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Portraits of activists by retired prof displayed in Germany

Portraits of activists by retired prof displayed in Germany

posted August 7, 2015
Portraits of Europeans who publicly opposed anti-Semitism and genocide during the turbulent 20th century, painted by Robert Schiffhauer, retired associate professor of architecture, are on display at the Academy for International Education in Bonn, Germany.
Former student obtains funds to develop refugee camp flooring

Funds raised for refugee camp flooring project

posted July 2, 2015
A former student and a fellow designer raised $50,000 in a crowdfunding campaign to continue developing a durable, low-cost flooring system they designed to improve the lives of the millions of refugees who live in camps throughout the globe.
Three visualization students land $10K scholarships from Sony

Three visualization students land $10K Sony scholarships

posted July 1, 2015
The technical and artistic abilities of three Texas A&M Master of Science in Visualization students earned each of them a $10,000 scholarship from Sony Pictures Imageworks, an Academy Award-winning, state-of-the-art visual effects and character animation studio.
Students design wooden structure as simultaneously flexible, rigid

Students’ installation blurs line between rigidity, flexibility

posted March 24, 2015
Slender, six-foot tall wooden towers that display contradictory properties — rigidity and flexibility — were created by four first-year environmental design students at Texas A&M for display at an architectural education conference.
Toys, plants provide alternative digital interface for kids, elderly

Viz Lab developing alternative interface for digital interaction

posted March 10, 2015
Instead of using keyboards, mice and screens to interface with digital technology, young children and the elderly are delightfully using stuffed toys and plants developed at Texas A&M’s Department of Visualization.
Spring architecture lectures feature designers, theorist

Spring architecture lectures feature designers, theorist

posted February 25, 2015
A diverse group of leaders in architectural design and theory will share their wisdom and experiences with Texas A&M students in the Spring 2013 Department of Architecture Lecture Series. The presentations are scheduled 5:45 p.m. in the Geren Auditorium.
Viz students earn scholarships from Sony Pictures Imageworks

Viz students earn scholarships from Sony Imageworks

posted February 9, 2015
Selected from the nation’s most promising students pursuing careers in animation and digital visual effects, two graduate Texas A&M visualization majors earned $15,000 scholarships from Sony Pictures Imageworks, a leading digital animation studio.
Belgian war museum exhibit honors Peña, fellow Aggies

Belgian museum exhibit honors Peña, fellow Aggie soldiers

posted January 12, 2015
The heroism and bravery of five Texas A&M former students who helped repel Germany’s final major World War II offensive is honored in a new multimedia exhibit in Bastogne, Belgium. The honorees include William Peña, who earned an architecture degree in 1942.
Students push boundaries of design in spring 2014 studio

Studio concepts push design boundaries

posted November 11, 2014
Texas A&M environmental design students pushed beyond the boundaries of traditional design, digitally formulating objects aimed at reconceptualizing building forms in a spring 2014 studio led by Gabriel Esquivel, Texas A&M associate professor of architecture.
Entrepreneurs deliver keynote, workshop at 2014 symposium

Entrepreneurs highlight 2014 research symposium

posted October 21, 2014
Entrepreneurs from Changing Environments, a Boston company that develops “smart,” solar-powered public spaces that cater to mobile device users, provided the keynote address at the College of Architecture's Monday, Oct. 27 research symposium and led a workshop.
Annual college symposium showcases faculty research

College spotlights faculty research at annual symposium

posted October 14, 2014
The Texas A&M College of Architecture’s 16th annual faculty research symposium, “Natural, Built, Virtual,” took place Oct. 27, 2014 at the Langford Architecture Center on the Texas A&M College Station campus.
Fall 2014 architecture lectures  draw design luminaries to campus

Fall 2014 lecture series brings design luminaries to campus

posted September 30, 2014
A diverse group of architectural designers, educators and artists will share their knowledge and experiences with students during the Texas A&M Department of Architecture’s Fall 2014 Lecture Series scheduled 5:45 p.m. in the Preston Geren Auditorium on the dates noted.
Grad vizzers craft short films under DreamWorks’ guidance

Grad vizzers create films with guidance from DreamWorks

posted September 9, 2014
Three animated films, each portraying a 30-second tale about a robot, were created this summer by graduate visualization students at Texas A&M with guidance on the latest digital techniques from artists at DreamWorks Animation.
Viz department showcased at global graphics conference

Viz department work showcased at global graphics conference

posted August 11, 2014
Students and faculty at Texas A&M’s Department of Visualization were well represented at SIGGRAPH 2014, the globe’s premier computer graphics conference, attended annually by thousands of industry professionals throughout the world.
Design students rethink doors in spring ’14 design-build project

Design students rethink doors in design-build project

posted August 11, 2014
One of the most common objects in everyday life, the door, was reimagined by second-year Texas A&M environmental design students in a spring 2014 design-build project.