UT Jackson Geological Sciences

Location:

Austin, TX

Services Provided:

Preconstruction, Construction Management

Architect:

McKinney / York Architects

Owner:

The University of Texas System

Total Square Feet:

21,000

Description:

  • This intricate construction project consists of complete demolition of existing office space including nine bays of existing limestone-clad CMU exterior walls to bring more light into the space.
  • Additions include a courtyard and landscaped plaza around large existing oak trees, as well as a stunning, artist-created floor design element inlaid into the terrazzo called the 'arroyo'.
  • The interior renovation includes spaces for advising offices, interview rooms, study areas, conference rooms as well as a coffee bar and a 6' interactive digital video globe.
  • The project earned LEED® Gold certification for commercial interiors, a first on the University of Texas at Austin campus.