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T h e U n i v e r s i t y o f T e x a s at Au s t i n M a s t e r P l a n
Even as structures on the campus grow in size, they should maintain
scale. Both in massing and in faรงade treatment, buildings should be articulated into constituent parts so as to mediate
between the pedestrian scale
and the scale of the whole building.
Taller buildings should
step down their massing to no more than five stories where they are adjacent to public spaces, and large expanses of very uniform faรงade treatment (especially top to bottom) should be avoided in favor of more responsiveness and particularity. Buildings with horizontal dimensions greater than 200 feet should incorporate changes
massing and/or faรงade treatment to prevent the building from overwhelming its surroundings.
examples Student Activity Center Main Building Hackerman Building Robert Lee Moore Hall Ernest Cockrell Hall
University of Texas at Austin Campus Master Plan, Fall 2012