Posts Tagged ‘CRE’

Amarillo National Bank Now Open in Fort Worth

Interior Amarillo National Bank

TMA Architects remodeled an existing location for Amarillo National Bank, and they’re now welcoming customers.   Located at 4501 Camp Bowie Blvd in Fort Worth, the location was a previously closed bank. We added offices and work areas — and updated the interior with natural lighting and other amenities.   Our thanks to the team…

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We’re Hiring an Architect or Intern Architect

TMA Architects is looking to hire an Architect or Intern Architect. This is an immediate opening. Please send your resume to Tom Malone at tom@tma-fw.com or call (817)846-0368. We are a full-service architectural, planning, and design firm. For more information about who we are and our work, please visit our website. Feel free to share…

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Our Design Philosophy for Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASC)

ASC rendering

At TMA Architects, we have been developing Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASC) for quite some time. As of today, we have completed 20 ASC’s and have two 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 of…

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The Man House Museum in Mansfield

Front View of Information Center at the Man House Museum

TMA Architects designed the Information Center for the Ralph Man Homestead, a historical museum in Mansfield. The 1,862 SF building will serve as the gateway into the complex and will house the museum staff. Interior work remains but it is very close to completion. Our thanks to the City of Mansfield and the Man House…

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Texas Kidney Consultants Now Open

Exterior of Texas Kidney Consultants

Congratulations to Texas Kidney Consultants on the opening of their new Main Office in Fort Worth. The two-story building totals 11,000 SF and is at 2221 8th Avenue. Structures & Interiors was the general contractor and they did a terrific job bringing our plans to life. We’d like to thank the doctors at Texas Kidney…

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Natural Ventilation System for Animal Care Facilities

Interior of Animal Care Facility

When designing an HVAC system for an animal care facility, we consider a number of criteria including user comfort, code requirements, cost, and correct equipment. Kennels, play areas, and procedure rooms all need to be served with natural ventilation, so how do we approach the design? The Haslet Pet Resort is a 7,600 SF facility…

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What is a Mixed-Use Building?

Mixed-use building in Near Southside

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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TMA Architects Celebrates 35 Years

Tom Malone, founder of TMA Architects

I cannot believe we are celebrating 35 years! Wow! When I started my architectural firm, my main goal was to control the quality and design of my projects. At the time, there was little indication of the profound changes that were going to take place in this profession. Of course, I’m speaking of technology, and…

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The Advantages of Using an Existing Shell Space

AOA Performance Institute

Besides new ground-up construction, our work has always included commercial finish-outs. There are many advantages to finishing out an existing shell 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 out”…

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Multi-Family Project Coming to Near Southside

Drawing of Cannon Building

TMA Architects has designed a three-story, multi-family building. It will be located on W. Cannon Street in the Near Southside neighborhood of Fort Worth. The podium style building will have one unit and parking on the ground level, and two floors above with seven units on each floor. The exterior will be composed of masonry…

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