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.
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.