Project Location: Houston, TX
Date Completed: November 2007
Owner: The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Capital Planning and Management
Square Feet: 728,000
The M.D. Anderson T. Boone Pickens Academic Tower is a 735,000 square foot, 21-level core and shell high-rise in the Texas Medical Center. The 324-foot building sits on over 1,000 piles, some as deep as 100 feet. The concrete structure is wrapped in architectural precast panels, aluminum and glass in harmony with the existing M.D. Anderson Campus buildings. This tower ties into the existing buildings on three levels. The interiors include the build-out of office space, UTTV studios, medical research library, work-out suite with locker facilities, kitchen and dining facilities, conferencing center, and retail.