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The UT Dallas Visitor Center and University Bookstore was one of 10 projects recognized in the Metal Architecture Awards.

A new entrance to the University of Dallas campus, designed by Page Southerland Page, has received a 2012 Metal Architecture Design Award for “Interiors.” The Visitor Center and University Bookstore was one of 10 projects recognized in various award categories. The awards highlight creativity in the metal construction industry and the use of steel in innovative design. The 35-foot-tall, open-air glass and steel rotunda includes a giant fan to mitigate extremes in Texas weather. were published in the July issue of Metal Architecture magazine. Jurors who selected the 10 honorees were Mark Dewalt, of Chicago-based Valerio Dewalt Train Associates; Henry Tom, of Line and Space architecture firm in Tucson, Ariz.; and John Saldana, of ROJO Architecture in Tampa, Fla. For a full list of winners, visit

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Texas Architect Sept/Oct 2012: Design Awards