Wilson Towers is the new tallest skyscraper in Texas, created by HKM with an eye-catching exterior, a brise soleli meant to protect it from the area’s harsh sun and wind.
HKM in collaboration with Britt Design Group is responsible for the interiors of the Wilson Tower. It will take up half a city block and be the tallest tower in Texas. It will also be the tallest residential skyscraper outside of New York, where the Central Park Tower rises to 1,550 ft (472 m).
This new tallest skyscraper will set a precedent with its podium base and largely glazed exterior and terraced levels. The complex patterned brise-soleil wrapped around the sides and top will provide the building with plenty of shade.According to Brad Wilkins, Principal and Design Director for HKS’ Austin branch, “Along with welcoming outdoor terraces and gardens, the tower itself is wrapped in a brise soleil that offers protection from the hot Texas sun and wind while also providing structural strength. This brise soleil gives the building uniquely shaded and comfortable outdoor living spaces on every level.”
The interior of the Wilson Tower will occupy 80 floors; most of these will be taken up by residential space. With 450 units in total, from studio apartments to four-bedroom penthouse suites near the top level, it’s perfect for all types of residents.The building’s amenities will include a swimming pool, fitness, and wellness center, cocktail lounge, movie theater, co-working spaces, and even a pet playroom complete with a grooming center and dog run. The first floor will offer a restaurant and bar as well.
The project is being developed by local company Wilson Capital and will break ground in mid-2023. We have no word on an estimated completion date yet.
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