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Academic

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Project Highlights Provide a new and inviting single point of service for visitors to Texas A&M University Multi-media mini-theatre with 16 screen computer generated program and music Three computer stations for user interactive application providing information to students and visitors about the university, the community and the region Information Desk, Commons Area and Storage. 3,500 SF - $1.3 Million

Project Responsibilities Architect of Record Project Highlights The original master plan for the West Campus called for this area to be a common between the Medical School and Medical School Library. Ultimately, the Medical School would hold Commencement Activities in the Courtyard. The sculpture, "Rapport", was designed by Dr. Joe Smith of Caldwell, Texas.

Project Responsibilities Project Director and Project Manager Project Highlights Demolition of the existing Pre-World War II Facility New Facility for K through 8 8 Classrooms, Library,Music Room, Cafeteria, Commercial Kitchen, Administration Offices 16,000 SF - $2.4 Million

Animal Care

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History This project began with an abandoned concrete block horse barn and stable that had not been used in several years. The building was controlled by the Veterinary Medical Research Park on the campus of Texas A&M University. The park needed a facility to conduct hoof disease research due the demolition of the existing facility for the construction of a new large animal clinic. Half the 6" block barn was demolished to provide for the two large laboratory spaces used to treat the horses. These are the high 18 ft. tall walls at the back of the facility. These are new reinforced 8" concrete block walls supporting a 2 ton rail crane used to removed fallen horses. The balance of the facility contains a new handicap restroom, three offices and a feed storage room. The stalls in the foreground were moved from an adjacent location and attached to corral the sick horses. The roof structure of the tall walls are of stressed skin foam core panels, 12" thick. Project Responsibilities Project Manager Project Team 5 Staff in addition to VetMed Staff, MEP Consultant, Physical Plant Central Shop Forces, General Contractor and User Coordinator Project Highlights Incorporate and existing abandoned horse barn with existing relocated corral fencing into Lab facilities Renovate the two facilities and provide additional construction Two Labs with 18' High Ceilings, One Room to have Stock and Ceiling Mounted Winch; New MEP Infrastructure Cleaning Room, Office, Restroom with Shower, Feed Storage Covered Loading Entry and Site Work 3,100 SF - $230,000

History A 73-year-old veterinary medical practice with a present focus on not only providing the best care possible for companion animals in our area, but also adding the capacity for Critical & Emergency Care that is second to none. The state-of-the-art facility in opened in late 2003, and 24-hour emergency care has been in place since mid-2004. Ann Arbor Animal Hospital’s mission is to provide compassionate, comprehensive, high quality, veterinary care with emphasis on exceptional client services and patient care in a warm, friendly environment for our staff, clients and patients. This new facility has ample parking, a drive-thru pharmacy and on-site grooming facilities. Project Responsibilities Project Manager / Project Architect Project Highlights 8 Exam Rooms, Special Procedures Room, Isolation and Recovery Wards, 2 Surgical Suites Treatment Area, Doctor Offices, Boarding Kennel, Exotic Animal Ward Lobby, Below Grade Parking Garage, Bulk Food Storage and Retail Sales 25,200 SF - $3.5 Million

History The first facility opened on Labor Day in 1978 providing after hours and weekend emergency veterinary care to the clients of the founding member doctors of the Chicago area. Over time the name was changed to Chicago Veterinary Emergency Services. After many years of working in a cramped 25 ft wide building and growing in emergency numbers every year, it was time to build a new facility. The building immediately to the north was bought and it and the original facility were torn down. Emergency services were provided in a trailer while the new facility was being built. CVES also offers specialty care in surgery, internal medicine, dermatology, dentistry, ophthalmology, imaging, neurology, cardiology and oncology, as well as 24/7 emergency care. Project Responsibilities Project Manager/Project Architect Project Highlights Five Exam Rooms, Treatment Area, Dual Surgical Suite, Holding Kennel Lobby and Business Administration, Conference Room, Offices, Employee Lounge 7,400 SF - $1.3 Million

History New facility for an existing growing practice using traditional and holistic veterinary medicine to treat a variety of animals. Project Responsibilities Project Manager/Project Architect Project Highlights 8 Exam Rooms, Treatment Area, Surgical Suite, Boarding Kennel, Product Storage Retail Sales, Offices, Lobby, Employee Lounge, Staff Area 9,400 SF - $1.5 Million

Commercial

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History In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the Louisiana Army National Guard (LANG) was encumbered with a large clean-up of statewide facilities. LANG also realized many facilities could not be repaired and new facilities had to be planned and constructed. The initial document was prepared to assist the Louisiana Army National Guard in developing a statewide standard for the specification, acquisition and installation of F, F, &E (Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment) for every rank at every installation. Project Responsibilities: Project Director and all Project Requirements Project Highlights: The final product is a living document with vignettes of every space and a specification for every type of furnishing.

Project Responsibilities Project Manager / Senior Architect Project Highlights Prototype facility for a new concept in the development of healthy communities and selling homes utilizing electronic technology to link all the St. Joe communities together 9,800 SF - Cost not disclosed

Tom Hines

Architect

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“The art of dancing stands at the source of all arts that express themselves first in the human person.  The art of building, or architecture, is the beginning of all the arts that lie outside the person; and in the end they all unite.” - Havelock Ellis
 
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