ACC Rio Grande wins AIA 2023 Design Excellence Award!

ACC Rio Grande has touched many lives and memories of people who attended classes in this building. This newly restored LEED Platinum campus is now assured to be an icon of learning for the next century, preparing students with high-quality, affordable post-secondary learning opportunities.

We are proud of our work on this project and are honored to be recognized by the AIA Austin. We look forward to continuing to create inspiring spaces that benefit the Austin community.

Special thanks to the jurors:

  • Ahmed Elhusseiny, AIA – Founder & Principal | AE Superlab
  • Stephanie Kingsnorth, AIA – Principal | Pfeiffer – A Perkins Eastman Studio, Los Angles, CA
  • Urs Peter Flueckiger, Dean | Huckabee College of Architecture, Texas Tech University

Thank you to all team members involved! Project completed in collaboration with:

  • Overland Partners – Design Architect
  • Huston Gallagher & Architexas – Historic Architect
  • Shah Smith Associates – MEP
  • Leap! Structures – Structural
  • Garza EMC – Civil
  • Acton Partners – Building Envelope Design
  • Combs Consulting Group – AV/IT
  • BAi Associates – Acoustic
  • dwg. – Landscape Architect
  • Austin Permit Service – Permit Expeditor