The Beck Group Earns AGC Austin Outstanding Construction Award
PR Log - Jan 29, 2013 - AUSTIN, Texas -- The Beck Group, a worldwide, integrated architecture, construction, technology and professional services firm, today announced it has won the 2012 Outstanding Construction Award in the Interior Finish-Out 3 category. The firm was recognized by AGC Austin for its work on the Imaging Research Center located within in the Norman Hackerman Building at the University of Texas-Austin.
The finish out provides 6,000 SF of additional laboratory research space primarily for imaging of both animals and humans. The new laboratory spaces include two state-of-the-art MRI magnets (3.0 Tesla and 7.0 Tesla) from England, as well as a CT PET scanner and optical imaging equipment.
The project was an extension to the Beck-built Norman Hackerman Building at the University of Texas-Austin for the College of Natural Sciences, finishing out the remaining shell space in the basement of the building.
Founded in 1912, The Beck Group offers a full spectrum of commercial professional services including development, planning, architecture, interior design, construction and sustainability consulting. The company is headquartered in Dallas and maintains a national team of over 500 employees, 40 percent of whom are LEED®APs and who work among a network of offices in Atlanta, Austin, Denver, Fort Worth, Mexico City, San Antonio and Tampa. The firm’s notable higher education projects in recent years have included The University of Texas Norman Hackerman Building in Austin, Texas; Texas Christian University Erma Lowe Hall Renovation in Fort Worth, Texas; Michael W. Krzyzewski Center for Athletic Excellence in Durham, North Carolina; Georgia Tech Hinman Research Building Renovation in Atlanta, Georgia; and the USF Health Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS) in Tampa, Florida. For more information, visit www.beckgroup.com.