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April 18, 2017
May 1, 2018

fairmont austin

austin, texas


A towering icon within a vibrant Central Business District, Fairmont Austin is uniquely situated amid the lush greenery of Palm Park and Waller Creek and directly connected to the Austin Convention Center. The recently opened 37-story luxury hotel features 1,048 guest rooms and suites with picturesque vistas of Lady Bird Lake and a dramatic cityscape.

 dwg.'s scope included the design of the entry and streetscape elements, which tie in closely with the Waller Creek redevelopment and invite natural features into the hotel. dwg. designed the seventh floor amenity deck that includes a large pool, event venue and bar, as well as a series of outdoor rooms and a green wall. Fairmont Austin also includes a stunning aerial canopy walk to the Convention Center, designed by Thomas Phifer and Partners.


  • Client: Manchester Texas Financial Group
  • Architect: Gensler
  • Bridge Architect: Thomas Phifer and Partners
  • Interior Designer: Warren Sheets Design
  • Civil Engineer: Consort
  • MEP Engineer: Blum Consulting Engineers
  • Structural Engineer: Thornton Tomasetti