Category Archive: Master Planning

Legacy at Spring Creek

Early plans include three office towers of eight to 10 floors, a boutique hotel and more than 50,000 square feet of retail space to be constructed along Spring Valley. "The goal is to create something iconic both architecturally and as a sense of place," said Mick Granlund, vice president at O'Brien Architects. "We have planned the site to incorporate and build upon an existing grove of beautiful...

The Star

The Star is a revolutionary, first-of-its-kind project, integrating Dallas Cowboys corporate headquarters and practice fields into a 91 acre destination that includes an entertainment district of restaurants and shops, an event center, a hotel, a medical center, leased office space, and more. Chosen for proven master planning and mixed use success, O’Brien has been charged with developing...

Grandscape

The announcement of Berkshire Hathaway’s entry into The Colony with Grandscape, a virtual city at the edge of Dallas, has generated excitement throughout the DFW Metroplex – anchor tenant Nebraska Furniture Mart alone will attract a projected eight million shoppers annually. When complete, the development will include one-of-a-kind retail, office space, a convention center, a hotel and spa, an...

The Village at Carillon Parc

The Village at Carillon Parc in Southlake is designed to create a unique experience through a luxury, European-style regional destination with a pedestrian focused orientation. The development incorporates one-of-a-kind dining opportunities, premium hospitality, health and wellness services, boutique shopping, and public facilities surrounding a central park. Open green spaces and pathways...

Left Bank, West 7th

This 1.5 million square foot master planned development will hold a variety of mixed-use buildings, bringing life and excitement to the west 7th street area of Fort Worth, TX. ...

Sean O’Brien Talks Master Planning for The Star in Frisco

Sean O'Brien was interviewed by the Star-Telegram on what is entailed when master-planning a development as intricate and iconic as the new home to the Dallas Cowboys at The Star in Frisco. "It had to be a place that appealed to every person in some way. The Cowboys are unique in the fact that there is a rich history that appeals to older fans as well as a bright future that engages the younger...

The Harbor

Located in Rockwall, Texas, The Harbor is a mixed-use, lakefront development created in response to the community’s need for a public location to enjoy Lake Ray Hubbard. As much of the shoreline had been developed by private interests, the Rockwall city council endeavored to create a landmark development for its residents. In addition to creating public access, the council envisioned a premiere...

See Sean O’Brien @ Biznow: Future of the Platinum Corridor

From the Dallas Cowboys to Warren Buffett, the Platinum Corridor is attracting huge names, enormous capital investment and a ton of cranes. That’s why we’re so thrilled to bring you Bisnow’s DFW Platinum Corridor event on March 31.  O’Brien Architects director of design Sean O’Brien is the master planner for The Star, a venture developed by the City of Frisco and the Dallas Cowboys that...

Project Feature: The Star

The Dallas Cowboys will soon have a new home at The Star in Frisco, Texas. The 90 acre development along the Dallas North Tollway will be anchored by the Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters, featuring a 12,000 seat multi-use indoor event center, two outdoor practice fields, and the Cowboys’ head offices. The event center will be used by the Cowboys, the City of Frisco, and Frisco ISD, and also for...

Cole Ranch

Cole Ranch encompasses what was once a thriving cattle ranch into a master planned community that honors the location’s rich history – the original homestead remains as an anchor for the development. An ideal location for living, it comprises more than 3,000 acres of commercial, civic, entertainment, and single family properties. The neighborhoods are linked together by roads, hike...