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AOA Performance Institute

Advantages of Using an Existing Space

Besides new ground up construction, our work has always included commercial finish outs. There are many advantages to finishing out an existing space, especially if you’re a new, growing business. Depending on the size, finish outs are typically completed faster, not affected by inclement weather, and most importantly, the price per square foot to “finish…
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Shopping Complex Design

Our Design for a New Shopping Complex in OK

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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Mixed Use Building

Advantages of Small Mixed-Use Lot Design

Designing for small mixed-use lots encompasses an array of opportunities for the end-user, and can parallel a city’s development goals. If you consider the Near Southside neighborhood in Fort Worth, it provides an excellent example of this type of design. If you’re not familiar with mixed-use design, these types of buildings typically feature a business…
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Ambulatory Surgery Center

Our Design Philosophy for Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASC)

At tma-cha architects, we have been developing Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASC) for quite some time. As of today, we have completed 18 ASC’s and have three 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…
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Rooftop Bar

We Designed the Sinclair’s Rooftop Bar Enclosure

We were so excited to see the Sinclair hotel featured on the front page of the Star-Telegram. The luxury hotel, featuring an art deco décor mixed with state-of-the-art technology, is under the Marriott Autograph collection. TMA-CHA was tasked with designing the rooftop bar enclosure.   The bar’s glass enclosure covers about 1/3rd of the building’s roof…
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