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Emeritus prof who founded renowned garden dies

Emeritus prof who founded renowned garden dies

posted Wed, 18 Mar 2020
John Fairey, Texas A&M Professor Emeritus of Architecture who founded a 39-acre garden near Hempstead, Texas that is renowned nationwide for its extraordinary variety of plants, died March 17, 2020.
Alumnus carves sculpture honoring band history

Alumnus carves sculpture honoring band history

posted Wed, 26 Feb 2020
Hundreds of intricately carved elements, created with patience and artistry over thousands of hours, created a permanent legacy: a 4’x3’ walnut and mahogany wood relief sculpture honoring the 125th anniversary of the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band.
Arch prof’s app could be used for  LEGO, IKEA projects

Arch prof’s app could be used for LEGO, IKEA projects

posted Tue, 18 Feb 2020
Thick, sometimes confusing manuals for building LEGO kits, IKEA furniture, or any product that requires assembly could be replaced or augmented with a version of an augmented reality assembly app developed by Wei Yan, professor of architecture.
Texas A&M researchers enabling buildings to ‘breathe’

Texas A&M researchers enabling buildings to ‘breathe’

posted Wed, 29 Jan 2020
Buildings may one day “breathe,” and be able to function in their own environment with the help of a type of “smart skin” developed by a team of Texas A&M University researchers.
Student team wins second in Disney Imagineering competition

Student team wins second in Disney Imagineering competition

posted Tue, 28 Jan 2020
Four Texas A&M College of Architecture students won second place last week in an elite national contest hosted by Walt Disney Imagineering.