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21st annual college research symposium set for Sept. 16

21st annual college research symposium set for Sept. 16

posted September 2, 2019
The great variety of research and creative work by Texas A&M College of Architecture faculty and Ph.D. students will be 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.
Construction science dept. aims to become research hub for space-based building projects

CoSci dept. aims to become research hub for space projects

posted July 11, 2019
As the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing renews interest in stations on the moon or Mars, the Department of Construction Science continues to lay groundwork to position the department as a leading research consultant for space-based projects.
‘Toy Story 4’ brought to life by former viz contributors

‘Toy Story 4’ brought to life by former viz contributors

posted June 19, 2019
Sixteen former Texas A&M visualization students helped bring back to life some of cinema’s most beloved characters in Toy Story 4, the latest installment in the hit animated movie series, which opens Thursday, June 20, 2019.
Undergrads employ robotics in design and construction

Undergrads employ robotics in design and construction

posted May 30, 2019
Texas A&M undergraduates in several disciplines experimented with a cutting-edge approach to robotics in design and manufacturing in a spring 2019 class led by Maryam Mansoori, a Ph.D. architecture student.
Summit explored future of education through ‘smart’ solutions for cities

Summit explored education advances with ‘smart’ cities

posted April 18, 2019
More than 50 tech industry experts, community leaders and Texas A&M scholars gathered in College Station May 14, 2019 for the ENDEAVR Tech Summit, an event exploring the anticipated future of education as realized through “smart” cities.
Visualization expert to speak on perception in Giesecke Lecture

Viz expert to speak on human perception in Giesecke Lecture

posted March 22, 2019
Data visualization and human perception are the subject matter of an expert talk by Colin Ware, professor and director of the Data Visualization Research Lab at the University of New Hampshire, 4-5:30 p.m. Friday March 29 in Geren Auditorium, Langford Architecture Center Building B on the Texas A&M campus.
Wright Gallery showcased female perspectives in ‘She Matters’ show

Females of color chronicled their lives in ‘She Matters’

posted March 6, 2019
Female artists of color addressed violence, discrimination, prejudice and additional social issues that face women today in “She Matters,” a multimedia exhibit March 6 – April 26, 2019 at the Wright Gallery.
Viz ranked No. 1 animation program by College Magazine

Viz ranked as top public program by College Magazine

posted January 24, 2019
In new rankings released by College Magazine, an online career resource for students, Texas A&M was recognized as the nation’s best public animation school, funneling top-notch graduates into the highly competitive film and television industry, and other professions.
FoVI 3D technology lecture to explore light- field displays at Langford

FoVI 3D technology lecture to explore light- field displays

posted January 16, 2019
A session on light-field display technology will be presented by Thomas Burnett, founder of FoVI 3D, an Austin-based computer hardware manufacturer, and visualization graduate students 1-4 p.m. Thursday, January 24 in the Adams Presentation Space.
New, viz prof-led research institute to study best tech teaching, learning methods

Viz prof-led institute to study best tech learning methods

posted November 29, 2018
To succeed in tomorrow’s workplace, employees will need fluency in technical tasks such as 3-D fabrication, programming and electronics, said Francis Quek, professor of visualization and director of the new Institute of Technology-Infused Learning.
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.
Wright Gallery 2019 opening exhibit to showcase esteemed Austin artist

Wright Gallery to feature esteemed Austin-based painter

posted November 20, 2018
The opulent, abstract work of Austin-based artist Sydney Yeager will be featured in “liminal,” Jan. 14 – Feb. 15, 2019 at the Wright Gallery, Langford Architecture Center building A on the Texas A&M campus.
CoSci student creates high-tech, 3-D renderings of Francis Hall

CoSci student creates immersive Francis Hall 3-D model

posted November 19, 2018
Richly detailed, immersive tours of Francis Hall, the home of Texas A&M’s Department of Construction Science, are now available to anyone with an Internet connection.
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.