William O’Connell, AIA, the first architect for the Texas Department of Health, starts his own architectural firm in Austin.
Graham General Hospital opens, the first freestanding hospital designed by the Firm. O’Connell Robertson also designed renovations to the hospital in 1990.
Lucy Read Elementary School in Austin ISD is the Firm’s first new school.
Dr. Michael DeBakey consults O’Connell to plan an operating room that would support his ground-breaking open heart surgeries.
Clear Lake Hospital, designed by the Firm, opened its doors.
Noel Robertson joins the Firm to add MEP engineering services, and later becomes the Firm’s second President.
The University of Texas at Austin’s Neuhaus-Royal Athletic Facility opens a state-of-the- art training football facility.
Austin ISD opens Galindo Elementary School.
The Firm is hired to conduct a masterplan for Metroplex Health System, beginning a relationship that continues today.
Smithville Regional Hospital, an acute care facility, opens the first hospital in Bastrop County.
O’Connell Robertson is hired to develop Shannon Health System masterplan, beginning a relationship that continues today.
O’Connell Robertson is selected for one of the first Design-Build projects for UT Austin – Jackson Geology Building.
The Firm opens an office in San Antonio.
After winning a state- wide competition, O’Connell Robertson’s design of the 9/11 Memorial is dedicated in the Texas State Cemetary.
Rick Burnight, AIA, ACHA, becomes the Firm’s third President.
Seton’s Brackenridge Hospital Emergency Department renovations assist the hospital in reaching Level 1 Trauma Center status.
Jarrell Elementary School, the District’s first new elementary school in 50 years, opens.
Texas Center for Infectious Disease Hospital in San Antonio, is the first new hospital for TB patients in the U.S. in 50 years.
Bobcat Stadium expansion at Texas State University transforms the Stadium Complex and supports their first NCAA Division FBS game.
The Firm works with Wimberley ISD to pass a successful bond election.
Austin Community College’s Elgin Campus is the first higher education campus in Bastrop County.
Round Rock ISD’s Success High School wins a CEFPI Southern Region Architecture Merit Award.
San Antonio College’s Eco Centro becomes Alamo Colleges’ first LEED certified building.
The Sally and Mack Brown Rise School of Austin earns a Citation of Excellence Award from Learning by Design.