United States Courthouse, Austin TX
U.S. General Services Administration
Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects, Inc.
© Timothy Hursley
Peering in through the glass façade of this modern, yet elegant, monolithic building mass, you sense an unusual transparency; it seems that the design is as much for the
public as for the inner workings of the judicial system. A two-story glass art wall was commissioned to separate the grand lobby from the jury assembly room beyond, while also acting as a luminous mural, to be experienced by visitors and passers-by alike.