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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.
Archaeologists headlined CHC symposium in March

Archaeologists headlined CHC symposium in March

postedThu, 23 Feb 2017
Discoveries by intrepid scholars who locate and painstakingly unearth ancient and forgotten cultural treasures from locations around the globe highlighted the 2017 Center for Heritage Conservation symposium in Preston Geren Auditorium.
Noted preservationist named interim head of architecture dept.

Noted preservationist named interim head of architecture dept.

postedThu, 01 Sep 2016
Bob Warden, a Texas A&M professor of architecture who headed numerous research projects at historic sites as the director of Texas A&M’s Center for Heritage Conservation, has been named interim head of the university’s Department of Architecture.
Students use digital gear in Italy in fall 2016 CHC workshop

Students use digital gear in Italy in fall 2016 CHC workshop

postedThu, 18 Feb 2016
Centuries-old churches and piazzas in Texas A&M’s study abroad venue in Italy were ideal subjects for design students learning to use sophisticated imaging equipment in a workshop directed by Robert Warden, director of the Center for Heritage Conservation.

Events

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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