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It’s Clear: Glass Can Reduce Building Costs

As a project develops from initial design to final working drawings, materials or assemblies are often analyzed to see if building costs can be reduced. This process is called value engineering (VE). In most cases, VE can be performed during any phase of the project but we recommend an investigation in the early stages –…
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Our Entry for Cottage Communities Design Competition

TMA-CHA Architects is pleased to present its entry for Cottage Communities, a design competition organized by the Fort Worth chapter of the AIA. With over 2,000 local individuals who are homeless on any given night, Tarrant County is ever in need of economical solutions for affordable and subsidized housing. In response, a church in the…
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New Townhomes Coming to Near Southside

We’re completing the design 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 two buildings with three units in each. The second phase welcomes the possibility of a mixed-use design with living units and/or medical…
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Welcome Spring Intern Megan Spooner

Last week, we welcomed Megan Spooner to our office for the spring semester. Megan is a senior at V.R. Eaton High School in Haslet, Texas, and will be our intern until May. This terrific program through her high school allows students to receive school credit for real life work experience. Megan will be in our…
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Nueces Surgery Center Coming to Plano

We are developing a two-story building that will be home to The Nueces Clinic and Surgery Center. The building will total 26,600 SF with an Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) that includes four operating rooms, offices and treatment areas. The second floor will have a medical office with exam rooms, and a separate diagnostic area with…
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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

“One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas Day. Don’t clean it up too quickly.” – Andy Rooney As we wrap up the work week and prepare to celebrate the holidays, I hope everyone has a chance to enjoy this time with family and…
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