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Healthcare design

New Building for Texas Kidney Consultants

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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Mixed-Use Building

Should You Consider a 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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Multi-family design

New Development Coming to Waxahachie

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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Architect for Retail Center

Working Virtually with Our Clients

While we continue to practice social distancing, we have started working with our clients almost exclusively electronically. Like many of you, we were reliant on face-to-face meetings, but the effects of the coronavirus have changed the way we do business. Now, we are successfully navigating client meetings via Zoom, email and phone calls. Because we…
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TMA CHA Office

Thriving in Our New Normal

On March 16th, at the urging of Project Architect John Reeser, our office made the decision to have our employees work from home. This meant that Sophie (my sweet dog and office mail retriever) and I were the only two at the office each day. It was a drastic change, and it was very strange.…
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ASC design

Triangular-Shaped ASC? We Can Do That

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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