Residents of Sunnyside, a Houston area neighborhood beset by water and air pollution and prone to flooding, will collaborate with College of Architecture students to develop plans to improve their community and create a roadmap for future growth.
This fall, Texas A&M College of Architecture students will design building envelopes from auto assembly line waste, research problems facing communities on the Texas-Mexico border, and create a virtual reality platform to test engineering designs.
The Houston-Galveston region is even more vulnerable to hurricane flood damage today than it was when Hurricane Ike struck in 2008, concluded Md Yousuf Reja ’16 in his final Master of Urban Planning project.
College of Architecture’s Fab Lab installations defined Texas A&M’s looming presence at the 2017 Texas Earth Day expo in Dallas. The college booth featured student-designed interlocking building modules for creating reusable, easily deployed structures.
Master plans by Texas A&M landscape architecture students, one envisioning inviting outdoor areas on the university’s West Campus, and another for a sustainable Texas Gulf Coast development, earned top honors at the 2017 Texas ASLA Conference in Austin.
A multidisciplinary group of Texas A&M students installed a temporary garden, transforming an otherwise mundane campus space as part of an April 26, 2017 tactical urbanism experiment staged outside of the Langford Architecture Center.
Two professors at the Texas A&M College of Architecture, Sam Brody and Wei Yan, hailed as rising stars in their field, were among 24 faculty members honored as inaugural Presidential Impact Fellows by university president Michael K. Young.
Posters and 10-minute oral presentations detailing a wide range of research findings by Texas A&M College of Architecture students were among the top submissions at the university’s 2017 Student Research Week.
A group of scientists, including Sam Brody, professor of urban planning at Texas A&M, have been tasked by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to learn the causes and extent of the nation's urban flooding problems.
University educators from across the nation will reveal how their research and service projects are enhancing communities and providing transformative learning experiences during the 2017 Sustainable City Year Conference March 19–22 at Texas A&M University.
A conceptual design for a Houston museum skinned with sheet metal refuse from automotive manufacturing and conceived to enhance public awareness on the environmental impact of waste, earned Yingzhe Duan first-place honors in a fall 2016 contest.
In his new book, “Landscape Architecture Theory: An Ecological Approach,” Michael Murphy, Texas A&M professor emeritus of landscape architecture, focuses on fostering health and vitality for humans and nature through design.
Betsy del Monte, founding principal of Transform Global, a consultancy that seeks to transform the built environment through planning and educational projects, headlined the 2017 Rowlett Lecture Series in the Memorial Student Center.
For orchestrating transformational educational experiences that facilitate student collaboration with peers and professionals from other disciplines, Ahmed K. Ali, assistant professor of architecture, was chosen to receive the J. Thomas Regan Interdisciplinary Prize.