healthcare

Converting a Medical Office into an ASC

Medical Office Exterior

TMA Architects is remodeling an existing medical office building into an Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC). Located on Lancaster Drive in Grapevine, it will be called NexMed ASC. The facility will feature two operating rooms and will total approximately 7,800 SF. Construction documents are in progress.

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Our Design Philosophy for Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASC)

ASC rendering

At TMA Architects, we have been developing Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASC) for quite some time. As of today, we have completed 20 ASC’s and have two more on the boards.   ASC’s started popping up in 1998. They were such a new and novel project that the State of Texas did not have a full grasp of…

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Update on Texas Kidney Consultants

Texas Kidney Consultants

Construction is nearing completion on a new location for Texas Kidney Consultants in Fort Worth. Structures & Interiors is the general contractor. They’ve finished all exterior metal panels and the metal roof. Fencing is being added as is a parking canopy, parking lot striping, and landscaping and irrigation. The two-story building totals 11,000 SF and…

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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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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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Converting to an Ambulatory Surgery Center

Ambulatory Surgery Center

The process of converting a space to an Ambulatory Surgery Center, 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 factors:…

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What is COTE 10 and Why Does It Matter?

Texas Kidney Consultants

Every year the AIA and the Committee on the Environment (COTE) distinguishes 10 exemplary projects that address environmental concerns through design. These projects come in various scales and costs, and are exemplary in that they integrate architecture, art, and environmental technological advances. The submitted projects are judged on how well they respond to environmental issues,…

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Fort Worth Heart & ASC Now Complete

Operating Room

The Fort Worth Heart Clinic and Ambulatory Surgery Center is now complete, and fully operational.  Their ASC meets the Texas Health Department guidelines and is now licensed. As an architectural firm that specializes in healthcare design, we know many factors are at play when creating an ASC.  Patient flow, comfort, size, equipment, and special MEP…

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Dr. Tillman’s New Location Now Open

Dental Office in Near Southside

Congratulations to Dr. Tillman, and his staff, on their new location. His dental practice has moved to a new mixed-use building located at 1100 S. Lake Street in the Near Southside neighborhood of Fort Worth. TMA-CHA designed the building and space to reflect the quality of care Dr. Tillman provides for his patients. Karen Kroh,…

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Renovation on Medical Building in Allen

tma-cha architects

At tma-cha architects, we are working on a renovation to an existing 20,000 SF building for Pathways Anesthesia Institute. Located in Allen, Texas, part of the renovation includes adding commons spaces, five operating rooms, an area for a CT scan and MRI, as well as a modern entry and patient discharge canopies. Pathways Anesthesia Institute…

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