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Frost Bank Tower – Austin, Texas, U.S.

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Building: Frost Bank Tower
Location: Austin, Texas
Completion: 2004
Architect: Duda/Paine Architects, LLP and HKS, Inc

AE Interests: This 33 story, Class A office building used a cast-in-place concrete frame, 7,000 tons of reinforcing steel and a limestone and glass curtain wall. The façade features a stair-step exterior terminating in a steel and glass ‘crown’ illuminated by 220 high-intensity lights. The street level features a landscaped urban plaza with restaurants and conference facilities. The lobby floor is unique pattern of various types of stone, and houses a glass granite water feature, with limestone and wood adding architectural finishes.

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Written by Christopher Lawrence

March 12, 2010 at 8:20 pm

Posted in Built

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