The University of Texas at Austin - Gregory Gymnasium Aquatic Complex

Austin, TX

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Architecture Overview:

This design developed to offer socializing, recreation, and instruction to the 60,000+ students, faculty, and staff at The University of Texas at Austin. The many and varied water features accommodate water aerobics classes, water polo, water basketball, learn-to-swim programs, water volleyball, water-based instructional programs, and dive-in movies and poolside concerts. The shallow water levels, outdoor spa, wet lounging platforms, and large outdoor deck space ensure that everyone can enjoy the space and its many amenities. Beautiful landscaping and a visual connection to the adjacent Waller Creek enhance the appeal of this wonderful courtyard environment.

Lighting Design Overview:

  • CLIENT: The University of Texas System
  • COMPLETE: September 2005
  • SIZE:
    14,000 Sq. Ft. of New Construction
    12,500 Sq. Ft. Renovation
    • Texas Masonry Council - Golden Trowel Award - 2008
    • Recreation Management Magazine - "Innovative Architecture & Design Award," - 2007
    • National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) - Outstanding Sports Facility Award - 2007
    • Associated General Contractors Austin Chapter - Outstanding Construction Award - 2005
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I've been on many, many college campuses - public institutions, private institutions - and I have not seen a facility of this size, magnitude, and quality anywhere in my travels.

- Eric Stoutner, Assoc. Director, U.T. Division of RecSports