Grant Funded Workshop Goes “Beyond the Survey”
Deepa Ramaswamy, Assistant Professor of Architecture and Urbanism, received a grant from the Global Architectural History Teaching Collective and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation funding a workshop critically examining architectural history survey courses.
Alumni Spotlight: Shaya Attaei '15
"Learning to develop my visions and making them into a reality is something I am thankful to the College for teaching me," says Shaya Attaei. Read on to see why the CEO of ARIA Signs & Design + Architectural Products knows the definition of hard work after earning two degrees from the Hines College, and how the lessons he learned helped him build his business from the ground up.
Alumni Spotlight: Ledia Osmani Valdez '06
"My education taught me to look at a project holistically, from the very initial schematic stage and through construction, to make sure the end-product is successful for all parties involved." - Ledia Osmani Valdez '06 gives insight into her career, and how the Hines College made her the architect she is today.
Architecture Students Win AIA Fort Worth Merit Award for "Homecoming"
Recognized project highlights late congressman John Lewis and Civil Right Movement while fostering the notion of “grounding” and communal integration.
Alumni Spotlight: Sebastian Ramos '10
"I fell in love with the idea of shaping the lives of so many people positively through my creations." Currently working at the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) - Department of the Navy, Alumnus Sebastian Ramos '10 looks back on this time at the Hines College and how it has shaped his outlook and career.
Hines Professor Elected to the Class of 2022 NAI Senior Members
Associate Professor Jeff Feng’s success in the commercialization and production of impactful technologies recognized by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
Alumni Spotlight: Crystal Y. Granger '04
“We all have biases. However, those biases can render an injustice if not examined through an objective multi-perspective lens.” Alumna Crystal Granger shares how she expanded upon her experience to strengthen the integrity of design.
Kirksey and Gensler Executives Join College Leadership Council
Benito Guerrier, AIA ’91 and Dean Strombom, FAIA ’80 bring experience as alumni and industry leaders to advisory board
Alumna Appointed to the Houston National Organization of Minority Architects Advisory Board
The Houston National Organization of Minority Architects (HNOMA) recently appointed Hines College Alumna Maria Gonzalez ‘09 as Treasurer on the Advisory Board.
Professor M. Rodriguez Publishes New Book in Spain
Hines College Professor highlights the influence of Charlotte Perriand and Kazuyo Sejima on architecture and the transnational connections between Japan and France in the 1920s and 1980s.
Hines College and Valenti School of Communication Join to Develop Cutting-edge Technology
Collaboration brings about the new AutoBox Mobile Digital Display, a portable venue for the digital screening of students' work with the ability to be deployed both inside and outside.
Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Bernardo Pohl '97
"My proudest moments are watching my students become star teachers on their merit, and witnessing how they make a difference in their student’s life." Hines College alumnus Dr. Bernardo Pohl '97 shares how his undergraduate architecture experience prepared him for an impactful career in education.
AIRSCAPES #1 Reimagines Iconic Johnson and Burgee Architecture Building
Hines College debuts 380,000 cubic feet floating structure at 75th anniversary gala challenging values of the past by through the ecology of air.
Alumni Spotlight: Kristen Griffiths '08
"Perhaps the most valuable lesson I learned was to detach myself emotionally from my designs/ideas. The ability to listen to and accept criticism without taking it personally is a skill serving me well in many facets of life." Alumna Kristen Griffiths '08 shares her journey after graduation and starting her own company.
Hines College Project Selected for Green New Deal Superstudio
UH students highlighted in curated project showcase forming policy by translating the core goals of decarbonization, justice, and jobs into place-specific design and projects.
Habitat Project Receives Texas APA Resilience Award
Professor Bruce Race's habitat project demonstrates the power of design thinking through partnership with Houston Habitat for Humanity.
Hines College Celebrates Historic 75th Anniversary
Alumni, industry partners, and friends gathered on October 9th for an extraordinary gala event remembering the late Gerald D. Hines and honoring the Hines Family.
Industrial Design Professor Named 2021 IDSA Young Educator
Professor George Chow awarded for his impact on industrial design education
Jamie Newcomb ‘17
“Arm yourself with as much information as possible and then design.” Alumna Jamie Newcomb ’17 discusses how she grew as a designer at the Hines College and her work at Kirksey Architecture.
Architecture Students Honored with AIA Houston Conceptual Design Award
UH students awarded for their social justice-focused project re-envisioning The National Memorial Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Alabama.