As many plan their year-end charitable giving, the College of Architecture is focused on completing projects launched by former students in honor of faculty members who played a very special role in their Texas A&M education and in their personal and professional lives after leaving College Station.
At Hack-a-thon ’18, a 24-hour anything goes creative problem-solving marathon set for Feb. 2–3 at the Langford Architecture Center, registered teams will vie for $5,000 in prize money while tackling issues of place, space and diversity.
The 19th annual College of Architecture Research Symposium, “Natural, Built, Virtual,” showcased research and creative work by college faculty and doctoral students in a daylong series of five minute sessions in the Langford Architecture Center’s Preston Geren Auditorium.
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.
Nine former students from the Texas A&M College of Architecture, distinguished humanitarians and leaders in their respective fields, will be honored as outstanding alumni at a Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017 banquet in College Station.
The College of Architecture’s 22nd Biennial Faculty Art Show, featuring a wide range of artwork created by 23 members of the college faculty, will run March 21 – May 14, 2017, at the J. Wayne Stark Galleries in the Memorial Student Center.
Nominations for the 2017 College of Architecture Outstanding Alumni Awards are due by March 1, 2017.
“This award recognizes the exemplary leadership, relentless pursuit of excellence, exceptional talents and numerous accomplishments of the recipients,” said Jorge Vanegas, dean of the Texas A&M University College of Architecture. “We strongly encourage those who know a former student deserving of this prestigious honor to nominate him or her.”
A group of distinguished leaders from the design and construction industry, all of them Texas A&M former students, recently designed a supplemental curriculum to help aspiring College of Architecture students become tomorrow’s industry leaders.
Author Rex Miller, an expert in workplace team performance, discussed design as a key element of office culture in “How Engaging Workspaces Lead to Transformation and Growth,” the keynote address of the 18th annual faculty research symposium.
Faculty presented a wide array of projects at the college’s 18th annual research symposium, “Natural, Built, Virtual,” Oct. 24, 2016, at the Langford Architecture Center on the Texas A&M College Station campus.
Seven former students from the Texas A&M College of Architecture who have risen to the top of their respective fields while making significant public service contributions were honored as outstanding alumni during a Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 banquet at Traditions Club in Bryan.
New appointments to Texas A&M College of Architecture endowed professorships and fellowships, which support their holders’ teaching, research and service initiatives, have been announced by Jorge Vanegas, dean of the college.
Charles Graham, 64, a former administrator and member of the Texas A&M College of Architecture faculty who had been serving as dean of the College of Architecture at the University of Oklahoma since 2008, died Feb. 12, 2016 surrounded by family.
Discussions of race, rights and inclusivity throughout the Brazos Valley abounded at the Feb. 5 – 6, 2016 Open Data Build Day competition in which citizen teams vied for prize money by mining and manipulating census data to create spatially illustrated solutions for diversity-related challenges.