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Redevelopment Near Texas Wesleyan University

Plans for 1411 Wesleyan

We enjoyed working with Local Homes Fort Worth on a redevelopment project in the old part of Wesleyan. The three apartments are located at 1411 Wesleyan in an older building. They now have exposed brick walls and open ceilings. Renters are going to enjoy living in this mixed-use building that is right across the street…

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Physicians: Looking to Convert to an Ambulatory Surgery Center?

Inside Ambulatory Surgery Center Operating Room

The process of converting a space to an Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC), or building a new ASC, has become a particular area of interest and expertise for our firm. There are many factors to consider – whether it’s an existing treatment facility or an existing layout that allows for more flexibility. There are several driving…

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Evolution of Architecture for Pets

Pet Resort

When you think about the pet industry, it’s amazing to think that a basic doghouse and Purina pet food once ruled the market. Today, there are organic pet treats, spacious doghouses with windows and a porch, pet outfits, and community dog parks. The American Pet Products Association (APPA) crunched the numbers and found that we…

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New Facility for Bentz Physical Therapy

Healthcare Design for Bentz Physical Therapy

One of our more recent assignments is for the Bentz Physical Therapy facility in north Fort Worth. Founded in 1992, Bentz Physical Therapy achieves the highest outcomes for their patients by providing compassionate, evidence-based physical therapy treatments. At TMA-CHA Architects, we created a design that’s reflective of the activity inside. We included battered walls and…

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The Bungalows Coming to Waxahachie

Rendering for The Bungalows

TMA-CHA Architects is wrapping up the design for The Bungalows, a multi-family project in Waxahachie, and getting it ready for construction. Of course, getting a project ready for construction has a whole new meaning during a pandemic. Acker Construction is the general contractor. For the exterior, we created a classic yet contemporary look for this…

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Update: How We’re Preserving the History of Mansfield

Man House

More than two years ago, we posted an article about how we’re helping to preserve the history of Mansfield, Texas. You can find it here. In essence, we’re working with the city and local historical groups to program the future of the Ralph Man Homestead. The Ralph Man Homestead will be open to the public,…

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Project Update: Shopping Center in Ardmore

Retail design

The phased construction of Market Street in Ardmore, Oklahoma, continues to progress.  We provided the overall conceptual design for this shopping complex that allows the center to be constructed in phases as more retailers come on board.  The photo shows our latest addition. The 3,990 SF satellite parcel building is nearing completion, and will be…

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New Building for Texas Kidney Consultants

Healthcare design

Construction is underway for a new location for Texas Kidney Consultants in Fort Worth. Structures & Interiors is the general contractor, and they’re completing the framing as well as the sidewalks. The two-story building totals 11,000 SF and is located on Eighth Avenue near the historic Fairmont neighborhood. The interior will feature exam rooms on…

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Should You Consider a Mixed-Use Building?

Mixed-Use Building

Mixed-use design, or mixed-use architecture, has been around since the 1900‘s.  At that time, the design was unique in that it featured two stories:  the first floor was used for retail, offices or some other kind of business, while the second floor was a residence for rent or a hotel.  From the 1900‘s through the…

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New Development Coming to Waxahachie

Multi-family design

At TMA-CHA Architects, we have been hired to design a new 250-unit multi-family project in Waxahachie. The city located south of Dallas, along I-35E, is booming. With the developer located in California, and the general contractor in the Waxahachie area, we’ve been working with all interested parties via online meetings. The developer has been terrific,…

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