Analyze code compliance, Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Systems, roofing and building envelope assessments, structural systems, ADA/TDLR, and Life Safety requirements
Individual Campus Master Plans
Analyze zoning, codes, jurisdictional development requirements, and the availability of utilities and public transportation
Identify the intended focus and instructional programs at the proposed campus
Analyze existing site conditions & identify site development guidelines
Conceptualize the building mass on site and demonstrate how the physical relationships of the buildings optimize site usage
Communicate needs and priorities of ACC that will act as a framework for future planning and coordinating with potential partnerships
Estimate the cost of work for an initial phase of construction
Incorporate the input and vision of ACC departmental user groups, the Administration, Regional Advisory Committee, non-ACC partners, and the ACC Board of Trustees
Ensure the master plan aligns with both the mission and vision of ACC and the strategic and academic plans of the Austin Community College District.
District wide campus planning
To incorporate their input and vision, meetings with ACC departmental user groups, Administration, community engagement groups, Regional Advisory Committee, non-ACC partners, and ACC Board of Trustees are scheduled.
Master plans are evaluated to ensure they align with both the mission and vision of ACC and the strategic and academic plans of the Austin Community College District.
Zoning restrictions, environmental impacts and controls, the provision of utilities and transportation, and demographic data are all updated.
The intended focus and instructional programs for each campus and at administrative facilities are carefully examined.
The uses of spaces, both building and site, are specifically identified.
New construction and major renovation projects are prioritized to address known deficiencies and meet the functional needs identified during the planning process.
Logistical issues needed to implement planning are evaluated. The focus is on both short term and long term development.
The cost of work to implement the short term phase of construction at each campus is estimated.