Student Honored with ACSA Award for “The Sky House”
Born from Professor Peter Zweig’s studio assignment to design a home of the 21st century that would go beyond time and be relevant here and now, Soto sought to highlight the timeless relationship of humanity and nature.
Professor J. Kevin Story Publishes New Book on John Hejduk
Story’s book is one of three books published by Hines College faculty in 2020.
Hines and Harvey | Harvey-Cleary Builders Executives Join College Leadership Council
Michael Desguin, AIA and Stephen Driver bring their experience to the Hines College's advisory group as new members, strengthening the relationship between the College and industry.
Lecture: Andrew Kudless
Join us Monday, October 19th, at 6:00 pm, via Zoom, for a lecture with Andrew Kudless - UHCOAD Bill Kendall Memorial Professor of Design Technologies and Founder of Matsys.
Alumni Spotlight: Sahagun Architecture
This month’s alumni spotlight highlights brothers Guillermo ’08 and David ’09 Sahagun and their firm, Sahagun Architecture. Read about their time at the Hines College and how their experiences have influenced their professional success.
Stern Visiting Professor Lecture: Brooks + Scarpa
Join us Monday, September 21st, at 6:00 pm, via Zoom, for a lecture with Angela Brooks, FAIA, and Larry Scarpa, FAIA, of Brooks + Scarpa.
ACSA 2020 Housing Competition Award
Congratulations to alumnus Carlos Soto Castellanos '20 for his ACSA 2020 Housing Competition Honorable Mention! Check out his winning project, THE SKY HOUSE, created while he was a student at the Hines College.
Meet Hines College New Faculty - Fall 2020
Amidst the challenges of the pandemic, the Hines College warmly welcomes new faculty, including new Assistant Professor of Architectural Design for Environmental Systems Mili Kyropoulou and adjunct faculty Jeffrey Halstead and Celeste Ponce.
Alumni Spotlight: Eoghan Dalton '12
"Following projects and managing them in foreign languages has been an incredibly challenging yet rewarding experience that I never imagined I would have." Alumnus Eoghan Dalton '12 shares his career path abroad thus far.
Alumni Award Winners 2020
The University of Houston Architecture and Design Alumni Association Awards have returned after roughly a decade hiatus in order to honor our distinguished and accomplished alumni changing the world through architecture and design.
The Lasting Legacy of Gerald D. Hines
UH mourns the loss of its friend and benefactor. His decades-long relationship with the University has left a lasting impact on the Hines College, its students, and alumni.
UHCOAD Fall 2020 COVID-19 Resource Guide
This resource guide helps students, faculty, and staff navigate the fall 2020 semester during this unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. Click to download the most recent version.
Coog Strong, Mask On
Coog Strong, Mask On is the University of Houston’s rallying cry to defeat COVID-19. It is a recognition that our UH Community must unite on a common mission to prevent the pandemic from disrupting our individual goals and our University’s Tier One academic and research pursuits. Learn more!
Hines College Students Win AIA Houston Design Award for Third Ward “Libromat”
Students alongside alumni and faculty honored in annual design awards.
Alumni Spotlight: Alexandria Moore Garcia '13
"Be flexible and open in your job search because design jobs can take you anywhere.“ Alumna Alexandria Moore Garcia '93 shares her experience at UH and how she discovered an unlikely design career at Sysco Corporation.
Dean Oliver Elected to ACSA College of Distinguished Professors Executive Committee
Oliver to serve four-year term, including Secretary, Vice Chancellor, Chancellor, and Past Chancellor, impacting the future of architectural education.
UHCOAD Town Hall with Students
The UH Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design Town Hall on Tuesday, July 14th, 6-8 pm, is an opportunity for College leadership to listen and begin addressing student concerns surrounding systemic racism.
Alumni Spotlight: Johnny Kousparis '05
"Understanding how to work in a team was probably the most valuable lesson I ever learned at the Hines College of Architecture and Design." Get to know alumnus Johnny Kousparis '05 and his rise to become a Principal at Gensler.
Industrial Design Faculty Honored with Awards
ID Director EunSook Kwon receives 2020 Proud Korean Woman Designer Award and Professor Luisa Orto is recognized by the UH Office of the Provost with the 2020 Teaching Excellence Award: Instructor/Clinical.
Honoring the Santa Fe Ten
Students in the UH Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design have designed a memorial to commemorate victims of the Santa Fe High School shooting.
Letter From Dean Oliver
"I believe we can no longer pay silent tribute, but must put some form of action toward addressing this reality." - Dean Patricia Belton Oliver. Read her June 10th letter regarding how the College is committed to taking action against systemic racism.
Alumnus Receives Prestigious Paris Design Award
Josh Probst ’19 selected as 2020 “Emerging Product Designer of the Year” by DNA Paris Design Awards. Learn more about his innovative and adaptable motorcycle, MAYA.
Alumni Spotlight: Andy Nguyen, S.J. '00
"Through reflective listening and understanding another person's perspective, architects and designers can translate human desires into humane and environmentally responsible architecture."
Super Jury 2020 Presentations and Winners
Top designs from graduating Architecture students recognized in annual Super Jury.
2020 ID Annual Exhibition + Seniors & Graduates Show
Our Industrial Design program's annual exhibition moved to a new virtual format this spring. Check out the designs of award-winning students Lawrence Dillon and Antoinette Luow among other exceptional student work.
Alumni Spotlight: Alan Nguyen ‘11
It's not often you come across someone who studied architecture and industrial design. Read alumnus Alan Nguyen's story about his journey and how he ended up working in The Netherlands.
Facing a Dire Need
The UH Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design has joined the communitywide effort to manufacture personal protective equipment for frontline health care workers at Harris Health and Memorial Hermann Health Systems.
Students and Faculty Adapt to Remote Learning
COVID-19 forces alternative approach to teaching design in an already unique, studio-centric environment.
Alumni Spotlight: Poonam Patel ‘11
“My design philosophy is ‘simplify and amplify.’” Alumna Poonam Patel ’11 shares how her time at UH impacted her design approach and the start of her own studio, ultimately leading to her debut with TEDx Pleasant Grove.
Kudless in Los Angeles Times for Louis Vuitton Shelves
Andrew Kudless, Kendall Professor of Design Technologies and Director of the new Advanced Media Technology Lab, highlighted in the LA Times for his $40,500 shelves in the Louis Vuitton Objects Nomades collection.
Alumna Catherine Callaway M.Arch '07 to Receive AIA National Award
AIA National recently announced that alumna Catherine Callaway, AIA, LEED AP, M.Arch ’07 will receive the 2020 AIA National Young Architect Award.
Alumni Spotlight: Adam Cook '11
"It's perfectly acceptable to take a different path." Get to know alumnus Adam Cook '11 and how his career led him to start his own business - Shop.
Industrial Design Student Receives 2020 International Housewares Award
Antoinette Louw takes second place for her small dog protection vest design.
New Faculty Member to Pave Way for Emerging Design Technologies
Andrew Kudless joins the Hines College as the inaugural William D. Kendall Professor of Design Technologies.
CRBE Executive Joins Hines College Leadership Council
Del’Ve is first to bring product design industry experience to the council, having served as a SVP at BMW where he led the American Design Studio’s marketing, operations, product design, transportation design, and graphic design.
Alumni Spotlight: Emilio Armstrong '04
"The hardest paths will give you the best experience and faster growth." Alumnus Emilio Armstrong '04 shares his career in architecture and politics, and what brought him to Houston.
Alumni Spotlight: Mark Schatz, FAIA '98
"UH helped me understand the power and extent of design...and its positive force in our daily lives." Alumnus Mark Schatz, FAIA, reflects on the impact of his education on who he is as an architect today.
Alumni Honored at 6th Annual Cougar 100
The Cougar 100 recognizes the fastest-growing UH alumni owned and operated businesses each year.
UH Hines College Takes Spotlight Again in Leadership and Ranking
Dean Oliver receives her third award amid the release of 2019 Design Intelligence rankings.
Professor Bruce Race Featured on Forbes Blog
What we drive by 2025 will reflect the convergence of energy, technology, and how we define transportation services. Check out this Forbes blog featuring our own Bruce Race, FAIA, FAICP, Ph.D. - Hines College Professor of Architecture and Energy Scholar.
Q & A with Alumna Karen L. Braitmeyer, FAIA '85
"We have the responsibility to create spaces that enhance all lives." Hines College alumna, Karen L. Braitmeyer, FAIA, looks back on her time at UH and how her experience propelled her career forward to create environments for all people.
Azra Dawood Joins as Hines College’s First Emerging Scholar
Dr. Dawood will teach history and theory courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels while pursuing her own research towards the production of a public lecture and potentially a future exhibition and/or research publication with the College.
Fall 2019 Lecture Series and Events
Join the Hines College this fall for a diverse group of lecturers, including our William F. Stern Visiting Professor Brian MacKay-Lyons of MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple, and exhibitions.
Meet Hines College's New Faculty
Among new faculty the College's first Director of Undergraduate Architecture and first Visiting Scholar.
Hines Family Commits New Gift Toward UH Professorship Advancing Digital Design
Hines College announces Andrew Kudless as the inaugural Kendall Professor of Media Design Technology and Fabrication.
Dean Oliver to Receive Award from the Texas Society of Architects
Patricia Belton Oliver, FAIA, will be recognized with the Award for Outstanding Educational Contributions in Honor of Edward J. Romieniec, FAIA, this October.
Professor Kubo's Book Ranks #1 of New Architecture and Design Books
"Imagining the Modern: Architecture and Urbanism of the Pittsburgh Renaissance," was recently ranked #1 by Metropolis of nineteen new summer 2019 books.
CDRC Welcomes Community Leaders for Greens Bayou Watershed Resiliency Planning
Our Community Design Resource Center (CDRC) hosted the second workshop for the Greens Bayou Watershed Resiliency Planning, welcoming leaders from across the Houston community.
Alumni and Faculty Shine at the 2019 AIA Houston Design Awards
The 2019 AIA Houston Design Awards was a proud moment for UH as two Hines College faculty members and numerous alumni were recognized for another year of outstanding design.
Hines College Welcomes New Leadership Council Members
Comprised of professionals in architecture, construction, real estate, and other industries integral to Houston’s design community, the Hines College welcomes Hunter Clayton '91 and Gary Longbotham, BFA '73 to the council.
Q & A with Hines College Alumna, AJ Breneman '06
Check out our exclusive sit down with Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture & Design alumna, AJ Breneman '06, as she shares her experience as a student and path to success.
UH Industrial Design Students Take Top IDSA Awards, Again
Timothy Joe and Kristi Barlett receive top IDSA awards, again proving UH Industrial Design is among the top programs in the United States.
Shoaib Nizami '19 Graduates as Hines College's First Deaf Student
Shoaib Nizami ‘19 shares his journey to become an architect, graduating as the college's first deaf student.
Professor Paul Kewton wins 2018 International's LIT Lighting Design Award
Professor Paul Kewton and his team of designers recognized for their exceptional work on the Mobius lighting project.
Industrial Students Showcase Prototypes at SXSW
UH Industrial Design’s ID+ program exhibits their technology-driven innovations in health care at the South by Southwest Trade Show in Austin.
Dean Oliver Wins ACSA Distinguished Professor of the Year Award
The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) announces architect and educator Patricia Belton Oliver, FAIA, UH Dean, as one of this year’s Distinguished Professor Award laureates.
ID Graduate Paola Gonzales Wins 2nd Place in IHA Competition
Paola Gonzalez represents the University of Houston as she recieves top 3 honors for her Munch Educational Cooking Set design.
Patrick Peters Wins Mayor's Landmark Awards
UH is the recipient of six Mayor’s Proud Partners Landmark Awards sponsored by Keep Houston Beautiful (KHB), recognizing exceptional efforts to enhance the city’s landscape.