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St. Edwards University Residence Hall – Austin, Texas, U.S.

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Building: St. Edwards University Residence Hall
Location: Austin, TX
Architects: Alejandro Aravena and Ricardo Torrejon
Structural Engineers: Datum Engineers

AE interests: handmade bricks used in exterior facade to roughen texture and provide a monastic tone.  Some bricks were placed in smooth stretcher bond patterns along the facade.

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Written by Guy Bergel

January 26, 2012 at 5:43 pm

Posted in Built

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