Archive View Grid View List View

rss

Dean announces professorship and fellowship appointments

Dean announces new professorships and fellowships

posted September 12, 2019
New appointments to Texas A&M College of Architecture endowed professorships, which support their holders’ teaching, research and service initiatives, have been announced by Jorge Vanegas, dean of the college.
21st annual college research symposium set for Sept. 16

21st annual college research symposium set for Sept. 16

posted September 2, 2019
The great variety of research and creative work by Texas A&M College of Architecture faculty and Ph.D. students will be on full display at “Natural, Built, Virtual,” the college’s annual research symposium, Sept 16, 2019 at the university’s Langford Architecture Center.
Improving maternal and child  health care facilities discussed in fall 2019 lectures

Mother and child healthcare covered in fall 2019 lectures

posted August 20, 2019
Leading public health professionals, healthcare system administrators, designers, builders and professionals in related fields will reveal collaborative strategies and case studies of innovative maternal and child health facilities in the fall 2019 Architecture-For-Health Lecture Series.
Disney pro teaches viz students in summer workshop

Disney pro teaches viz students in summer workshop

posted August 9, 2019
During a summer-long workshop, Texas A&M visualization students were mentored by visiting artists from Disney, including Texas A&M graduate and character look development artist Michelle Robinson, who spent a week hands-on with Vizzers as they crafted short animated films.
Teens test out field of architecture in CampARCH summer program

Texas teens test out careers at CampARCH

posted July 29, 2019
Scores of bulky, white 3-D geometric blocks in odd configurations and formations sat scattered around a spacious architecture studio, intermingled among two dozen teenagers sketching frantically on oversized drafting clipboards, designing against a ticking clock.
Landscape architects can help cities recover from disasters, says LAND prof in paper

Park design could help cities’ disaster resilience

posted July 22, 2019
In a paper published March 2019, a group of scholars including Robert Brown, professor of landscape architecture, said that open spaces such as parks, plazas and even street design could strengthen a community's recovery after an earthquake.
Planning prof takes reins of hazard research center

Planning prof takes reins of hazard research center

posted July 11, 2019
One of the nation’s premier hazard research hubs, the Texas A&M Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center, will continue focusing on disaster preparedness, mitigation and recovery with its new director Michelle Meyer, assistant professor of urban planning.
Construction science dept. aims to become research hub for space-based building projects

CoSci dept. aims to become research hub for space projects

posted July 11, 2019
As the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing renews interest in stations on the moon or Mars, the Department of Construction Science continues to lay groundwork to position the department as a leading research consultant for space-based projects.
Prof awarded grant for work in saving historic Black settlements

Prof works to save historic Black settlements

posted July 9, 2019
For her impassioned work to protect Texas’ endangered, historic African-American communities, Andrea Roberts, Texas A&M assistant professor of urban planning, received a $50,000 grant from the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Arch prof explores three decades of architecture in Israel

Arch prof explores three decades of Israeli architecture

posted June 28, 2019
Leading scholars explore innovative and experimental architecture created during Israel’s first three decades of existence in a new book co-edited by Anat Geva, Texas A&M professor of architecture.
Prof’s drawing chosen for prestigious Texas gallery exhibition

Prof’s drawing chosen for Texas gallery exhibition

posted June 19, 2019
A drawing by Alejandro Borges, an architecture faculty member at Texas A&M, is part of a June 22 – July 20 group exhibit at Artspace 111, one of the most prestigious galleries in Texas.
‘Toy Story 4’ brought to life by former viz contributors

‘Toy Story 4’ brought to life by former viz contributors

posted June 19, 2019
Sixteen former Texas A&M visualization students helped bring back to life some of cinema’s most beloved characters in Toy Story 4, the latest installment in the hit animated movie series, which opens Thursday, June 20, 2019.
Undergrads employ robotics in design and construction

Undergrads employ robotics in design and construction

posted May 30, 2019
Texas A&M undergraduates in several disciplines experimented with a cutting-edge approach to robotics in design and manufacturing in a spring 2019 class led by Maryam Mansoori, a Ph.D. architecture student.
Study finds that 'green' infrastructure yields benefits

Study finds that 'green' infrastructure yields benefits

posted May 2, 2019
A recent study by urban planning professor Galen Newman suggests that installing “green” infrastructure features can provide communities with ecological and economic benefits, particularly in communities with frequent flooding.
Newman develops model to predict locations of urban decline and development

Model to predict locations of urban decline, renewal

posted May 2, 2019
Urban planners in shrinking Rust Belt cities grappling with a growing number of vacant lots, abandoned buildings and declining neighborhoods could get help from a new planning tool developed by Galen Newman, Texas A&M associate professor of urban planning, and a team of university researchers.