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Waterloo Park and Moody Amphitheater – Austin, Texas, U.S.A.

Posted in Built by sarahforthuber on April 13, 2022

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Name: Waterloo Park & Moody Amphitheater
Location: Austin, Texas, U.S.A.
Address: 500 E 12th St, Austin, TX, 78701
Client: Waterloo Greenway Conservancy
General Contractor (Sector 9): DPR Construction
Design Architect: Thomas Phifer and Partners
Landscape Architects: Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates
Architects (Bathroom facility): Michael Hsu Office of Architecture
Local Landscape Architects: DWG
Structural Engineer (Moody Amphitheater): Guy Nordenson and Associates
Structural Engineer (Bridges & Pathways): Architectural Engineers Collaborative
Civil Engineer: WGI
MEP Engineer: EEA Consulting Engineers
Completion: 2021
Area: 11 acres

AE Interests: Canopy includes 15 layers of stacked steel truss elements, I-beams, and over 2,000 nonstructural members, most of which are aluminum, all crisscrossing each other to create heavier shading. shaped green space that cantilevers off a concrete structure that borders Waller Creek, following the tunnel designed to divert the overflow of water. 50,000-gallon water storage tank was placed at the base of the amphitheater, which connects to the irrigation system throughout the park.

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