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EXECUTIVE FLOOR, 41ST FLOOR 1 RECEPTION 2 BREAK ROOM 3 CONFERENCE ROOMS 4 KITCHEN 5 BOARDROOM 6 AV ROOM 7 STORAGE

T E X A S

A R C H I T E C T

p r o j e c t  Energy

the same high-rise building in downtown Dallas, Energy

c l i e n t  Energy

Future Holdings hired lauckgroup to fulfill the vision of

a r c h i t e c t  lauckgroup

the utility company’s new leadership. The renovation

d e s i g n t e a m  Cribb Altman, AIA; Brigitte Preston; Steve Breuer, AIA;

project involved reshuffling operations on the seven

April Warner; Kate Crumrine; Caro Novick

floors of the existing 143,000-sf office space. The client

c o n t r a c t o r  Scott

requested an energy-efficient space that also reflected

c o n s u l t a n t s  JJA (MEP); LuM Lighting Design Consulting (lighting);

a “casual elegance.” In addition, the architects were

PMK Consultants (AV/acoustics)

asked to create an open, egalitarian, and collaborative

p h o t o g r a p h y  Brian

Future Holdings Corporate Headquarters, Dallas

Future Holdings

+ Reid General Contractors

Harness

environment where each floor had a consistent aes7

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Wanting to update the look of its offices but remain in

thetic quality. Recycled materials were used extensively

r e s o u r c e s   w o o d treatments :

throughout: wood floors were salvaged from neighbor-

solid surfacing :

hood buildings; existing furniture systems were reused

ing :

and reconfigured; and elements were reclaimed from

CertainTeed;

the company’s old offices, including countertops, floor

Woodwright Hardwood Floor Co.; acoustical wall treatments: Designtex;

tile, ceiling tile, hardware, and doors (repurposed for

carpet :

InterfaceFLOR;

walls and frames for marker boards). In all, 640 tons

Dorma;

foodservice equipment :

(75 percent) of construction waste was diverted from

(Extravagant Design); drapery: Silent Gliss; plumbing fixtures : Kohler,

the landfill. The project, which has received LEED Gold

Just, American Standard

Bacon Veneer; laminates : Wilsonart;

Klip Bio Technologies; metal doors : RACO; tile floor-

DalTile; tile flooring : Eco-Friendly Flooring; acoustical ceilings : special ceiling surfaces :

wall base :

AEC Corp.;

Johnsonite;

wood flooring :

operable partitions :

GE, Hoshizaki, Asko;

shades :

Lutron

certification, was completed in June 2009. N O E L L E

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Texas Architect May/June 2011: Context