Award of Merit - Green Building
The first LEED-Platinum higher-education building in Texas, the $28-million, 74,343-sq-ft Student Services Building was delivered by Hill & Wilkinson, Richardson, Texas, in August 2010.
Designed by Perkins+Will, Dallas, the building has achieved operating costs that are 50% below the average of all campus buildings. Energy-efficient components include sun-shading louvers; extensive daylighting; solar hot water heaters; xeriscaping and a graywater system; and bioswales for improved water quality, conservation and retention.
Owner: University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas
GC: Hill & Wilkinson, Richardson, Texas
CM: UT System-Office of Facilities Planning & Construction, Richardson, Texas
Lead Design: Perkins+Will, Dallas
Civil: URS, Dallas
Structural: Jaster Quintanilla, Dallas
MEP: Infrastructure Associates, Houston
Curtain Wall and Windows: Oak Cliff Mirror and Glass, Dallas
Submitted by: Perkins+Will