Bonfire Memorial designed to experience

The Aggie Bonfire Memorial “requires active participa-tion,” said lead architect Robert Shemwell ’82 of Overland Partners in San Antonio. “You inhabit it. It doesn't become complete without you there.”
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  • Forster Ndubisi's takes helm of Department of
    Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning

  • A&M College of Architecture working with China's
    Tsinghua University to promote healthy cities

  • Architecture Ranch: Prototype research
    facility to help Aggies invent the future

  • A&M construction science team drafts residential
    building, performance standards for state of Texas

  • State's new guidelines define how new
    homes should perform under warranty

  • Skies clear as thousands turn out for
    dedication of Aggie Bonfire Memorial

  • Bonfire Memorial is more than symbol,
    it's an experience, says designer

  • Campus Remembered: A&M designates
    16 buildings as historically significant

  • Gates recognizes the essential function of
    space and structure in achieving greatness

  • Magazine ranks college third, nationally, for
    awarding architecture degrees to Hispanics

  • College initiates search for new faculty
    to work in three signature program areas

  • Charles Culp: Energy efficiency specialist

  • Kirk Hamilton: Health facility design innovator

  • Chanam Lee: Researching healthy communities

  • Vinod Srinivasan: 3-D modeling expert

  • Former Student Open House Celebrates
    100 Years of Aggie Architecture

  • Centennial Celebration Seminar Series

  • 2005 Rowlett lecture focuses
    on preeminent design firm, HKS

  • Texas A&M's Stark Gallery showcases
    architecture firm's innovative designs

  • 2005 HRIL symposium examines
    historic preservation topics

  • Distinguished lecture to examine
    discovery through documentation

  • Tabb examines Rothko Chapel,
    Chapel of Notre Dame du Haut

  • New tool promoting benefits of patient
    access to healing outdoor environments

  • Health facility design can aid patient healing,
    recovery while reducing medical errors, stress

  • “Role of physical environment in the hospital of
    the 21st Century: A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity”

  • Creativity critical to universities' livelihood,
    says Department of Architecture professor

  • A&M preservation team receives federal funding to
    continue survey of historic Pointe du Hoc battlefield

  • A&M signs Memorandum of Agreement
    with Italian town of Castiglion Fiorentino

  • Acclaimed 'psychology of place' researcher,
    author, Cooper Marcus addresses Texas A&M

  • U.S. Surgeon General reviews architecture
    student designs for surge hospital facilities

  • A&M doctoral students' research earns Velux Prize
    from European Association of Architectural Education

  • Landscape architecture graduate student
    receives prestigious Hideo Sasaki Award

  • A&M students continue domination of national
    historic preservation award competition

  • 2004 construction science graduate named AGC
    Outstanding Student in Construction Science

  • A&M architecture students' designs chosen for
    nationally recognized Georgia community

  • Students develop design concepts for
    College Station family practice center

  • Visiting artists to lecture, lead workshops
    exploring variety of digital art techniques

  • Architecture professors create artwork honoring late
    playwright, professor and proponent of racial unity

  • Grad student project earns kudos
    from SIGGRAPH and Nickelodeon

  • Internet hoax claims Aggie Vizzers working on movie
    ‘Troy’ inserted popular ‘Saw ’Em Off’ icon into scene

  • New associate dean coordinates distance education, study abroad and continuing education programs

  • Pliny Fisk III, noted sustainability expert to
    teach this spring at College of Architecture

  • Hazardous Work: Walter Peacock appointed as
    director of Hazards Reduction Recovery Center

  • Woodcock elevated to Fellow by
    two esteemed preservation groups

  • Mohammed Haque appointed
    Cecil O. Windsor Jr. Professor

  • Jon Rodiek presented with Fábos Medal for
    advancing research in landscape architecture

  • Charles Graham Elevated to Fellow in
    Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors

  • Retired faculty Pugh, McCarthy
    named professors emeritus

  • Architecture Professor Wells honored
    as 2004 Alumni Fellow by Kansas State

  • Mann honored for contributions
    to health-care facility design

  • Seagraves creates scholarship
    honoring Professor Murphy

  • Ronald and Sondra Skaggs commit
    $1 million to Texas A&M University

  • Ten former students honored as College of Architecture’s 2004 Outstanding Alumni

  • CLASS ACTS: Former students touch
    base with College of Architecture

  • Former student Jim ‘Tex’ Wright’s
    shares tale of travels in Iraq