Tarrant County College

Tarrant County College

Innovative Urban Education Design 
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DETAILS

LocationFort Worth, Texas, USA
ClientBing Thom Architects
Size26 acres / 10.5 hectares

To meet the growing needs of the downtown and North Main communities in Fort Worth, Texas, SWA provided the master plan and landscape design for a new college campus to add to the Tarrant County College District. Designed to be constructed in a series of phases, the project aims to provide a stimulating and rewarding environment for students and the local community. The campus is bisected by the Trinity River and will feature a connection bridge, linking the current site with future planned development. Water features throughout the campus draw people through the central spine of the site, providing a connection to the river and additional future campus buildings. The central spine, including roof gardens, courtyards and unique streetscape elements encourages interaction between students, seamlessly integrating indoor and outdoor educational platforms, while pushing the boundaries of innovation in urban landscape design and planning.

Work attributed to SWA/Balsley principal John Wong and his team with SWA Group.

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