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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.
Distinguished alum Cisneros ’68, to help college celebrate 50th anniversary Nov. 15

Cisneros ’68 to help college celebrate 50th anniversary

posted October 9, 2019
The College of Architecture’s lineup of 50th anniversary festivities includes “Celebration of Learning: Reimagining the Future,” a daylong event Friday, Nov. 15, 2019 featuring a keynote address by university distinguished alumnus Henry Cisneros '68 and additional faculty presentations.
Merry Raba ’84 and William Raba ’86 former students support graduate education

Merry '84 and William '86 Raba support graduate education

posted October 8, 2019
Where their story started, they are helping others begin. Merry '84 and William '86 Raba met and began their lives together at Texas A&M University and are creating a legacy by establishing two $150,000 endowments.
Profs studying how to train workers in extreme environments

Profs studying how to train workers in extreme environs

posted October 1, 2019
In the future, as the projected limits of human exploration extend beyond the moon to Mars and even further destinations, some workplaces will be in deep space with low- and no-gravity environments. How can workers be trained for extreme environments in a safe, cost-effective manner?
Students to create video games in 48 hours at Chillennium 2019

Students to create video games in 48 hours at Chillennium

posted September 25, 2019
A giant ballroom at Texas A&M’s Memorial Student Center will be packed Oct. 4-6, 2019 with college-age students developing video games at Chillennium, the world’s largest student-run game jam.
Scholars find that elderly fitness is hindered by poorly maintained walking surfaces

Poorly maintained walking surfaces hinder elderly fitness

posted September 19, 2019
Uneven walking surfaces, incomplete sidewalks, and broken steps are small matters to most pedestrians — but to the elderly, they can be major barriers that have a significant, negative impact on their overall health, said Chanam Lee, professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning.
Faculty, Ph.D. students present research findings, creative work

Research, creative work presented at annual symposium

posted September 2, 2019
The great variety of research and creative work by Texas A&M College of Architecture faculty and Ph.D. students was on full display at “Natural, Built, Virtual,” the college’s annual research symposium, Sept 16, 2019 at the university’s Langford Architecture Center.
Wright Gallery fall season opening exhibit to showcase Texas artist

Texas artist’s work to open Wright Gallery fall season

posted August 27, 2019
A Texas artist with a deep understanding and appreciation of architecture, Tommy Fitzpatrick will have his work featured in “Working Model,” Aug. 28 – Oct. 15, 2019, at the Wright Gallery, Langford Architecture Center building A on the Texas A&M campus.
Our Commitment to Diversity

Our Commitment to Diversity

posted August 9, 2019
An important message from College of Architecture leadership
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.
Disaster recovery and hazard research symposium findings presented at conference

Disaster recovery and hazard symposium findings presented

posted August 6, 2019
Leading campus disaster recovery and hazard scholars will explore recent and ongoing research on Hurricane Harvey and disaster resilience at Resilience Rising: Research and Practice on Harvey and Hazards of the Future Sept. 5-6 at Texas A&M’s Rudder Tower.
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.
College honors six outstanding  former students at annual event

College honors six outstanding former students Nov. 14

posted July 26, 2019
Six former students from the College of Architecture who have distinguished themselves as leaders and humanitarians in their respective fields will be honored as Outstanding Alumni at a Nov. 14, 2019 banquet in the Hildebrand Equine Complex.
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.