29, 2014
Residents in West Liberty, a small Kentucky town ravaged by a deadly 2012 tornado, partnered with 20 Texas A&M environmental design students this spring to develop solutions for accelerating the town’s beleaguered recovery.
Giusti honored for aiding Brazos Valley African-American museum

Giusti honored for aiding local African- American museum

posted April 29, 2014
For her support of Brazos Valley African-American Museum projects, Cecilia Giusti, associate dean for outreach and diversity at the Texas A&M College of Architecture, was one of the honorees at a Jan. 24, 2014 appreciation banquet hosted by the museum.
Francis Hall renovation under way; CoSci to move in next spring

CoSci department to move into Francis Hall in Spring 2015

posted April 29, 2014
With the renovation of historic Francis Hall under way, the Department of Construction Science at Texas A&M University is well on its way to acquiring a state-of-the-art academic facility dedicated to construction teaching, research and industry service.
Health care architecture students unveil Nigerian hospital designs

Students to unveil design concepts for Nigerian hospitals

posted April 24, 2014
Texas A&M environmental design students developed design concepts for two hospitals proposed as part of a medical complex to be located in Nigeria. Their designs were presented to Nigerian dignitaries at an April 28 event at the Jon L. Hagler Center.
CoSci professor testing Google Glass for construction projects

CoSci prof to test jobsite capabilities of Google Glass

posted April 21, 2014
In the near future, supervisors at construction sites might perform their duties with help from a wearable computer, said Julian Kang, associate professor of construction science at Texas A&M.
Preservation experts showcase campus' depression-era buildings

Preservation experts review 1930s–era buildings on campus

posted April 15, 2014
A significant era of the campus’ architectural heritage was discussed by preservation experts in “A Collection of Extraordinary Talent & Artistry: The Depression-Era Buildings of Texas A&M,” an April 30 lecture at the College of Architecture's Preston Geren Auditorium.
Aggies studying abroad introduce Big Event tradition to Europeans

Students studying abroad bring Big Event to Europe

posted April 15, 2014
Numerous public spaces in Europe received “facelifts” from College of Architecture students in three study abroad venues as a “thank you” to their host communities — mirroring the annual Big Event tradition in Bryan/College Station.