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Gerald D. Young Agricultural Sciences Center Receives Caudill Award
The Center has been recognized by TASA/TASB with the highest honor for school design.
"Because of their efforts, VLK, as a partner with the City of Garland, has been a good advocate and steward for the cultural, community, functional, and financial needs of both the project and the City. We believe this level and type of sensitivity to positive community impact represents the best of what architecture firms should aspire to have in their practices.”David F. Trevino, FAIA Capital Projects Portfolio Manager, Facilities Management, City of Garland
"VLK truly views all of their work as instrumental to bettering the communities they work in as well as improving the lives of the people that live and work within the buildings they design. To me, this is the essence of what architecture can really do when skillfully and thoughtfully practiced."Jennifer Salzman Director, The Heights Ellis County Family Resources
"One Safe Place and Unbound's relationship and experiences with VLK Architects have been extremely beneficial to the success of our organizations and, in turn, to the at-risk members of our community as well. Their work and their commitment to their community is an excellent example of the positive social impact a thoughtful architectural practice can have on the community in which they live and serve."Michelle Morgan and Sandy Hennip Executive Vice President, Director of Family Justice Center for One Safe Place and Executive Director of Unbound North Texas
"VLK’s team is detail-oriented and committed to being part of our district family. You will ﬁnd their team at many events supporting students and teachers, not only those that directly relate to facilities and construction. They take pride in engaging with key stakeholders to construct facilities and facility improvements, which are customized to speciﬁc wants and needs. They also bring innovative ideas to help broaden our thinking."Kevin Moran Superintendent, Waller ISD