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Transforming SAISD’s Washington Irving Dual Language Academy

About SAISD’s Dual Language Academy The transformation of a 50-year old, traditional 6th-8th grade campus into a dynamic Dual Language Academy for students in PreK-8th grade was a mission embraced by O’Connell Robertson. Creative design solutions were developed by architects, engineers, and designers for the renovation of the existing 143,000 sf Irving Middle School campus…

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Design Tips for Setting up School in a Home Environment

Back to school looks a little different this year, but O’Connell Robertson wants to continue our annual tradition of bringing you design strategies for enhancing learning and engagement during this transition. As virtual learning becomes the norm for many districts, there is much information available to help you set a schedule, encourage a routine, and…

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Keeping the Lights on Through the Storm

With a focus on our mission to bring value to our clients through creative problem solving and design that positively impacts our communities, O’Connell Robertson works with hospitals to design generators that provide essential power for critical patient care requirements. An important step in the design process is ensuring the generators are appropriately sized to…

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Texas Higher Ed Steps Up to Fight COVID-19

We always knew our Texas colleges and universities were smart, but in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis we are learning about their compassion and commitment to their students, faculty, and communities. In just a few short weeks, these institutions and their staff have reinvented their curriculums, moved classes online, helped students find temporary housing,…

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