vision - process
- capabilities - experience
was originally conceived in 1985 as a secluded office campus on
almost 1,000 acres of land in North Dallas for IBM. After a competition,
IBM eventually teamed with Maguire Thomas Partners as the master
developer, with Anderson as the Project Leader. A world-class
design team was assembled including Aldo Giurgola of Mitchell
Giurgola, Ricardo Legorreta, Peter Walker and Barton Meyers. The
plan evolved into a mixed-use campus including multiple office
buildings eventually totaling 4.5 million sq. ft., a village center
housing retail, shops and support retail, fitness center, a 198
room Marriott Hotel and residential home sites.
unique relationship of buildings to open space, such as the creation
of the "Impluvium" courtyard and the creation of secluded
courts contrasting with fountains and running trails, have earned
this project multiple awards since its inception. In fact, this
was a project the helped propel Ricardo Legorreta to earn the
coveted Pritzker Prize for architectural excellence.
date, over 2.5 million square feet of office space has been constructed,
including the highly acclaimed headquarters for Sabre Holdings.