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Good Shepherd United Methodist Church - Cypress, Texas

Posted: September 20, 2023 | Projects

This 41,000-square-foot Worship Center features a roomy, theater-style space that seats 1,200 people. The six-story tall glass-enclosed entrance looms over the entire church complex and dominates the landscape of the local area.  The steel roof structure in the worship space displays a radial pattern, fanning out from a center point to envelop the entire assembly of people, and to focus their attention on the proceedings of the main stage. The soaring entry tower is capped off with copper-coated metal roofing, and also features a copper-coated cross reaching almost four stories in height, highlighted against a vast stretch of curtainwall. Brick masonry complements the existing campus structures, and cast stone completes the exterior composition. 

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Eastern Madera County SPCA Animal Care & Adoption Center - Ahwahnee, California

Posted: September 13, 2023 | Projects

This 9,000-square-foot animal care facility was designed to provide a minimal stress enviornment for the dogs and cats waiting for adoption in eastern Madera County, near Yosemite National Park. Windows positioned on the exterior kennel walls face the Sierra Nevada mountains and provide ample light and incredible views much of the day. Glass block on the west face allows afternoon light without overheating the space. The back-of-house staff area allows access to all areas of the Care Center. Durable roofing with Class A composite asphalt roofing and single-ply roof well roofing provides a water-resistant barrier to the harsh summers and winters encountered in the western Sierra Nevada Mountains. Combined with fiber cement siding and architectural stone veneer, the building blends into the mountain environment and provides the fire resistance required by the California Building and Fire Codes.

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Kitchen Makeover in Florida - Inverness, Florida

Posted: September 7, 2023 | Projects

This 160-square-foot kitchen renovation began by completely gutting the existing space down to the studs. The wall between the living area and the kitchen was taken down, and the original island was removed to make room for a new larger island with additional storage and seating for four. Appliances and the sink were repositioned to create a seamless flow. 

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Transportation Maintenance/SHARP Lines Facility - Wichita Falls, Texas

Posted: August 30, 2023 | Projects

This 19,900-square-foot facility provides storage and maintenance services for two bus systems in Wichita Falls. It includes administrative offices as well as parking for both fleets, a bus washing area, and a fueling station. The site is designed to handle the capacity of as many as forty-three transit vehicles of various sizes.  The administrative building includes multiple offices, along with a conference/training room, break room, and secure vault. There is also a wellness room with fitness equipment and shower facilities. A dispatch office is located right off the lobby area. Adjacent to the administrative building, and connected with a covered walk, is the maintenance repair building which features seven drive-thru bays, a storage area, mechanics’ offices, and mechanics’ work area.

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Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church - Rosenberg, Texas

Posted: August 24, 2023 | Projects

Despite its relatively modest size, this church of 650 seats in Rosenberg, Texas, has a cathedral-like presence. In addition to its stunning, soaring dome, it features white stucco walls, tile and metal red roofing, walls and windows. Its Spanish baroque decorative motifs in relief, and stone arches, create a covered loggia linking to exterior spaces. Native timber structural framing and stone flooring complete the assemblage. These elements all converge to produce an architectural composition of timelessness and cultural appropriateness. 

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