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Undergrad team makes finals in Disney Imagineering design competition

Undergrad team makes finals in Disney Imagineering design competition

posted January 16, 2020
A design concept of an on-campus memorial that reflects the rich history of Texas A&M landed four College of Architecture seniors a spot as finalists in an elite national challenge hosted by Walt Disney Imagineering.
Architecture-For-Health speakers to discuss behavioral health facility planning and design

Speakers to discuss behavioral health facility design

posted January 16, 2020
Leading public health professionals, healthcare system administrators, designers, builders and professionals in related fields will reveal collaborative strategies and case studies of innovative behavioral health facilities in the spring 2020 Architecture-For-Health Lecture Series.
Nominations for outstanding college alumni due April 15

Nominations for outstanding college alumni due April 15

posted January 16, 2020
Do you know of a former Texas A&M College of Architecture student who is a candidate for the college’s highest honor, the Outstanding Alumni Award? Nominations for the 2020 award are due by April 15.
Artists plea for climate change awareness in Wright Gallery show

Artists plea for climate change awareness

posted January 15, 2020
Texas artists Carol Flueckiger and Robin Germany make a powerful plea for awareness of climate change, and a call for each individual to act accordingly, in “Notes from the Desert Aquarium,” a new exhibit Jan. 21 – March 10, 2020 at the Wright Gallery.
Honor Mann, Hill and Abbott through year-end giving

Honor Mann, Hill and Abbott through year-end giving

posted December 18, 2019
One great professor can change a student’s life. They encourage, motivate and inspire us to find our true callings. Former students whose lives have been changed by great professors are now stepping up to ensure future students have that same great experience in the Texas A&M College of Architecture.
Students help preserve historic buildings in Barbados

Students help preserve Barbados historic structures

posted December 11, 2019
A group of Texas A&M university studies majors recently traded sidewalks for sand dunes and classroom seats for salty ocean air while they learned how to document historic buildings in Barbados this past summer.
Construction science student wins TV Christmas light competition

CoSci student wins TV Christmas light competition

posted December 10, 2019
Sophomore construction science student Jordan Maywald won $50,000 and first place on the national ABC-TV show “The Great Christmas Light Fight” on Dec. 9 for a beautiful, massive light display constructed at his family’s Austin home.
2019 event showcased leading land developer Hines

2019 event showcased leading land developer Hines

posted December 3, 2019
Tom Owens, ‘73, senior managing director - chief risk officer of Hines, a global powerhouse in real estate investment, development and management, headed a team of company executives who discussed the multibillion-dollar firm’s operations.
Scholars find that irregularly shaped parks reduce mortality risk

Scholars find link between health and park shape

posted November 27, 2019
Some community parks are square, a reflection of the city block where they’re located, but irregularly shaped parks reduce the mortality risk of residents who live near them, concluded a study by Huaquing Wang, a Ph.D. Urban and Regional Sciences student and Lou Tassinary, professor of visualization.
 Students in an array of disciplines create designs, construction plans for hotel project

Students in an array of disciplines create designs, construction plans for hotel project

posted November 21, 2019
Design concepts and construction plans for a hotel in Midland, Texas are being developed this semester by interdisciplinary teams of graduate and undergraduate students.
Bonfire Memorial honors Aggies lost, injured 20 years ago

Bonfire Memorial honors Aggies lost, injured 20 years ago

posted November 18, 2019
It’s been 20 years since the collapse of Bonfire, the Nov. 18, 1999 tragedy that took the lives of 12 Aggies and injured 27 others. Five years later, the Bonfire Memorial, which celebrates the tradition, history, spirit and dedication of those involved in Bonfire’s tragic collapse, was dedicated.
Master of Urban Planning program reaches new heights in national rankings

Master of Urban Planning program reaches new heights

posted November 14, 2019
The Master of Urban Planning program at Texas A&M has vaulted into the upper echelon of programs of its kind in new rankings published by Planetizen, an independent, online platform that reports urban planning news and resources.
Aggie landscape architecture program, educator earn top  DesignIntelligence rankings

LAND program, educator earn top national rankings

posted October 18, 2019
The Texas A&M landscape architecture program’s longstanding status as one of the nation’s best was reaffirmed in new rankings that also include an acknowledgement of Galen Newman, associate professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, as an exemplary educator.
Wright Gallery exhibit to showcase work by eclectic architect Bruce Goff

Extravagant designer Bruce Goff’s work showcased in exhibit

posted October 14, 2019
The daring, unconventional residential designs by Bruce Goff, one of the most provocative yet unheralded architects of the twentieth century, will be featured in a new exhibit Oct. 21 – Dec. 12, 2019 at the Wright Gallery, Langford Architecture Center building A on the Texas A&M campus.
College tops list of “most hired from” architecture schools

College tops list of “most hired from” architecture schools

posted October 10, 2019
Texas A&M produces some of the nation’s most highly sought architecture graduates and is home to Rodney Hill, one of the most admired design educators, according to new lists released by DesignIntelligence, a company dedicated to the business success of built environment-related firms.