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Grad vizzers create virtual reality games with ILMxLAB’s help

Grad vizzers create virtual reality games with ILMxLAB’s help

postedMon, 18 Sep 2017
Texas A&M graduate visualization students spent the summer creating four virtual reality games from scratch with guidance from industry experts at Lucasfilm’s ILMxLAB, an industry leader in Immersive Entertainment production.
New AVPA director seeks to enrich art outreach, funding

New AVPA director seeks to enrich art outreach, funding

postedThu, 14 Sep 2017
With performances including a hip-hop homage to Shakespeare’s “Two Gentlemen of Verona,” the Academy for the Visual & Performing Arts’ 2017-18 season is heading for new heights under the direction of Weiling He, associate professor of architecture.
Oct. 23 symposium spotlights college, faculty research

Oct. 23 symposium spotlights college, faculty research

postedThu, 14 Sep 2017
The 19th annual College of Architecture Research Symposium, “Natural, Built, Virtual,” is set for Oct. 23 in the Langford Architecture Center’s Preston Geren Auditorium. It showcases research and creative work by college faculty and doctoral students.
Symposium speaker, exhibit eye Swiss impact on design

Symposium speaker, exhibit eye Swiss impact on design

postedWed, 13 Sep 2017
Swiss educator and author Michael Jakob will discuss how Swiss designers helped shape landscape architecture history in a keynote address at “Natural, Built, Virtual,” the 19th annual Texas A&M College of Architecture Research Symposium.
Arch prof pens work on 1960s avant-garde designers Archigram

Arch prof pens work on 1960s avant-garde designers Archigram

postedWed, 13 Sep 2017
In a new book about 20th century architecture, associate professor Sarah Deyong, writes about Archigram, an influential avant-garde group of London architects who were inspired by the space program, science fiction, pop art and youthful idealism.