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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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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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Triangular-Shaped ASC? We Can Do That

ASC design

The owner of Cardiovascular Labs of America requested a design for a state-licensed Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC). At TMA-CHA, we specialize in creating ASC’s, but this was an unusual request because their office is shaped like a triangle. Physicians and physician groups looking to add an ASC know there are a number of guidelines set…

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Developing Property in Fort Worth

Development in Fort Worth

TMA-CHA Architects is teaming with the Bhoomi group to develop six-acres at the corner of Bryant Irvin and Dutch Branch Road. The initial purchase was to assist Fort Worth Heart in developing a satellite clinic and a state-of-the-art cardiology surgery center. That left 4.2 acres remaining and we’re in the process of sub-dividing the open…

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The Importance of the Building Envelope

Travis Avenue Apartments

The role of the building envelope serves a greater purpose beyond aesthetics; it is key to the performance of the design in terms of energy codes and efficiency. Because it is the barrier from exterior elements such as rain, wind and heat, the envelope must be composed of carefully selected materials whether pre-determined (the ones…

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Our Design for a New Shopping Complex in OK

Shopping Complex Design

At tma-cha architects, we have been master planning for “Market Street at Ardmore.” This a new 300,000 SF shopping complex on 28 acres in Ardmore, Oklahoma. Phase One construction has begun, and will continue in stages, while Phase Two is still on the boards. Panda Express, Academy Sports + Outdoors, and Verizon cellular sales are…

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New Townhomes Coming to Near Southside

We are close to starting construction on a series of townhomes that will be located on S Jennings Ave in Fort Worth. The project will take place in two phases. The first phase will feature six units with three in each building. The second phase welcomes the possibility of six additional units. Our design for each unit…

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St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church Addition and Renovation

TMA-CHA is working closely with St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in the design for a new Narthex addition and renovation. The proposed addition provides a new main entry to the church, and connection to the parish center. This will help keep the Sanctuary quiet by relocating the existing toilets, and cry room access from…

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Have You Considered a Mixed-Use Building?

TMA CHA Office

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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We Are a Full-Service Architectural Firm

From preliminary design to detailed construction documents, tma-cha architects works with our clients to create the best design solution for their needs. Whether you’re looking to maximize a smaller space, create income to help pay for your building, or want a touch of creativity to help your project stand apart, we can help.   For 33…

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