Hines College of Architecture
|University of Houston|
|Dean||Patricia Belton Oliver|
|Location||Houston, Texas, United States
The Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture was founded in 1956 and is one of twelve academic colleges of the University of Houston. It offers both undergraduate and graduate level degree programs. 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.
Although not part of the department, The Sasakawa International Center for Space Architecture (SICSA) is housed within the Hines College of Architecture building.
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.
- "UHGBC.org". UHGBC. Retrieved 2012-07-24.
- Official website
- Hines College of Architecture Posters Special Collections, University of Houston Digital Library.
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