Texas Architect Jan/Feb 2010: Design for Education
This edition highlights architecture deigned for education throughout Texas. Texas Architect, the official publication of the Texas Society of Architects|AIA, publishes the best projects by Texas architects and thoughtful articles on design and the architecture industry, and maintains an award-winning standard of quality.
1 First Floor Plan 1 Welcome Center 2 Offices 3 Lounge 4 Retail 5 Food Retail 2 4 3 5 2 5 4 5 3 1 4 4 Site Plan 1 New Addition 2 Landscaped Plaza 3 New Garage 4 Existing Building Section Facing North Through Atrium r e s o u r c e s unit pavers : LMS; construction site work : Drewery Construction; masonry units : Brazos Masonry; metal materials : Henderson Fabrication; architectural woodwork : The Cabinet Shop; specialty doors : Overhead Door Company of Lufkin; glass and glazing : Eastex Glass & Mirror; carpet and vinyl flooring : East Texas Carpets; signage : Stanley Signature Products; stage equipment : Texas Scenic Company; metal shelving : Intermetro Industries; elevators : ThyssenKrupp; software : Autodesk (preceding spread) A landscaped plaza and loggia help stitch together the eastern facades of the older structure, shown at left, and the new addition to SFA’s Baker Patillo Student Center. (opposite page, top and bottom) A pedestrian ‘street’ organizes the three-story commons within the addition. The architects met with stakeholders, including students and members of the surrounding community, to determine the program for amenities and services, including a food court on the ground floor. (this page) Another component of the project, a five-story parking garage, stands immediately to the south of the student center. 1 / 2 2 0 1 0 t e x a s a r c h i t e c t 61