Anderson-Clarke Center for Continuing Studies
Project Manager: Tina Hicks
Architecture Firm: Overland Partners
Anderson-Clarke Center is the new home for the Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies, serving as the connecting bridge between the constituents of Rice University and the Houston community. With the addition of this building, Rice University has been able to serve the community at large by housing continuing education courses for part-time students such as foreigners seeking to learn English or senior citizens wanting to learn new skills or find intellectual stimulation. The LEED Gold-Certified building features 24 classrooms, several conference rooms, a language center, an auditorium, and a commons area and terrace for special events.
George R. Brown Tennis Center
Project Manager: Andy Smith
Architecture Firm: AECOM
George R. Brown Tennis Center serves as the home for tennis at Rice at all levels (NCAA, intramural and the Rice Tennis Club). The complex features 14 courts; seating for 600 divided equally between the six main competition courts; a plaza area, with additional seating as well as a 9,000-square-foot administrative building that houses locker rooms and team lounges for both the Rice men's and women's team; meeting rooms, coaches offices, and locker rooms for the Rice Tennis Club, which also will serve as locker rooms for visiting teams on competition days.
Brian Patterson Sports Performance Center
Project Manager: Larry Vossler
Architecture Firm: HKS Architects
Named for Rice Alumnus Brian Patterson, the student-athlete development building features a weight room, a home team locker room, coaching and staff offices, an auditorium, a football team lounge and areas for training and sports medicine that include hydrotherapy, plunge pools, and exam rooms. The weight room and sports medicine areas are available to student-athletes from all sports at Rice. Located at north end of Rice Stadium, the sports center also includes a feature for the fans: a new Daktronics video display, a unique application of free-form LED elements in front of a speaker system, which replaced the old scoreboard.
Wendel D. Ley Track & Holloway Field
Project Manager: Larry Vossler
Architecture Firm: Jackson & Ryan Architects
The renovation of Rice University’s Wendel D. Ley Track & Holloway Field replaced the grandstand, added a new enclosed press box, and constructed a building for the soccer and men’s and women’s track and field and cross-country teams. The new grandstand has assigned seating for more than 1,100 spectators, including 112-premium chairback seats, and new public restrooms. It includes a new press box, consisting of four booths and three filming platforms and a new sound system.
Moody Center for the Arts
Project Manager: Anzie Gilmore
Architecture Firm: Michael Maltzan
The Moody Center for the Arts is a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to the advancement of trans-disciplinary collaboration between the arts, sciences, and humanities. The facility houses a diverse collection of instructional, production, performance and exhibition spaces — the value of their individual utility multiplied by their aggregation into a cohesive set of capabilities upon which students and faculty, as well as independent researchers, artists, and scientists, can draw upon. The building is pending LEED Certification.