Energy Square Redevelopment
Energy Square is a 3.9-acre, Class A office campus in Dallas, Texas with five buildings totaling 1.1 million SF. This project renovated each office building, the combined plaza area and historic Meadows Building. Campus-wide amenities include a large conference center, 10,000 SF fitness center, rooftop patios, an outdoor plaza and an expanded parking garage to accommodate future tenants. The renovations of the office buildings included:
- Upgraded lobbies and interiors
- Coworking and flexible office spaces
- Meeting rooms
- Tenant lounges
- Underground parking garage
USAA Real Estate,
and Patrinely Group
miles of cast-in-place architectural planter wall
The project also restored the historic Meadows Building by removing and reinstalling the Georgia pink marble façade. Damaged stone was replaced with materials sourced from the same quarries as the original stone in 1954. Additional preservation work included reconstructing the second-floor balcony and the original decorative roof design on the Annex building. Doors, hardware, and other specialty pieces were replaced with custom fabrications to match the original building. The Meadows Building received the 2021 Preservation Achievement Award from Preservation Dallas.
Two stainless-steel sculptures, named Passages and Building Passages, were developed by artists Brad Oldham and Christy Coltrin of the CODAworx art studio. Passages stands 32-feet-tall and was installed in the center of the outdoor plaza area, while Building Passages is 17-feet-tall and 25-feet-wide, located outside the entry way of Building Two.
Both sculptures required structural support because they are located above the underground parking garage and one required electrical service. The team developed a logistics plan and coordinated with the artists to ensure the schedule and project continued with minimal impacts.