SMU Collins

SMU Collins Executive Center in Dallas, Texas

Designed by Gensler for Southern Methodist University, The Collins Executive Center is a part of the Cox school of business, and serves as a way to connect students with real-world business professionals and entrepreneurs.

Zahner provided the contractors with pre-patinated copper with artistic variation. Zahner's process for developing the patina was based on the Star Blue Patina on copper. Zahner developed the pre-weathered copper panels in the fabrication and patination facility in Kansas Cityu, and delivered the panels to the installers in Dallas.


SMU Collins Center study room.


SMU Collins Center balconies in the main atrium.


SMU Collins Center balconies in the main atrium.


View of the SMU Collins Center stacked copper decks.


SMU Collins Center balconies.


SMU Collins Cafeteria.


SMU Collins study room.


Detail of the artistic pre-patinated copper at SMU Collins.

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