The Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences

Lubbock, Texas

The Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences in Lubbock, Texas, is a world-class venue which fulfilled the aim of creating a hub for the arts and culture community. Collaborating with the Lubbock Entertainment and Performing Arts Association and a talented team of AEC professionals, Entuitive’s structural engineers designed the over 2,000-seat theatre and main lobby including the monumental staircase. With two world-class theaters, a multi-purpose room, a ballet studio, and a bistro, the Hall anchors the cultural arts district and serves as a catalyst for downtown revitalization. The jurors noted that this project showcased high engineering value while maintaining a very light and artistic design. The structural elements of the staircase to minimize vibration and the LEED certification, not often awarded to large public spaces, were also standout characteristics.

View ACEC’s press release for this project.

View more about this project in Canadian Consulting Engineer magazine.

Hear what the Jury Chair had to say about this project. 


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