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Trekking around new Trinity River East Campus

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The new Trinity River East Campus, shown from the east, has an estimated 88,000 square feet of space, half of that being common space. The space is built upon 25,509 cubic yards of concrete and 1,640 tons of steel. It is enclosed by 65,948 square feet of glass and kept cool with 600 tons of air conditioning units. Georgia Phillips/The Collegian
The new Trinity River East Campus, shown from the east, has an estimated 88,000 square feet of space, half of that being common space. The space is built upon 25,509 cubic yards of concrete and 1,640 tons of steel. It is enclosed by 65,948 square feet of glass and kept cool with 600 tons of air conditioning units. Georgia Phillips/The Collegian
The new Trinity River East Campus, shown from the east, has an estimated 88,000 square feet of space, half of that being common space. The space is built upon 25,509 cubic yards of concrete and 1,640 tons of steel. It is enclosed by 65,948 square feet of glass and kept cool with 600 tons of air conditioning units. Georgia Phillips/The Collegian

 

Part of the effort to keep cool, the fountain in TREC’s underground plaza lowers the temperature by 10 degrees Fahrenheit. Trees and buildings are designed to provide shade most of the day. David Reid /The Collegian
Part of the effort to keep cool, the fountain in TREC’s underground plaza lowers the temperature by 10 degrees Fahrenheit. Trees and buildings are designed to provide shade most of the day. David Reid /The Collegian
TREC, shown from the underground plaza, could become a hangout for more than just students, TR Campus president Tahita Fulkerson said. “We anticipate this will be a very popular place,” she said. David Reid/The Collegian
TREC, shown from the underground plaza, could become a hangout for more than just students, TR Campus president Tahita Fulkerson said. “We anticipate this will be a very popular place,” she said. David Reid/The Collegian
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