Civil Engineering magazine: Dynamic Structure Pays Homage to R&R Pioneer

Category: Architecture

Written By: Barry Charnish, P.E., and Tom Greenough, P.E., for ASCE Civil Engineering Magazine

Date: May 5, 2022

The Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences in Lubbock, Texas, required group collaboration and carefully adjusted structural steel elements.

Entuitive was the structural engineer for the Helen DeVitt Jones Theater, the Christine DeVitt Main Lobby — including a striking spiral staircase — and the main entrance canopy. MWM Architects was responsible for the foundations, basement, ballet studio, and the back-of-house area, and Parkhill was responsible for the Crickets Theater, the multipurpose room, and the Bird’s Tail. 

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The "Bird's Tail."

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Parkhill was responsible for the Crickets Theater, above; the multipurpose room; and the Bird’s Tail.