Sonso

Amtrak Station

 

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Membership level
2011-2012 Team
Team Name
Sonso
Project Title
Amtrak Station
Design Challenge
Provide the design for a new Amtrak Station that will link METRORail and Amtrak commuter rail and passenger rail. The new station is to bring Houston into the modern age of rail with retail, multi-modal connections to bus, light rail, etc. The building is to provide for 12 boarding tracks, 25,000 SF of retail, including a convenient store, a diner, a bakery, ticket office, barber shop, shoe repair, dry cleaners and coffee shop. The site is contaminated with hydrocarbons. The building is to be a LEED certified building.
Department(s)
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
Faculty Advisor 1 - Name
Herb Ward
Faculty Advisor 2 - Name
Charles Penland
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