Rice University South College Expansion

South Colleges project for Rice University includes two new bed towers, one for Baker College and one for Will Rice College.  The two (2), four (4) story dormitory buildings will build concurrently and comprise approximately 40,000 square feet of gross building area each.  The structures are conventionally reinforced concrete flat slab supported by columns and laterally braced with shear walls.  United Forming is providing complete cast-in-place turnkey services to construct the two towers.  The buildings feature architectural exposed cast-in-place surfaces for the ceilings, walls, columns, slab edges and cantilevered stairs.

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Client: Tellepsen Builders, L.P.
Owner: Rice University
Architect: Hopkins Architects, Ltd
Location: Houston, TX
GBA: 80,000 sf
Market Sector: Government / Education