Hines College of Architecture
|The University of Houston
G.D Hines College of Architecture
|University of Houston|
|Dean||Patricia Belton Oliver,FAIA|
|Location||Houston, Texas (USA)|
|Website||College of Architecture|
In March 1997, Gerald D. Hines donated $7 million to the College of Architecture and the school responded by renaming the architecture school after him. The gift was the largest ever received by the architecture school and among the 10 largest gifts received by the University of Houston.
- Five year NAAB Accredited Professional Bachelor of Architecture (BArch)
- Three or two years Master of Architecture (MArch)
- Bachelor of science degree in Environmental Design
- Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Architecture
- Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Design
The Sasakawa International Center for Space Architecture (SICSA) was founded in 1987 with a permanent $3 million endowment gift provided by the Japan Shipbuilding Industry Foundation. In 2003, the Masters Program was founded. It is the world’s only Master of Science in Space Architecture program.
University of Houston Green Building Components
The mission of the Green Building Components program in the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture is to design, develop, and commercialize green building components and systems across the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) Industries, and to increase the presence of sustainable technology in the built environment.
Rankings and Awards
The Industrial Design Program was the winner of IDSA National Student Merit Award - Southern District Champion of 2010 and 2011. Chicago International Housewares Show - Student Design Competition - first place 2011, 2012 first place, and 2014 first place. The Industrial Design Program was ranked 14th among Universities in the United States and Europe in Red Dot Design Ranking 2014. 
- Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture
- University of Houston Buildings collection at the University of Houston Digital Library
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