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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Nursing, and Student Community Center

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2004, Berkebile Nelson Immenschuh McDowell (BNIM) and Lake/Flato Architects. 6801 Bertner Dr.

This eight-story building was designed by Kansas City architects BNIM and Lake/Flato of San Antonio as a model of environmentally sustainable practices. The brick- and wood-clad lower floors incorporate recycled building materials. The office and classroom building contains un-air-conditioned as well as air-conditioned interior spaces. All clerical workspaces have access to daylight. The exterior faces of the building's upper floors respond to their differing solar orientation conditions.

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Gerald Moorhead et al.
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Gerald Moorhead et al., "University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Nursing, and Student Community Center", [Houston, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/TX-01-HN54.

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Cover: Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013, 347-347.

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