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Nixon High School Redesign

The focus of the Redesign Project was to improve safety for students. This will be achieved by consolidating the entire campus on the West side of Malinche Avenue. The majority of the new campus will be connected via Air Conditioned space, thus providing a more secure environment. This is juxtaposed with the idea of having..

UTHSC SA DD hachar building

The D.D. Hachar Building was the first building constructed as part of the Laredo Campus Extension of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. It is intended to be a building for administrators and teachers that will be the anchor for the future campus in Laredo. It houses offices, a library, meeting..

Lamar Middle School

CThe existing campus at Lamar Middle School was in poor condition and did not have adequate space for the student population. The district decided the best option would be to construct a new campus building adjacent to the existing one. Security was of primary concern in the design of this campus, therefore the classroom wings..

Arturo L. Benavides Elementary School

The existing campus of AL Benavides Elementary School was located in the center of the small but historical community of San Ygnacio, TX. The local vernacular is typical of Mexican buildings of that region: massive stone walls,, and a pitched roof with wood roof framing. We decided to make a building that used the same..

Laredo Civic Center Assessment

The purpose of this feasibility study was to assess the existing Civic Center property (at the time owned by the City of Laredo) and determine whether it would fit the needs of Laredo Independent School District. The scope of work included analyzing the usability of the existing theater and whether it would function as a..

D.D. Hachar Elementary School

D.D. Hachar Elementary School’s existing campus was over 30 years old and was not meeting the demands of a growing student population. Many of the classes were taking place in portable classroom buildings. The existing campus was completely demolished because it was not in usable condition. The new school was constructed in two phases: a..

Don Jose Gallego Elementary School

Don Jose Gallego Elementary School had an existing campus which was over 40 years old at the time the design process had begun. The existing school was organized in a college campus style which had no interior hallways or gathering spaces. This was not conducive to student security and to energy efficiency. The buildings were..

K. Tarver Elementary School

Katherine Tarver Elementary School had an existing campus building that was not adequate for the growing student population. Many of the classes were taking place in portable classroom buildings. The existing school was still in usable condition, so with some renovation work, it was incorporated into the new campus building. The idea of this school..

Santa Maria Elementary School

Santa Maria Elementary School had an existing campus which was over 40 years old at the time the design process had begun. The existing school was organized in a college campus style which had no interior hallways or gathering spaces. This was not conducive to student security and to energy efficiency. The buildings were also..