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PVAMU Podcast: The Overview – School of Architecture

Prairie View Produces Productive People! This cannot be a more accurate statement when you take a look at the exceptional achievements of our alumni, faculty, staff, and students.  For more than 140 years Prairie View A&M University has grounded itself in tradition, igniting passion in Panthers worldwide. The Office for Marketing and Communications is launching [...]

PVAMU freshman wins Houston Poetry Slam

In this sound portrait, we meet Poet Ashlyn “Lyn” Stewart. She talks about her inspirations, writing poems at 3 a.m. and winning her first poetry slam. She reads her poem, “05092000.” Born and raised in Humble, Ashlyn “Lyn” Stewart is a freshman at Prairie View A&M University. A three-time member of Meta-Four Houston, she believes [...]

Fabrication Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Join President Ruth J. Simmons, Dean Ikhlas Sabouni, faculty and staff for the grand opening of the Prairie View A&M University School of Architecture Fabrication Center. The ribbon cutting ceremony will take place Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at 11:00 am.

International Guest Shares Current Preservation Efforts in Nepal, with PVAMU School of Architecture

Prairie View A&M University’s School of Architecture organized an international guest lecture on the Historical Architecture of Neo-Modern Nepal - A Snapshot of Stone and Style on the Sands of Time for students of History and Theory of Architecture. The visiting faculty for the lecture was Professor Yagya Raj Bhatt from Far-western University in Kanchanpur, Nepal, [...]

Digital Media Arts Team Wins in Game Jam Competition

Seven students from Prairie View A&M University’s digital media arts program won the popular vote in Chillennium 2018, the largest student-run game jam in the world. College students from more than a dozen universities across the nation traveled to Texas A&M University October 12-14 to participate in the competition, which involved creating a video game [...]

Pottorf Inspires Students to be World Changers, One Design at a Time!

When Assistant Professor of Architecture Shelly Pottorf left ‘Corporate America’ five years ago to begin her teaching career at Prairie View A&M University, she sought out to make a difference. “Before I came to PVAMU, I was an architect who was solely in professional practice for 15 years,” said Pottorf. “I was working in a [...]

PVAMU to Host International Tech Conference

Academic researchers, industry professionals, and scholars from more than 13 countries across the world are headed to Prairie View A&M University for the 29th Annual Conference of the International Information Management Association (IIMA) and the 5th Annual Conference of the International Conference on Information and Economic Development (ICITED) October 8-10, 2018. Attendees will be a [...]

School of Architecture Race to Zero Team Create Design with Acres Homes in Mind

Designing with the wide-open spaces of Acres Homes in mind, the Prairie View A&M University School of Architecture Race to Zero team (PVAMRtZ) entry tackled the challenge of revitalizing an existing community through an architectural design that promotes casual encounters with neighborhood residents.

PVAMU Race to Zero Design Team Win in City of Houston Competition

The Prairie View A&M University School of Architecture Race to Zero Design Team** won “Special Distinction for Building Community through Architecture” for their design of “The Fly Flat,” a pocket community featuring three living units, a community center, and communal green space.

School of Architecture Student Grand Winner at Race To Zero Competition