Preston Hollow’s Fire Station No. 27 wins local architecture award

Photo courtesy of Thomas McConnell
Photos courtesy of Thomas McConnell LLC Photography

The global architecture firm Perkins+Will received the American Institute of Architects’ 2016 Build Design Honor Awards for Preston Hollow’s Fire Station No. 27.

The 23,600-square-foot fire station is one of four Dallas projects selected for the award by a jury of internationally recognized architects.

08_fire-station-27_mcconnellThe project is Dallas Fire-Rescue Department’s first multi-story station in more than 100 years. Located in the Preston Center, it opened in Dec. 2015 — more than two years behind schedule.

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The fire station was chosen for the award because of its “strong organizing concept and celebratory story wall.”

See the full list of the 2016 honor award winners  here.

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