Posts Tagged ‘tma architects’

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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