University of Texas Health Science Center, Student Housing

Collegiate & Higher Education, Parking Garages, Student Housing

Location

Houston, Texas

Size

250,000 sf

Project Features
  • 6-acre site
  • Sustainable residential community
  • 320 one- and two-bedroom apartments
Kirksey, in association with Lake | Flato Architects, Inc., was selected to design a new student housing complex for The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Located on a 6-acre site in the Texas Medical Center, this sustainable residential community is a 250,000-sf development that consists of ten 4-story buildings surrounding a 400-car parking garage. The 316 one- and two-bedroom units are organized around well-defined exterior spaces used for recreation and reflection.
 
Steve Durham, AIA, LEED AP 713 426 7521
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Spearheading collegiate projects, Steve’s experience spans everything from dining halls and academic buildings to athletic facilities and religious institutions. Early in his 17-year career at Kirksey, Steve initiated the Outreach Committee which offers opportunities for staff members to volunteer their time for various local communities and non-profit organizations. He also leads the firm’s membership in The 1%, a program connecting non-profits to architecture firms willing to provide pro bono services.