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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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Architecture Fun Fact: The Empire State Building

How does the Empire State Building create revenue? If you guessed the building generates revenue from its leased office space, you’d be correct. But according to Arch Daily, the famous landmark actually earns more money from its observation decks. Numbers released in 2014, show the two observation decks generated $111 million while office space netted…
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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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