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UTD Engineering building receives a Special Mention for Engineering Labs from R&D Magazine

The University of Texas at Dallas Engineering Building was recognized in R&D Magazine for receiving a Special Mention for Engineering Labs award. UTD’s School of Engineering developed the facility in hopes of becoming one of the best research institutions in the nation. Designed by SmithGroup, this 200,000-square-foot, LEED Gold certified facility is paving the way for the next generation of engineers. Pacheco Koch provided civil engineering services and is extremely proud to be part of such an amazing project.

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PK to help save Fair Park’s Hall of State

The historical Hall of State located in Fair Park of Dallas, Texas, is in dire need of a renovation. The Hall is suffering from many issues, from chipped surfaces and ADA compliance to drainage. Pacheco Koch is honored to be a part of the team that is working to restore this landmark building in Fair Park. Our engineers have developed a three-part plan to address the restoration’s most significant challenge – keeping water out of the building. Our very own Kevin Minkler, PE, talks more about the project at

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The Hill Shopping Center receives the Texas ASLA Honor Award

We are excited to announce that The Hill Shopping Center, a 16-acre high-profile site in North Dallas, received the Texas ASLA Honor Award for 2019. The aging center received a modern and eclectic makeover that reinvigorates the 70’s style facility. The auto-heavy center was transformed into a walkable place with a lush native landscape and pockets of amenities for restaurants and businesses. The landscape feeds off an eco-friendly environment by using native grasses, shrubs and trees, rainwater collection and water-efficient irrigation.

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Fountainwood at Lake Houston kicks off construction

On Feb. 20th, the construction of Fountainwood at Lake Houston commenced. Pacheco Koch performed landscape architecture services the 7-acre, 200,000 square foot community. The facility offers 190 senior living apartments and includes entertainment areas, a fitness center, meditation garden and a courtyard pool.

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The Hill Shopping Center is awarded with an Honorable Mention by the Greater Dallas Planning Council

The Greater Dallas Planning Council has awarded The Hill Shopping Center with an Honorable Mention in the Built Project Category. Pacheco Koch provided civil and engineering services for this newly renovated mixed-use project. Go PK!

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Three PK Projects Receive Awards at Topping Out 2018

PK is proud to bring home three awards from Topping Out 2018. First, the UTD Brain Performance Institute won the A/E/C Favorite and the TEXO Build Texas Proud awards. Secondly, the Dallas High School was the M/WBE Award Winner. Both projects, as well as Factory Six03, were awarded in the Top Ten category. We would like to congratulate each of our partners that made these projects a success!

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ENR Award of Merit: The University of Texas at Dallas Brain Performance Institute

We are proud to have been a part of this project and recognized by ENR Magazine. Congrats to everyone that worked on this amazing project!

Owner: The University of Texas at Dallas
Lead Design Firm/MEP: Page Southerland Page LLP
General Contractor: Turner Construction
Civil Engineer: Pacheco Koch Consulting Engineers
Structural Engineer: Datum Engineers
Landscape Architect: Camille La Foy Landscape Architecture
Technology: Datacom Design Group LLC

Read more about the project HERE.

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The HarborChase of Park Cities wins a Golden Nugget Award

The HarborChase of Park Cities won the PCBC’s Golden Nugget Award of Merit for Best Service Enriched Senior Community in Assisted Living/Memory Care. Pacheco Koch provided civil engineering, land surveying, and landscape architecture for this project. We are proud to have been a part of it.

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Arlington ISD: Dan Dipert Career + Technical Center Award Nomination

Congratulations VLK Architects for this well-deserved award nomination! Pacheco Koch is honored to have played a part in the design of this project.

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Toyota North American Headquarters: Award of Merit

Congrats to everyone that worked on the One Toyota North American Headquarters in Plano! Our landscape team loved working on this project. #PKLandscape

Read about the team’s sustainable solutions HERE.

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