TAMU-CT Campus Update

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Presentation of the design plans for Phase 1 of the Texas A&M University - Central Texas.

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TAMU-CT Campus Update

  1. 1. Texas A&M University Central Texas
  2. 2. The Team Texas A&M University Central Texas
  3. 3. Site Analysis The Regional Context Texas A&M University Central Texas
  4. 4. Site Analysis Campus Location Texas A&M University Central Texas
  5. 5. Site Analysis Access Texas A&M University Central Texas
  6. 6. Site Analysis Habitat Texas A&M University Central Texas
  7. 7. Site Analysis Drainage Areas and Flood Plain Texas A&M University Central Texas
  8. 8. Site Analysis Vegetation Texas A&M University Central Texas
  9. 9. Site Analysis Slope Conditions Texas A&M University Central Texas
  10. 10. Site Analysis Visual Characteristics Texas A&M University Central Texas
  11. 11. Site Analysis Noise Gradient Texas A&M University Central Texas
  12. 12. Campus Vision Preserve Site Character and Environmental Quality • Quintessential Central Texas landscape • Appreciation for the rugged beauty of the site • Sensitivity to riparian corridors, vegetation and endangered species Texas A&M University Central Texas
  13. 13. Campus Vision Central Texas Architectural Heritage • Impact of hot, dry climate and bright sun • Elemental structures with simple forms and charming appeal • Native stone walls with small openings • Sheltering pitched metal roofs and porches Texas A&M University Central Texas
  14. 14. Campus Vision Expression of Technology • Campus as incubator for dynamic emerging technologies • Duality of expression - infuse heritage with technology • Produces “green” and environmentally sustainable structures Texas A&M University Central Texas
  15. 15. Campus Opportunities • Develop sustainable site systems that provide for rainwater harvesting/water recycling • Use native plant materials and drip irrigation to reduce water usage • Use permeable pavements and recycled materials in construction Texas A&M University Central Texas
  16. 16. Campus Opportunities • Develop campus image with regional vernacular materials and design aesthetic • Design shaded walkways, courtyards, student gathering areas/comfort zones Texas A&M University Central Texas
  17. 17. Overall Campus Development Program for 15,000 Student Enrollment 19 Academic Buildings 1,600,000 SF 4 General Use Buildings 325,000 SF Student Union Recreation/Wellness Center Conference Center Dining Hall 1,800 Beds of Student Housing in 5 Phases Athletic and Recreation Facilities Football Stadium for 30,000 Baseball Field for 10,000 Indoor Arena for 8,000 22 Acres of Outdoor Recreation (soccer, track, tennis, softball, etc) Parking for 6,000 cars Texas A&M University Central Texas
  18. 18. Overall Campus Development Land Capacity Study Land Area Footprint Use Required Functional Use Area Efficiency in Acres Teaching/Research/Office/Library Space 417,559 22% 43.0 Support Facilities 87,537 30% 6.7 General Use Facilities 151,500 30% 11.6 Housing 1,800 beds total 120 beds/acre 15.0 Recreation and Athletics 42.5 Parking (assuming use of 3 parking structures) 36.0 Sub-Total 154.8 Habitat, Flood Plain and Steep Slope Areas 247.7 TOTAL, LAND AREA REQUIRED 402.5 CAMPUS LAND AREA AVAILABLE 663.0 Texas A&M University Central Texas
  19. 19. Guiding Principles Development should respect topography, and preserve existing vegetation and ground cover to the greatest extent possible Informal relationships among buildings are desireable, rather than formal quadrangles Buildings accessed along curving “ranch” roads, with common pedestrian spine Texas A&M University Central Texas
  20. 20. Overall Development Plan Development Plan Texas A&M University Central Texas
  21. 21. Overall Development Plan Open Space Framework Texas A&M University Central Texas
  22. 22. Overall Development Plan Vehicular Circulation & Parking Texas A&M University Central Texas
  23. 23. Overall Development Plan Urban Design Principles Texas A&M University Central Texas
  24. 24. Overall Development Plan Development Plan Concept – Phase 1 Texas A&M University Central Texas
  25. 25. Campus Vision First Buildings Old Main – St. Edwards University Lovett Hall – Rice University Dallas Hall - SMU • A high standard for all future buildings • Physical and emotional heart of the campus • Sense of place • State of balance and dignity • Inspired academic setting Texas A&M University Central Texas
  26. 26. Project Cost Parameters ● Total Project Cost: $25 million ● Total Construction Cost: $18.7 million Site Construction: $3.2 million Building Construction: $15.5 million Texas A&M University Central Texas
  27. 27. Building Program Summary ● Instructional Space 100 Seat Lecture Theater, Classrooms, Teaching Labs, Distance Learning Facilities ● University Administration President, Provost, Vice Presidents for Finance & Student Affairs ● Academic Offices Division of Business Administration ● Student Support Enrollment Services, Office of Student Affairs, Human Resources ● Building Amenities Student Commons, Bookstore, Cafe Texas A&M University Central Texas
  28. 28. Architectural Themes Texas A&M University Central Texas
  29. 29. Overall Development Plan Land Use Plan Texas A&M University Central Texas
  30. 30. Overall Development Plan Development Plan 260 Spaces Concept – Phase 1 280 Spaces Phase 1 = 11.56 acres Entry Drive = 1,119 feet Parking Provided = 540 Spaces+/- Texas A&M University Central Texas
  31. 31. Overall Development Plan Development Plan Concept – Phase 2 Phase 2 = 26.94 acres Parking Provided = 795 Spaces+/- Texas A&M University Central Texas
  32. 32. Project Schedule 2009 2010 2011 2012 Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Campus Master Plan Program of Requirements Schematic Design Design Development Construction Documents Texas A&M University System v July 22, 2010 Board of Regents Approval Start Construction (Sitework) v September 1, 2010 Start Construction (Building) v October 15, 2010 Construction Substantial Completion November 1, 2011 v Owner Occupancy January 5, 2012 v Texas A&M University Central Texas
  33. 33. Texas A&M University Central Texas

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