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Why Notre Dame burning affected us all – five questions with an architecture expert

Notre Dame fire - five questions with an architecture expert

posted April 17, 2019
The April 15 fire at the 850-year-old Notre Dame cathedral in Paris was met with disbelief and despair by people worldwide. Catholics mourned the damage to their sacred religious center during Holy Week, while others lamented the potential loss of a significant architectural landmark.
Healthcare design excellence elevates alumnus to AIA fellow

Design excellence elevates alumnus to AIA fellow

posted March 18, 2019
The American Institute of Architects has elevated former Texas A&M student Tushar Gupta ’00 to its prestigious College of Fellows for achieving a standard of excellence in the architecture profession and for his significant contributions to the profession and society.
Speakers to discuss preserving Texas’ historic places at annual CHC symposium

Speakers to discuss preserving Texas sites at CHC confab

posted February 6, 2019
Leading historians and preservationists speaking at the Feb. 15-16, 2019 Center for Heritage Conservation Symposium will discuss the challenges of preserving historic sites across Texas — including a recently discovered, unmarked Sugar Land cemetery.
‘rodneypalooza’ celebrated famed arch prof Rodney Hill’s 50-year teaching career

‘rodneypalooza’ celebrated prof Hill’s 50-year career

posted January 18, 2019
Legendary architecture professor Rodney Hill’s 50 years of teaching and inspiring Texas A&M students were commemorated at rodneypalooza, March 30, 2019 at the Ice House on Main in downtown Bryan.
'Health Systems and Networks: The New Clients:' case studies

Arch-For-Health lectures feature new healthcare systems

posted January 17, 2019
Leading healthcare system administrators, architects and professionals in related fields will reveal collaborative strategies and case studies of innovative healthcare systems in the spring 2019 Architecture-For-Health Lecture Series.
Prof’s work named finalist in prestigious international architectural drawing competition

Prof’s drawing makes finals in architecture art competition

posted January 3, 2019
An image that investigates the symbiosis of art, drawn by Alejandro Borges, a member of the Texas A&M architecture faculty, was given finalist honors by leading art curators and critics for the prestigious 44th AIA Dallas Ken Roberts Memorial Delineation Competition.
College’s 50th anniversary celebrated with yearlong series of events in 2019

Celebrations marks college’s 50th anniversary in 2019

posted November 29, 2018
The Texas A&M College of Architecture celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2019 with a yearlong series of festivities that culminated in a slate of special events Nov. 14-16.
Innovative ‘green’ wall features sheet metal, native Texas plants

Innovative ‘green’ wall features sheet metal, native plants

posted November 27, 2018
Merging waste metal from the automotive industry, native plants and the ingenuity of design students and professors, a new “Living Wall” adorns the side of Langford B, adding beautification and reducing heat gain effects on the wall and surrounding area.
May 2019 architecture and film  symposium to explore design  theory, teaching and practice

Film symposium to explore design theory, practice

posted November 21, 2018
A wide variety of research and creative work by film and design scholars and filmmakers will be featured in the 2019 Architecture and Film Symposium, a new forum May 4 - 5, 2019 that endeavors to promote innovation in design theory, teaching and practice.
Acropolis research by arch prof reveals site’s relationship to social history, religious practice

Acropolis research reveals ancient site’s social history

posted November 20, 2018
In her research trips to the Acropolis in Athens, Greece, Nancy Klein, associate professor of architecture, is seeking to answer questions about the historic complex’s relationship to Greek social history and religious practice.
Teaching excellence by arch prof recognized with Montague honor

Teaching excellence by arch prof honored by Montague award

posted November 19, 2018
The teaching excellence of Juan Carlos Baltazar, Texas A&M associate professor of architecture, was recognized Nov. 5 when he and eight fellow Aggie faculty were honored as 2018-2019 Montague-Center for Teaching Excellence Scholars.
Architecture profs studying distinctive baptismal font canopy

Arch profs studying distinctive baptismal font canopy

posted November 14, 2018
An incredibly rare piece of medieval church furniture, a monumental, five-centuries-old canopy installed over a baptismal font in eastern England, is the subject of a new research initiative co-organized by Zachary Stewart, assistant professor of architecture.
Tech startup launch features Texas A&M architecture prof

Tech startup launch features Texas A&M architecture prof

posted November 8, 2018
The launch in Austin of a new incubator for business ventures that feature sustainable practices was headlined by Ahmed Ali, Texas A&M assistant professor of architecture.
Arch prof helping to determine original colors of Bermuda’s historic houses

Arch prof helping restore original hues of Bermuda houses

posted October 24, 2018
Historic houses in Bermuda could be restored to their original colors with help from a team of U.S. architects and conservation experts that includes Brent Fortenberry, assistant professor of architecture at Texas A&M.
New book edited by arch prof explores Modernism’s effect on sacred architecture

Modernism, sacred architecture explored in prof's new book

posted October 24, 2018
A new book edited by Anat Geva, Texas A&M professor of architecture, that challenges its readers to consider how Modern architects sought to create sacred buildings imbued with a divine presence, hits bookstores Oct. 26, 2018.