Spotlight Archives - School of Architecture

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 [...]


The six winning designs were announced at City Council on August 22, eliciting praise from Mayor Sylvester Turner and members of City Council. AIA Houston executive director Rusty Bievenue and board president Derek Webb, AIA, also attended the announcement, joined by several jury members. The competition jury was composed of four stakeholders from the Complete [...]

TXA Studio Awards 2018

The Texas Society of Architects Studio Awards recognize unbuilt projects demonstrating innovation and excellence in design. Real or theoretical projects that go beyond the boundaries of architecture to address current critical issues are encouraged. The PVAMU SoA is proud to announce that our 2018 Race to Zero Team’s project, The Fly Flat, was one of only [...]

School of Architecture Grand Winner at Race to Zero Student Design Competition

For the past four years the Prairie View A&M University School of Architecture has entered a team in the highly competitive Department of Energy Race to Zero Competition. We are honored to announce that PVAMU SOA has for the second time won both the Grand Award for the best project in the entire competition as [...]

PVAMU School of Architecture Produce Productive Professionals – Alum Vice President D. Alex John, Jr. to Lead HKS Hospitality Group in the Northeast

New York , N.Y. -- HKS Hospitality Group, the renowned hospitality architecture and interiors division of HKS Architects, today announces its U.S. expansion with the opening of a hospitality architecture design studio in New York City that also marks its first hospitality presence in the northeastern U.S. Read more:

AIA Gulf Coast Green Student Competition 2017-First Place and Runner-up

Design with the Sun Gulf Coast Green 2017 invites currently enrolled students of architecture and related fields to participate in a design and performance charrette. Architecture is understood as the convergence of art and engineering, and this year’s competition is striving to merge solar/daylight performance and innovative design.  Students will be expected to provide a [...]

Future Architect Design Competition: Sustainable Design Winners and Honorable Mention

            Architecture students from Prairie View A&M University won top prizes in statewide design competition for passenger stations of the future. Students presented their creative vision for Dallas, Houston, and Brazos Valley passenger stations. Concepts included state-of-the-art designs with sustainability components to accommodate passengers seamlessly connecting with modes of transportation. [...]

Texas Central Competition

 Prairie View A&M University, School of Architecture, third year undergraduate students of Studio V participated in an RFP from Texas Central to design a passenger station for the future Texas Bullet Train project. The high-speed rail will serve over 50,000 "super-commuters" who travel from Houston to Dallas more than once a week, cutting their travel [...]

Gulf Coast Green Student Design Competition

             1st Place, Gulf Coast Green Student Design Competition, American Institute of Architects, Houston, TX - Plastic Wall            Team Members: Ismael Kabre, Liborio Lozano and Renato Moita (ARCH 4433: Structural Systems II) PVAMU             Faculty Advisor: Arsenio Rodrigues             2st Place, [...]

15th International Architecture Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia, in the Collateral Event “Time Space Existence” Venice, Italy

PVAMU graduate students and faculty of the School of Architectures Graduate Program are exhibiting, "Chira Island, Costa Rica" as part of the 15th International Architecture Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia, in the Collateral Event "Time Space Existence" at the prestigious Palazzo Mora in Venice, Italy. The exhibit, "documents current developments and thoughts in architecture, [...]