Tarleton State University, Engineering Building

Stephensville, Texas




Texas A&M University


103,000 sq.ft.

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Completion Date


The Engineering Building at Tarleton State University is a new, three-story facility designed to support the engineering, engineering technology, and computer science programs and connect them to the broader community. The goal was to bring the campus inside the building and infuse users and visitors with the engineering flavor that extends beyond its walls.

Situated prominently at the campus edge, the gateway building is the primary entry to the campus and an iconic statement that emphasizes and reflects the unique and innovative qualities of the programs it supports. The centerpiece is the outdoor engineering quad: it connects to the existing pathways on campus and transforms the facility from vehicular destination to pedestrian mall.

A learning commons encircles the quad and provides a variety of teaming, collaboration, and individual study space alongside and adjacent to a full-height glass wall overlooking the outdoor activity space. Featured lab spaces on the first level have transparent fronts to put lab activity on display and provide a seamless connection between the quad, learning commons, and the labs themselves.

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Ceramic Tile by American Olean
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Door Hardware by McKinney
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Door Hardware by Rockwood
Door Hardware by Pemko
Door Hardware by LCN Closers
Door Hardware by Adams Rite
Door Hardware by Securitron
Doors by Piper Weatherford
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Elevators by ThyssenKrupp Access
Doors by Nystrom
Insulation by Owens Corning
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Windows by Saint-Gobain
Windows by PPG Industries
Lighting & Accessories by Eaton
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Fire/Life-Safety Systems by Johnson Controls
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Fire/Life-Safety Systems by Potter Roemer
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Security Systems by CBORD
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