Texas Architect May/June 2012: Urban Design
This “Urban Design” edition’s four features do not deal with urban design as typified by comprehensive plans for large swaths of urban environment. Rather, they represent four works of architecture that, by virtue of where they are, play important roles in a broader urban context.
Live Large, Think Big by Michael Friebele, Assoc. AIA Project Omni Dallas Convention Center Hotel, Dallas Client City of Dallas Architect of record BOKA Powell Design architect 5G Studio Collaborative Design team Donald Powell, AIA; Chris Barnes, AIA; Joseph Hilliard, AIA; Dennis Gulseth, AIA; Hoang Dang, AIA; Scott Lowe; Yen Ong, AIA; Hidajat Tjahjono, AIA Contractor Balfour Beatty Consultants Waldrop+Nichols (interiors); Brockette Davie Drake (structural); Blum Consulting Engineers (mep); URS Corporation (civil); TBG Partners (landscape); Omni Hotel (management); Worrell Design Group (kitchen/laundry); Persohn/Hahn Associates (elevator); Master Code (energy); SM&W (acoustical); BVM Engineering (sustainability/LEED); AppliedTech Group, Wai-Wize I (AV); Lang Lighting Design (lighting); CDC (waterproofing/roofing); AON Fire Protection Engineering Corp. (fire/life); Associated Time & Parking Controls (parking controls); Bray Whaler International (FF/E/OS/E) Photographers Charles Davis Smith, AIA; Jacob Tindall 54 Texas Architect 5/6 2012