SCUP Excellence in Planning for an Existing Campus
University of Texas at Austin
Rendering by Sasaki Associates, Inc.
Sasaki Associates, Inc.; PageSoutherlandPage; Architexas; Fehr & Peers; Alliance-Texas Engineering Company; Ecosystem Design Group Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center; Energy Strategies, LLC; Corneil Collaborative
“ . . . ‘outdoor comfort zones’ a really interesting concept . . . making natural amenities their trademark . . . well-illustrated plan helps communicate the vision to others further along in the process . . . showed that planning is vertical and not just horizontal . . . ”
The master plan was initiated to identify how to invest in the campus intelligently and with consistency, and to identify opportunities to further academic and research excellence in support of the University’s mission. To become the preeminent public research university in the nation, the master plan emphasizes the importance of reaching beyond the campus core to its adjacent neighborhoods, the Texas Capitol District, and an emerging medical and innovation district along the Waller Creek corridor that traverses the campus and connects to the downtown.