Category Archives: SPRING 2013

..here and there..Two parallel design studios in Texas and Barcelona

Reviewers for Monday 3/5

This past semester SPRING13 two parallel design studios where developing the same project area on the Texas A&M campus.

First one in Texas A&M University, Texas, USA led by MIGUEL ROLDAN, MARCEL ERMINY, J. CRAIG BABE and MICHAEL O’BRIEN and the other at the ETSAB Barcelona, Spain led by JAIME COLL, ANTONIO SANMARTIN and ELENA ROJAS.

TEXAS A&M Master of Architecture ARCH 606 was developing the research and architectural interventions on the PHYSICAL CONTEXT designing high-density buildings to accommodate Texas A&M’s expected growth through a process of concentration instead of a process of dispersion and Barcelona’s PROJECTOS IX-X projects were the results of the following the investigation lines of the research centers and working on ONTOLOGICAL CONTEXT of Texas A&M campus.

Soon, we’ll share with you project’s publication and video from the presentations, but till then check out some pictures from the both design studio final presentations.

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Texas A&M and BAC Japan 22@ Walking Tour

Texas A&M Students from Suzanne Strum´s Design Philosophy course were joined by BAC Japan students to take a walking tour through the 22@ district of Barcelona on Tuesday, March 19th. Formerly the industrial area of Poblenou, 22@ features many new and exciting works that have been completed since the approval of the districts planning phases in 2000. 22@ is also known as the innovation district, as it is quickly becoming the center for technology and business in Barcelona. Since 2002, the area has shown an increase of 42% in the number of businesses located in this district.


Photos by Eric Henderson

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Design Studio Midterm reviews models_February 18th 2013.

While our Clemson University and Texas A&M University are enjoying their trip in Netherlands, here are some photos of their first project ideas models presented during the Design Studio Midterm reviews past February 18th.

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Texas A&M Design Philosophy GATPAC’s Casa Bloc Visit

Photos by Eric Henderson

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February 27, 2013 · 12:48 am

Texas A&M Ricardo Bofill’s Walden 7 visit

As the part of Design Philosophy field visit with Prof. Suzanne Strum, Texas A&M students have visited Ricardo Bofill’s Walden 7 and on their way ESTAB University building addition by the architect Coderch and the library

Photos by Eric Henderson

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Texas A&M students visit to Berlin

Our Texas A&M students shared with us some pictures from their group pretty “coldish” visit to Berlin past February 8th..

Thanks for sharing!

Photos by Eric Henderson & Mary Becker

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Texas A&M Design Communication Site Visit at l’Hospitalet de Llobregat

Wednesday February 20th, Professor Anna Ramos and her Design Communication students from Texas A&M made a site visit to a project by Ros-Sutrias architects–what will soon be the Residència Asistida i Centre de Dia a l’Hospitalet de Llobregat, an elderly care facility with a large commercial space on the ground floor.

Photos by Eric Henderson

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