UT Jester West Residence Hall

Location:

Austin, TX

Services Provided:

Preconstruction, Construction Management

Architect:

Pfluger Associates Architects

Owner:

The University of Texas at Austin

Total Square Feet:

280,000

Description:

  • Built in 1969 to house 3,000 students, the building occupies a city block and once had its own zip code as the largest dorm in North America.
  • The focus of this complex project is the maintenance and renovation of all 14 floors.
  • Renovations to the building includes removal of built-in furniture, adding closet partitions and new finishes
  • Additional work includes upgraded HVAC, new electrical panels, replacement of water pipes, plumbing fixtures and fire sprinkler heads throughout all floors.