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sol agua terra fosters the psychology of architecture in the design of spaces by actively listening to the needs of people who will use them.  How will the space be used?  What equipment & furniture will it contain?  How do the different spaces flow together?  Where will the trash go?

Let us design your next workspace so that going to work won't seem so much like...well, work.

 

 

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Multi-phase improvements and additions to 25 year old pre-engineered metal building, resulting in a contemporary office / showroom / manufacturing facility for a gambling-technology producer.  Initial site & space planning resulted in addition of state-of-the-art conference, entertainment & display areas, as well as administrative offices, employee services and production areas.  

Core, shell, public- & tenant-space design for a 10,000 s.f. Class-A, multi-tenant office building with concrete tilt-up structural system.

Interior & exterior design & detailing and interior space planning for a 50,000 s.f. manufacturing and office facility.  Construction systems included concrete tilt-up over a pre-engineered metal frame.

Modernization of existing 3,500 s.f. restaurant to reflect elements of franchise prototype.  Project included replacement of HVAC systems and kitchen equipment, as well as new dining layout, finishes, lighting, and accessible restrooms.  Site improvements included reconfiguration of entries to provide accessibility, new signage package, and outdoor dining patio.

Interior remodel and accessibility upgrades of 2,500 s.f. medical suite to health clinic, administrative offices & pharmacy for public health entity.  Additional project for same client included interior renovation, accessibility upgrades, site & landscape planning for a relocated 3,500 s.f., 2-story residential building to administrative and counseling offices.

Feasibility Study for modernization of existing K-2 school facility.  Program areas accommodate nearly 600 students (740 core) within approximately 85,000 s.f. of renovated and newly constructed spaces.

Interior multi-tenant fit-out for 39,000 s.f. of Class A office space.  Each tenant space displays a unique identity while maintaining the cohesive design elements of the entire building.

Site feasibility assistance for a new 44,000 s.f. K-8 campus for charter school.  Project proceeded to construction as a renovation of a 33,000 s.f. existing historic church and school facility to meet school district needs, accessibility regulations and life safety requirements.

Feasibility study for a 35,000 s.f. addition to existing 1960's school building to accommodate a student enrollment of 515 (640 core).  Program included School Based Health Center, expansion of Administration, Instructional and Special Education spaces, as well as master planning to meet requirements of Class-size Reduction Initiative. 

Master Planning of 20-acre site in a multi-phase project to include Sanctuary, Sunday School Classrooms, Administrative Offices, and Sports Fields; 36,270 s.f. building envelope with $1.3 M budget.   Project continued from interior space planning and building systems research through bid documents, including landscape and lighting design.

 
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