The Transco Tower Waterwall Drawings consist of one set of twelve drawings used during the 1984 planning and construction of the Transco Waterwall in Houston's Galleria District. The drawings are described at the item-level.
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1 Oversize Drawers (1 Set of 12 Drawings in 1 Oversize Folder.)
The Transco Tower Waterwall was constructed by John Burgee Architects and Philip Johnson in 1984 in Houston's Galleria District, opposite the recently constructed Transco Tower. According to the architects, 11,000 gallons of water spill over the 64 foot structure per minute. Retitled the Gerald D. Hines Waterwall in 2009, the structure continues to serve as a point of interest for both locals and visitors of Houston.
Materials were donated to Special Collections in 2009.
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Transco Tower Waterwall Drawings, Courtesy of Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. https://findingaids.lib.uh.edu/repositories/2/resources/367 Accessed March 05, 2021.
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