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ACC Highland Campus Master Plan Earns Award of Excellence in National Design Publication

The master plan for the new Austin Community College Highland Campus was one of only four projects recognized with an “Award of Excellence” in the Spring 2015 issue of Learning By Design. Twice each year, the publication showcases the nation’s best education design and construction projects. A panel of architects reviews all submissions and selects the outstanding projects…

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O’Connell Robertson Welcomes Students for Healthcare Planning & Design Challenge

San Antonio, Texas — O’Connell Robertson is serving as the local host firm for teams participating in the Planning + Design Challenge 2015, a student exercise held in conjunction with the PDC Summit, a conference focused on healthcare planning, design and construction that will be held in San Antonio, March 15-18. Four teams of architecture, engineering and…

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Rise School Earns Austin Energy Green Building 4 Star Rating

Austin, Texas — The new Rise School of Austin has achieved an Austin Energy Green Building (AEGB) 4 Star Rating for exceptional accomplishments in designing and building a sustainable building. Projects are rated on a 1 to 5 star scale, with 5 stars being the highest rating. O’Connell Robertson provided architecture, MEP engineering, and interior design services for the high-performance…

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New TACC Building Breaks Ground on UT Pickle Campus

Austin, Texas — More than 100 staff and supporters attended a groundbreaking celebration yesterday (Feb. 18) for the new Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) office building on The University of Texas J.J. Pickle Research Campus. The new facility, which will support research and activities promoting the field of advanced computing and computational science, is a design/build project being completed…

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EcoCentro Earns LEED Certification

The William R. Sinkin Eco Centro at San Antonio College is now Alamo Colleges‘ first LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified building. The certification was awarded this week by the U.S. Green Building Council. O’Connell Robertson provided comprehensive architecture, engineering, interior design and construction administration services for the facility. Eco Centro is a community outreach center,…

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