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Dino Hutchings Worship Center

Posted: December 18, 2019 | Projects

Built at an (adjusted) cost of $146.87 per square foot, this 31,785-square-foot worship center is a pre-engineered metal building system, arranged in two articulated masses: the larger is for the worship center and the smaller is for the children’s center.  The worship center portion includes an 876-seat worship room with fellowship space and a café.  A sound and lighting booth is included on the floor of the worship room.  A video control booth is located on a mezzanine level at the back of the space.  The children’s center features a 200 seat worship space and 12 Sunday school classrooms for grades K-6.  Four nursery rooms are also included for day care during services.

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Two Specialty Clinics for Texas Children’s Hospital

Posted: December 10, 2019 | Projects

This article compares and contrasts two specialty care clinics completed within a year and a half of each other for Texas Children’s Hospital. Texas Children’s Bellaire Specialty Care offers services in otolaryngology, orthopedics, X-ray, and audiology. Within the 11,850 square feet, there are 12 standard Exam Rooms, two Radiology Rooms, a cast room, and five specialty rooms for audiology including two sound booths, and a hearing aid fitting room. Austin Specialty Care consists of build-out of a 23,000-square-foot floor of a new office building (excluding the core), with minor work on 2,000 square-feet of an adjacent floor in preparation for future work.

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Multi-Modal Transit Facility

Posted: December 3, 2019 | Projects

The Multi-Modal Transit Facility serves as the center of operations for the Public Transit Systems, a rural bus system for Parker and Palo Pinto Counties in central Texas. Built at an (adjusted) cost of $218.93 per square foot, this 14,785-square-foot structure features administration space, call and dispatch centers, bus driver locker rooms and exercise areas, community/training room with full kitchen, bus maintenance administration, bus service bays, parts storage, a drive-thru bus washing system, and support areas.

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Heritage Oaks Assisted Living & Memory Care

Posted: November 26, 2019 | Projects

Heritage Oaks of Englewood, Florida, is a 118-unit assisted living community that includes a 32-unit memory care neighborhood, and is in close proximity to world-class healthcare, cultural venues, shopping, and fine dining. This 96,283-square-foot, one-of-a-kind community offers a luxurious lifestyle, with concierge services, chef-prepared meals, and housekeeping, without a large investment or long-term commitment. Various floor plans feature spacious one-bedroom and one-bath units as well as deluxe two-bedroom and two-bath units.

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Vale Church

Posted: November 19, 2019 | Projects

The 30,132-square-foot church is actually six pre-engineered metal buildings put together. It includes a large central gathering space, a café, a 700-seat worship space, nursery, four classrooms, a multi-purpose room, and an office suite that contains a conference room, individual offices, a work room, and an open workstation area. 

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