Design Team

5G Studio – Architect

5G Studio Collaborative (Architect) is a design collaborative based in Dallas, Texas, with additional offices in San Antonio, Texas, and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. 5G exercises their role as process leaders throughout a project’s entire life cycle, conducting creative process activities with the mindset of a real estate developer, the creativity of a designer, and the job site know-how of a contractor. 5G designs with the objective of implementation in mind.

Since its inception in 2003, 5G has taken on a wide range of projects, including boutique luxury hotels, health care facilities, worship spaces, mixed-use hi-rise developments, academic institutions, and eco-friendly mega resorts. They have engaged in projects throughout North America, Asia, the Pacific Rim, and the Middle East.

BOKA Powell - Architect of Record

BOKA Powell, LLC (Architect of Record) is a full-service architecture, planning, and interior design firm headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Founded in 1975, the firm provides design services across the United States, Mexico, and China. Over the past 34 years, BOKA Powell has built their practice around a philosophy of design innovation, excellence in project delivery, advances in construction technology, and proven building systems. Under the leadership of Chris Barnes, John Orefield, Michael Kennedy, and Donald Powell, the firm was reformed and became BOKA Powell in 2000. Their clients come from diverse professional industries, allowing BOKA Powell to provide services to a wide variety of project types, including master planning, corporate/office, hospitality, residential, university housing and facilities, medical offices and facilities, industrial facilities, and government/nonprofit establishments. BOKA Powell currently has offices in Austin, Dallas, and Fort Worth, Texas; and Kansas City, Missouri.

Vivian|Nichols - Interior Designer

Vivian|Nichols Associates (Interior Designer) is a Dallas-based interior architectural design firm that has played an integral role in the hospitality and gaming market for over 20 years. Founded in 1985 by partners Dierdre Wilson and Reggi Nichols, Vivian Nichols has provided award-winning innovative design for prestigious hotels, resort properties, convention centers, historic restorations, and casinos throughout North America.

Vivian Nichols is recognized throughout the industry for their ability to maintain award-winning design while responding to each client’s unique demands, respective market, locale, and financial guidelines. Their spirit, dedication, and team approach have earned national awards and recognition, and most importantly, the respect of the industry and clients they serve. Vivian Nichols is committed to providing design and service that will meet the client’s requirements, while exceeding their expectations.

Brockette Davis Drake – Structural Engineer

Brockette Davis Drake (Structural Engineer) was founded in Dallas, Texas in 1961. The firm is a consulting engineering company specializing in civil and structural engineering and surveying. Brockette Davis Drake has a national reputation for engineering excellence. The firm has successfully managed the engineering design and preparation of contract documents for major projects nationwide and has been recognized by Engineering News Record with cover articles and feature articles on its innovative engineering designs for projects in Dallas, Chicago, Boston, Tampa Bay, and Orlando. Brockette Davis Drake prides itself on the personal involvement of its principals in each project. The hands-on approach assures each client a quality design product. Brockette Davis Drake is a well-known and respected Dallas-based firm with engineering design and management experience in the design and construction of major projects.

Blum Consulting Engineers – MEP Engineer

Blum Consulting Engineers, Inc. (MEP Engineer) is a mechanical/electrical systems design and engineering firm in Dallas, Texas. Since opening in 1945, they have been privileged to design a variety of projects, locally and nationwide. With a dedicated staff of hardworking team players from various backgrounds, Blum supports project development throughout the construction process.

Integrity is the foundation upon which Blum Consulting Engineers is built. This quality is highly evident in the caliber of each of their team members who combine their technical abilities, vast experiences, sincerity, and loyalty with an integrated team effort to offer their clients the finest professional engineering service. With engineers licensed in over 30 states, they are committed to engineering excellence, energy conservation, owner involvement, cost control, on-time completion, and technology.

TBG Partners – Landscape Architect

TBG Partners (Landscape Architect) was founded in 1987 by Earl Broussard and Tom Afflerbach. TBG Partners is the premier landscape architecture and planning firm in Texas. The firm’s dedication to innovative design has resulted in some of the most distinguished landscape projects in Texas and the nation. An employee-owned corporation, TBG has enjoyed remarkable success thanks to the firm’s extraordinary talent. This dedicated group of 80-plus professionals, based throughout Texas includes experts in landscape architecture, planning, and environmental graphic design who are led by the firm’s 17 principals. TBG creates places that celebrate life, resulting in living outdoor legacies in the areas of health care, higher education, hospitality, historic sites, corporate campuses, civic projects, mixed-use developments, and residential communities. TBG’s award-winning and internationally recognized projects demonstrate the value and success of the firm’s approach.

URS Corp – Civil Engineer

URS Corporation (Civil Engineer) is a fully integrated engineering, construction, and technical services organization with the capabilities to support every stage of the project life cycle—from inception through start-up and operation to decommissioning and closure. They offer program management; planning, design, and engineering; systems engineering and technical assistance; construction and construction management; operations and maintenance; and decommissioning and closure services.

Through their network of offices across the United States and in more than 30 countries, they provide services to a broad range of clients around the world, including U.S. federal government agencies, national governments of other countries, state and local government agencies in the United States and internationally, and private sector clients worldwide representing a wide variety of industries. URS Corporation’s work is focused in four key market sectors: federal, infrastructure, power, and industrial and commercial. Within each of these markets, their comprehensive skills and expertise are a valued resource to clients around the world.