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Preservation students model historic temple

Preservation students model historic temple

postedFri, 02 Feb 2018
Using tools like terrestrial laser scanners and drones, a team of architecture students, working with the College of Architecture’s Center for Heritage Conservation, developed detailed images and 3-D models of Bryan's historic Temple Freda.
CHC symposium to feature heritage of African-Americans

CHC symposium to feature heritage of African-Americans

postedFri, 02 Feb 2018
The preservation of Texas’ historic African-American communities, imperiled repositories of black heritage and culture, is the focus of the Feb. 16-17 Texas A&M Center for Heritage Conservation’s Historic Preservation Symposium.
Arch students earn  restoration grant for  historic building

Arch students earn restoration grant for historic building

postedThu, 25 Jan 2018
From tape measures to state-of-the-art laser scans, Texas A&M preservation students employed an array of tools while documenting an historic schoolhouse building in Wheelock, Texas in an effort to help garner funds for the 108-year-old structure’s renovation.
Brazos County AIA honors work of architecture grads

Brazos County AIA honors work of architecture grads

postedWed, 04 Oct 2017
Former Texas A&M architecture students swept the Brazos chapter of the American Institute of Architects 2017 awards with their renovations of the Williams Administration Building and other historic structures in the region.
New book details creation of historic Texas A&M buildings

New book details creation of historic Texas A&M buildings

postedWed, 27 Sep 2017
A new book by Nancy McCoy '81 and David Woodcock, professor emeritus of architecture, details the creation of 10 Texas A&M Depression-era buildings designed by Samuel Charles Phelps Vosper, a university architecture professor.

Events

Plundered Skulls and Stolen Spirits: Inside the Fight to Reclaim Native America’s Treasures

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The College Station Society of the Archaeological Institute of America and the Center for Heritage Conservation at Texas A&M University are please to sponsor "Plundered Skulls and Stolen Spirits: Inside the Fight to Reclaim Native America’s Treasures," a lecture by Chip Colwell, PhD, Senior Curator of Anthropology at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. The lecture will take place on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 6:30pm, in the Francis Hall 102 (Segner Auditorium). Click here for more details.

 

S.C.P. Vosper in the Spotlight

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"Architecture That Speaks: S.C.P. Vosper and Ten Remarkable Buildings at Texas A&M," by Nancy T. MCCoy, David G. Woodcock, and Carolyn Brown. Exhibition on View Sept. 1 - November 4, 2017, in the Reynolds Gallery (2nd floor, Memorial Student Center, Texas A&M University).

 

Vincent L. Michael, PhD to Speak on March 28

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The Center for Heritage Conservation and the Department of Architecture at Texas A&M University are pleased to sponsor “Path to the Future: World Heritage as Community Development Strategy”, A lecture by Vincent L. Michael, PhD, Executive Director of the San Antonio Conservation Society on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at 5:30pm. Click here for more details.

CHC CO-SPONSORED LECTURE ON MARCH 23, 2017

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“An Archaeologist’s Eye: Drawing the Parthenon Metopes”

A lecture by Prof. Katherine A. Schwab (Fairfield University)

Thursday, March 23, 2017, 5:30 pm at MemorialStudent Center (MSC) Room 2406

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This lecture explores the art and architectural history of the Parthenon, in Athens, Greece, through an analysis of a vital element of the temple’s symbolic message: the sculpted metopes that decorated the building’s Doric frieze. Click here for more information.

 

 

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