University of Houston students are competing to design the next generation of luxury electric vehicles as part of their coursework at the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design.

Mark Kimbrough and Jeff Feng, co-directors of the industrial design program, offered students enrolled in junior- and senior-level classes the opportunity to participate in the design competition while still gaining class credit. Seniors, who designed the vehicle exteriors, paired up with juniors, who created the interiors, to form eight teams. Read more