Local firms ford, powell & carson, WestEast Design Group, and landscape architects Rialto Studio spearheaded the design of the new headquarters campus.
The Alamo Community College District announced a new president for Northeast Lakeview College and the groundbreaking on new central administrative offices.
Architects proposed two revised plans for Alamo Colleges’ new headquarters at the district’s board meeting Tuesday in response to community concerns over the original design.
The design of an important public project can be a contentious, sometimes uncomfortable process, but critical input from citizens to the design team and the public entity client often leads to a better outcome.
Architects don’t often get to work on a 12.5-acre plot of open land in the urban core of San Antonio, but ford, powell & carson, WestEast Design Group and landscape architects Rialto Studio have been hired to transform the long-vacant Playland Park parcel that lies between Fort Sam Houston and Broadway into a new campus for the Alamo Colleges.
Imagine CPS Energy, the San Antonio Independent School District and Alamo Colleges all building new headquarters in downtown San Antonio.