“It creates an open and inviting ground plane — an important part of towers, which otherwise could be alienating in a city. It’s additive to the public realm and the urban fabric.”
— Douglass Alligood, AIA, NOMA

Location Houston
Client Hines
Design Architect Pelli Clarke & Partners
Architect of Record Kendall/Heaton Associates
Design Team Fred W. Clarke, FAIA, Edward Dionne, AIA, Graham Banks, AIA, Patrick Fraher, Ryan Desilva, Minwoo Hahm, AIA
Construction Manager Gilbane Building Company
MEP Engineer ME Engineers
Structural Engineer Magnusson Klemencic Associates
Civil Engineer Kimley-Horn
Geotechnical Engineer Langan Engineering
Acoustic Design Cerami & Associates
Lighting Design One Lux Studio
Fire & Life Safety Consultant/Code Consultant Kendall/Heaton Associates
Parking Consultant HWA Parking
Curtain Wall/Facade Design Read Jones Christoffersen
Interior Design, Signage, & Wayfinding PDR, A+I
Retail Design Streetsense
Security & Surveillance Consultant HMA Consulting
LEED Administration and Environmental Design NORESCO
Vertical Transportation Persohn/Hahn Associates
Landscape Architect Clark Condon

An inspiring addition to the Houston skyline, Texas Tower is located directly adjacent to the Arts District, Market Square, and Buffalo Bayou. The 47-story office tower is positioned diagonally on its site, providing a welcoming gesture to the neighborhood, linking tenants to outdoor spaces, and creating direct connections from the ground floor lobby to retail and amenity spaces. The main lobby features abundant transparency and warm wood arches serving as a gateway to fitness, shopping, dining, and lounge areas. South-facing spaces incorporate multilevel atria, designed for adaptability, that draw sunlight into interior workspaces. Rooftop gardens along the parking structure provide a lush green landscape for walking, gathering, and relaxing. Texas Tower has met LEED Platinum, WiredScore, and WELL Building standards.

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