Posts Tagged ‘need an architect in North Texas’

Have You Considered a Mixed-Use Building?

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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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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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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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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Thank You and Happy Thanksgiving

At tma-cha architects, we’re thankful to be blessed with a heavy work load this year, and we’re looking forward to completing the many projects that are on our boards – a few of which are: Office Building for Dialysis Associates, Fort Worth Offices for Tarrant Centers for Infectious Disease, Dallas Medical Offices for Havalika Partners,…

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Our Design Philosophy for Ambulatory Surgery Centers

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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Shopping Center in Ardmore Getting Started

Residents of Ardmore, Oklahoma, will soon get to enjoy a new shopping center. The 19-acre development is located on 12th Avenue Northwest, and we have been involved in the design stage for three years. After an enormous amount of planning, it looks like the construction documents for Phase One will get started this month. Currently,…

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