The University of Texas at Dallas needed space to accommodate 50 to 75 percent increases in enrollment for the Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science. The complex includes high-technology classrooms, faculty and staff offices, and computer laboratories for undergraduate and graduate students. The building’s design focuses on matching the existing building CAPACITY2,023COST PER SQ FT$151.73FEATURED IN2003 Architectural PortfolioSUB CATEGORYSpecialized campus style to create an engineering complex.
The Engineering & Computer Science Complex contains the following key elements:
-Ten classrooms with high-tech audiovisual systems and wireless technology seating more than 1,000 students combined.
-Centralized audiovisual control providing remote access and programming.
-A centralized data/telecommu-nications room for the entire building that provides high-speed Internet fiber-optic cabling.
-Satellite downlink system.
-Computer research facilities.
-General and specialized computer labs and special research facilities.
-A strong image compatible with the campus master plan and existing architecture.