Winner of the:

  • Best New Construction - Public (2003) Texas Downtown Association
  • Society of American Registered Architects (2003)
  • Texas Society of Architects Design Award (2003)
  • 2003 Design Merit Award -- Austin Chapter of the American Institute of Architects
  • CISCA Best of Competition Interiors Construction Award (2003)
  • Downtown Austin Alliance New Public Construction Project IMPACT Award (2002)
  • Associated Builders and Contractors Excellence in Construction Award (2002)
  • Location: Austin, Texas
  • Architect: Page Southerland Page

Approximately 500,000 square feet addition at a cost of $90 million. This expansion is heroic with 270 clear span steel trusses supporting the ballroom level floor. Atrium steel framing is an ordered web of steel struts and tension cables supporting the shingled glass. Richard Martin was Project Manager for the convention center expansion while at a previous engineering firm.



*Project from Prior Firm where Richard Martin, PE was the Engineer of Record or Project Manager as Associate Principal at Architectural Engineers Collaborative, PLLC

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