Two Beck Projects Earn AGC-Texas Building Branch Awards
- Oct 1, 2022
The Outstanding Construction awards went to The Campanile at Old Parkland and Dell Children’s Specialty Pavilion and Parking Garage
The Associated General Contractors Texas Building Branch presented two awards to the architecture and construction firm, The Beck Group.
The winning projects include The Campanile at Old Parkland and the Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas Specialty Pavilion and Parking Garage.
The Campanile: Old Parkland’s Newest Landmark
The 220-foot Campanile is the tallest privately built bell tower in the U.S. It is a landmark destination at the storied Old Parkland campus. Beck’s sixth project at Old Parkland, the firm previously designed and built the school’s North Campus and four West Campus buildings.
Built-in the Jeffersonian style of architecture, the bell tower maintains the aesthetic seen throughout the campus. The building features a natural stone and brick façade. It also boasts large-scale sculptures by renowned sculptor Alexander Stoddart and a decorative clock on all four sides.
The tower also features a custom 13.5-ton, nine-foot single bell and a copper dome with a gilded bronze spire that crowns its top.
Beck Constructs World-Class Outpatient Facility in Austin
Beck also earned an Outstanding Construction award for its preconstruction and construction work on the Dell Children’s Specialty Pavilion and Parking Garage.
The four-story pavilion is on the medical center’s south side. It houses world-class cardiovascular, neurosciences and cancer programs for Central Texas children and their families. The facility connects to the medical center and features 161,000 SF of complex care services. There are also treatment rooms and conference rooms on each floor.
Despite the project’s pandemic-related disruptions and other challenges, Beck completed it on schedule in April 2021. The pavilion’s design creates a lasting connection with the community, reinforced by integrating the building while promoting health and wellness goals.