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TASA/TASB Award Stars of Distinction to School Architecture Projects

EoSA logo 09.12.2019 – Thirty-four projects in 27 school districts and three college districts received one or more Stars of Distinction in the 2019-20 Exhibit of School Architecture competition, which showcases new and renovated Texas schools and celebrates excellence in planning and design of the learning environment.

 

The projects will be on display in the Exhibit of School Architecture at the TASA|TASB Convention, to be held at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas September 20-22.

 

The projects that received 2019-20 Stars of Distinction for excellence in one or more areas of distinction (community, planning, school transformation, design, value and sustainability) include:

 

District

Project

Superintendent

Architecture Firm

Stars of Distinction

Alamo Colleges District

E.L. Turbon Student Center

Mike Flores

Pfluger Architects

Value

Alief ISD

Alief Center for Advanced Careers

HD Chambers

PBK

Design, Community, Planning, School Transformation

Allen ISD

Becky Lowery Freshman Center

Scott Niven

Corgan

Design

Athens ISD

Athens High School

Blake Stiles

Claycomb Associates, Architects

Community

Austin Community College

San Gabriel Campus

Richard Rhodes

Pfluger Architects

Design, Sustainability, Planning

Brock ISD

Brock Elementary School

Cade Smith

WRA Architects

Design

Comal ISD

Pieper Ranch Middle School

Andrew Kim

Pfluger Architects

Design, Sustainability, Planning, School Transformation

Conroe ISD

Grand Oaks High School

Curtis Null

PBK

Value

Coppell ISD

Coppell Middle School West

Brad Hunt

Corgan

Sustainability

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD

Matzke Elementary School

Mark Henry

PBK

Community

Dallas ISD

Solar Preparatory School for Girls at James B. Bonham

Michael Hinojosa

BWA Architects

Design, Value, Sustainability, Community, Planning, School Transformation

DeSoto ISD

Katherine Johnson Technology Magnet Academy

D'Andre Weaver

Perkins+Will

Sustainability, Planning, School Transformation

Dickinson ISD

Kranz Junior High School

Carla Voelkel

PBK

Design, Community

Dimmitt ISD

Richardson Elementary School

Bryan Davis

Parkhill, Smith & Cooper, Inc.

Community

Fort Worth ISD

I.M. Terrell Academy for STEM and VPA

Kent Paredes Scribner

Corgan

School Transformation

Garland ISD

Gilbreath-Reed Career and Technical Center

Ricardo López

Corgan

Community, Planning, School Transformation

Georgetown ISD

The Hammerlun Center for Leadership and Learning

Fred Brent

Huckabee

Design, Value, Community, Planning, School Transformation

Godley ISD

Godley High School

Rich Dear

Huckabee

Community

Highland Park ISD

University Park Elementary School

Tom Trigg

Stantec

Community

Houston ISD

High School for Law & Justice

Grenita Lathan

Page

School Transformation

Houston ISD

Energy Institute High School

Grenita Lathan

VLK Architects

Design, Value, School Transformation

Judson ISD

Escondido North Elementary School

Jeanette Ball

Stantec

Design

Klein ISD

Lemm Elementary School

Jenny McGown

PBK

Value

Lone Star College

Westway Park Technology Center

Stephen C. Head

Brown Reynolds Watford Architects

Design

Manor ISD

Manor Senior High School

Royce Avery

Perkins+Will

Planning, School Transformation

Manor ISD

Lagos Elementary School

Royce Avery

Stantec

Design, Value, Sustainability

Mansfield ISD

Dr. Sarah K. Jandrucko Academy for Early Learners

Jim Vaszauskas

Huckabee

Design, Community, Planning, School Transformation

Mesquite ISD

Mesquite High School Addition/Renovation

David Vroonland

WRA Architects

School Transformation

Montessori for All

Magnolia Montessori for All

Sara Cotner

Page

Design

Pasadena ISD

Pomeroy Elementary School

DeeAnn Powell

cre8 Architects

Design

Rockwall ISD

Dr. Gene Burton College & Career Academy

John Villarreal

Huckabee

School Transformation

Round Rock ISD

Nature to Neighborhood Studio

Steve Flores

Pfluger Architects

Value, Sustainability, Community, School Transformation

Round Rock ISD

Cedar Ridge High School Auditorium

Steve Flores

Stantec

Design, Value

Ysleta ISD

Thomas Manor Elementary School

Xavier De La Torre

GA Architecture

Design

 

The Exhibit of School Architecture awards are given at the discretion of a 12-member jury, which includes: four school board members, four administrators, two representatives from the Texas Society of Architects and two representatives from the Association for Learning Environments (A4LE). To be eligible for consideration for the 2019-20 Exhibit of School Architecture, projects had to be newly constructed or renovated public education facilities completed in the past five years.