Six former students from Texas A&M’s College of Architecture who have risen to the top of their respective fields while making significant public service contributions will be honored as outstanding alumni during an Oct. 23, 2015 banquet at the Miramont Country Club in Bryan.
Texas A&M is listed in the top six percent of the world’s top universities for architecture and the built environment in a new ranking compiled by Quacquarelli Symonds, a British company providing higher education guidance and career services.
A proposed “Ike Dike” to protect the Galveston/Houston area from hurricane storm surges should incorporate business parks, public spaces and pedestrian thoroughfares, concludes research funded by Texas A&M’s Institute for Sustainable Coastal Communities.
To assist fundraising for a faith-based Ft. Worth boarding school proposed to serve economically disadvantaged youth0, Texas A&M students developed design concepts, construction schedules and operating cost estimates.
For most Texas A&M students, navigating campus is an unremarkable part of their daily routine, but there’s nothing ordinary about any trip that construction science major Ian Moss takes when he’s accompanied by Reveille, the collie who serves as Texas A&M’s mascot.
Miniature residences destined to house the chronically homeless designed and built by Texas A&M environmental design and undergraduate construction science students will be publicly displayed from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. May 14 and 15 at Rudder Plaza.
Within weeks of gaining prominence among the world’s best game design schools, Texas A&M was ranked as one of the nation’s best animation schools, placing third among public institutions in a 2015 analysis conducted by Animation Career Review, an online career resource for aspiring animators, game designers and digital artists.
Two small Texas communities are shaping their futures with help from Texas A&M’s Texas Target Communities program, which aids municipalities that lack urban planning resources available to larger cities.
At a speech marking the beginning of his term as the elected president of a global landscape architecture educators’ group, Ming-Han Li, professor of landscape architecture at Texas A&M, underlined the importance of mentoring in education.
Scott Marble ‘83, an Outstanding Alumnus of the College of Architecture, is emphasizing creative collaboration, diversity, and the use of new technology at the Georgia Tech School of Architecture, where he began as the school’s chairman July 1, 2015.
A ‘human-sized’ birdhouse temporarily on display at a San Antonio park in 2014, designed by former Texas A&M design student Patrick Winn, delighted park visitors and racked up numerous honors including a design award from the Texas Society of Architects.
A former student and a fellow designer are hoping to raise $50,000 before July 15, 2015 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.
Funds have been raised to build a new Ronald McDonald room at St. Joseph Regional Health Center in Bryan. The rooms will include ideas from design proposals that Texas A&M environmental design students created in the spring 2015 semester.
“Formations,” a multimedia exhibit of work by students from all four departments in Texas A&M’s College of Architecture, will be on display through August 21, 2015 at the Wright Gallery, second floor, Building A of the Langford Architecture Center.