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th+a’s intelligent design process begins internally. We start by building a strong and balanced team, guided by highly involved leadership and driven by creativity, critical thought and collaboration.
Then we provide tools – such as the th+a Project Process – to ensure that work is consistently completed to a high standard of quality.
Finally, we hone our efficiency through constant evaluation and improvement of our standards and processes.
The benefit to our clients? A team which provides agility, consistency and quality in design.
A properly planned and designed environment is an incredibly powerful tool. When crafted to serve as an active participant in the processes which define it, a building has a remarkably measurable impact – to the point of enhancing the outcome of an inpatient stay, or improving student test scores. The key to achieving a highly fu...learn more >>
Chevron Child Development Center
WILLIAM L. CABELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ADDITION AND RENOVATION
Interior design is integral to any project’s success, no matter the size, and may be measured in both visual appeal and practicality of use. When done correctly, the interior design of a space will lend productivity, flexibility and comfort to the user both now and far into the future. th+a’s team of interior designers are ex...learn more >>
BAYLOR UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER ROBERTS HOSPITAL OPERATING ROOMS
Castle Hills YMCA
Our clients trust us to make the most of their financial, physical and human capital, and to pair their vision with rigorous research, insightful techniques and sustainable opportunities. This responsibility demands a thorough understanding of each client’s business case and target destination, and the ability to synthesize that kn...learn more >>
CRITICAL ACCESS HOSPITAL
Environmental responsibility is a cornerstone of our practice. As architects, we recognize the significant influence we have on the built environment as it relates not only to the quality of one’s experience within the space, but also to the health of the building’s occupants. We are healthcare experts in that we design healt...learn more >>
To foster community support and inspire a base of loyal donors, a capital campaign must effectively demonstrate the integrity of an opportunity. Our understanding of a project’s history, design solutions and stakeholders makes th+a a uniquely valuable development resource. Our firm’s leadership, architectural team and graphic...learn more >>
YMCA of Greenville
Jubilee Park | Dallas, TX
th+a client Our Friends Place broke ground on a new transitional living center last week. The February 7 groundbreaking was featured in Robert Miller’s Dallas Morning News column. The Dallas-based nonprofit is dedicated to assisting young women in crisis, providing a safe, supervised place to live. In this transitional living environment, residents learn new skills through educational or vocational programs, and prepare for a future of financial stability and self-reliance. Roger and Marianne Staubach and Pete and Suzan Fenner are among the major donors for the new $1.8 million facility and participated in the groundbreaking ceremony. th+a is the architect for the future Pauline’s Place, which will expand the organization’s Transitional Living Program. The two-story, contemporary design encompasses nearly...
Or……The Inherent Dangers of Institutional Retrofit.
The American psyche seems predisposed in its fascination with zombies and their ability to wreak havoc on our established way of life. Witness such great entertainment vehicles such Zombieland, Night of the Living Dead and, most recently, The Walking Dead and World War Z. Zombies can come at you from anywhere – much like the buried secrets encountered in almost any school renovation. Notwithstanding our prurient interest in re-animated and bloodthirsty human beings, a typical renovation project can be fraught with similarly ghastly pitfalls.
Remove old wall mounted heating equipment and you might discover large holes that need to be repaired and walls to be refinished. Open a janitor’s closet, and you may find no floor and a three-st...