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Awards roll in for former student’s ‘human-sized’ birdhouse design

Former student’s ‘birdhouse’ design garners honors

posted July 7, 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.
Former student seeking funds to develop refugee camp flooring

Funds needed for refugee camp flooring project

posted July 2, 2015
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.
Former students help build top sand sculptures in AIA contest

Former students help build best entries in sandcastle contest

posted July 1, 2015
Sand sculptures depicting dinosaurs, dragons and Dr. Seuss characters built with help from former students at snagged the top two awards in an annual sandcastle building competition hosted by the Houston chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
Students unveil Ronald McDonald room designs at St. Joseph Center

Designs unveiled for Ronald McDonald room at St. Joseph

posted June 26, 2015
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.
Former design faculty member left academic, professional legacy

Former prof left legacy in academic, professional worlds

posted June 26, 2015
James Patterson, a former architecture student and faculty member who helped launch Texas A&M’s graduate architecture program in the 1960s died May 29, 2015 in Norman, Okla. after a sudden illness. He was 77.

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