Delayed, but Determined
Hines College reflects on unusual milestone year and makes plans for 75th Anniversary Gala
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.
Students Help Build a School in Honduras
Professor Dijana Handanovic and her students join forces with the Awty School and Schools for Children of the World to raise funds and build a school in the rural village amid COVID-19.
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.
Alumni Spotlight: Mariel Yebra ‘17
"I believe we should always keep in mind where and how we started our careers, strive to achieve new goals, and continue to pursue professional development. " Alumna Mariel Yebra '17 explores her early career and the impact of her UH education on her career as a designer.
UH Architecture Students Present with Ai Weiwei in Germany
Hines students take the world stage again with City of Refugees exhibition envisioning thriving, sustainable global communities now showing at Aedes Architecture Forum in Berlin, Germany.
Alumni Spotlight: Mike Grote '00
"To be a part of this team and turn this building, once a fortress of white supremacy, into an interpretive center for understanding and education is quite possibly the most meaningful real estate project I will ever develop."
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.
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 '93
"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.
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.