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Megan O'Dell

Say Hello to Megan O’Dell

As part of our team, Megan O’Dell brings new ideas and experiences into the projects we’re working on. We asked a few questions and she had a few answers: Describe yourself in three words:     Optimistic, diligent, and energetic. How did you become interested in architecture? My initial interest was actually in interior design, but I…
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Travis Avenue Apartments

The Importance of the Building Envelope

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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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas from TMA-CHA Architects

We hope your holidays are filled with joy and laughter through the New Year! Please note our office will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. From all of us at TMA-CHA Architects, we wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas.
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Oleander Plaza

Can Eco-Friendly Projects Be Cost-Effective?

Considering that there are many factors involved when constructing a building, this can be a loaded question. However, we have found there are several ways to be environmentally friendly while not breaking the bank. Adaptive Reuse; Reusing an existing building tends to go a long way toward saving money. The amount of material resources as…
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TCIDA Frame

Wood Framed Commercial Buildings on the Rise

That’s not a misprint. At TMA, we have been working with a wood frame on a wide range of project types, reinforcing a trend that has been on the rise. When selecting materials, many clients are laser-focused on cost, and that’s understandable. However, choosing a timber frame is not only beneficial to the environment, it…
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Wishing You a Happy Thanksgiving

As we scatter to join family and friends for the holiday, we would like to express our gratitude to all of our clients. We would also like to thank those who so kindly recommended our firm. From all of us at tma-cha archtiects, we would like to wish you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving!
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