Alumni Spotlight: Ricardo Martinez ’01
“While I learned many lessons during my time at the College, the most valuable skills that have been critical to my success in college, career, and personal life have been critical thinking and resourcefulness.” Alumnus Ricardo Martinez ’01 reflects on his UH education’s impact and the decision to pursue his firm, Martinez Architects.
Industrial Design Program Bids Farewell to EunSook Kwon
As Kwon prepares to begin a new position at the Georgia Institute of Technology, the Hines College community takes a look back on her impact as the program's visionary and leader.
Industrial Design Student Awarded a Summer Undergrad Research Fellowship
Hines’ student’s Summer Undergrad Research Fellowship focuses on recycling plastic
Hines College Mourns Passing of Joe Mashburn ’78
The former dean served at the College from August 1998 to December 2009 and established its industrial design program and the Keeland Design Laboratory.
Alumni Spotlight: UltraBarrio
Hines College alumni and professors Amna Ansari '03 and Marcus Martinez '04 speak to what sparked their interests in exploring design, the start of their careers, and ultimately creating their studio UltraBarrio.
Hines College Professor Nora Laos, Ph.D. Retires After 26 Years
Laos’ retirement marks an end to an era of architectural history at UH.
Hines College Honors AAPI Heritage Month
Highlighting the importance of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) within the College and design community.
Black Hair Inspires Architecture Embodying Black Identity
Professor Sheryl Tucker de Vazquez receives Graham Foundation grant to explore how Black hair natural texture and skills translate to architecture through computational methods.
Alumni Spotlight: Very Handsome Studio
Interior Architecture alumni Vy Truong ’17 and Han Dang ’18 share how their Hines College experience brought them together and what inspired them to start their own design firm – Very Handsome Studio.
Super Jury Designs and Winners
Top designs from graduating Architecture students recognized in annual Super Jury
Hines' Students Top 4 Finalist in ULI Hines Competition
Multidisciplinary team's EAVIRO District Development Plan envisions state-of-the-art baseball stadium as economic driver.
Alumni Spotlight: Aubrey “Brey” Tucker ’07
“There is nothing easy about architecture or design – recognize and love that.” Alumnus Aubrey “Brey” Tucker ’07, Senior Industry Manager of Project Delivery at Autodesk, shares his experience at the Hines College and in his professional career.
Professor Kubo Receives 2021 SAH Exhibition Catalogue Award
“Imagining the Modern: Architecture and Urbanism of the Pittsburgh Renaissance” recognized by the Society of Architectural Historians.
Industrial Design Student Earns First Place Award in Bienenstock Competition
Born from Professor Jeff Feng and Aaron McEuen’s studio assignment to design a chair interconnecting with students’ personal interests, this design creates a unique blend of tradition and modernity.
Hines College Alumni Come Together for New Scholarship
“I have always been mindful of where I have been, what I have accomplished, and where I plan to go. Now I want to shift my focus to what I leave behind.” – Franco Albarran ‘99
Kubo Receives Houston Endowment Directed Program Grant
Architecture history, theory, and criticism professor proposes research exploring
temporal phenomena in architecture and urbanism.
Alumni Spotlight: Chudi Abajue ‘10
"I value when I can participate in projects positively affecting communities, such as working on a new women's shelter or renovating a school in a lower-income neighborhood." Check out this month's spotlight with alumnus Chudi Abajue '10 of IBI Group Texas.
Architecture Students Win AIA Fort Worth Merit Award for "Lewis Center"
Born from Professor Emily Moore's studio assignment to design a social justice center that would revitalize a community, this project highlights the late congressman John Lewis and Civil Rights Movement.
February 22nd Roundtable Turns Spotlight to Sally Walsh
Hines College launches initiative exploring Walsh’s impact on Houston modernism. The roundtable event features Alan Bruton, Stephen Fox, Lois Farfel Stark, and many others who worked with and knew Sally Walsh. Discover more and register.
Alumni Spotlight: Andre Pierre DeJean ‘05
"I firmly believe the best modern architecture out there still honors classical proportions, even when splitting with tradition." Learn more about DeJean in this month's alumni spotlight.
Interior Architecture Professor Honored with International Design Awards
Bruton’s social engagement project highlights egalitarian social interaction.
Kyropoulou Receives New Faculty Research Award
Architecture design and environmental systems professor proposes research highlighting
the parametric design of outdoor adaptive classroom space.
Hines Alumni Honored at the 7th Annual Cougar 100
This year’s virtual event recognized the successes of UH alumni owned business, and also teased the launch of UH’s new alumni and student engagement platform CoogsConnect.
Hines Professors Receive Distinguished Course Development Prize
Matthew Johnson and Michael Kubo have been selected for the 2021 Course Development Prize in Architecture, Climate Change, and Society for this proposal exploring environmental justice and inequity resulting from the impact of petrochemical culture.
Delayed, but Determined
Hines College reflects on unusual milestone year and makes plans for 75th Anniversary Gala
Meet Hines College New Faculty – Spring 2021
While most courses are staying virtual, the Hines College welcomes many new diverse faculty for the spring semester. Meet them all and learn about the experience they bring to the College.
R. Beneytez-Durán Publishes Chapter CENTER 23 – A I R
Professor, Beneytez-Durán conceptualizes the element of air within the architectural design process in the seventh chapter – “AIR: From Bodies to Breathable Skins.”
ID Student Only American to Win Annual Global Prize
Senior Annaleise Gray receives bronze award for “Hippo” – her innovative and sleek electric scooter design.
DEI Task Force Report
The Hines College's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force has presented their long-awaited report to Dean Oliver. Since its inception this summer 2020 the task force has focused on the assessment of current DEI policies and practices in five major areas. Read the full report here.