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p o r t f o l i o : G r e e n D e s i g n Fire Station No. 7 project client Denton Fire Station No. 7, Denton City of Denton architect Kirkpatrick Architecture Studio r e s o u r c e s unit pavers : Pavestone; porous paving : Invisible Structures; concrete materials : limestone : Bomanite; masonry units : Acme Brick Featherlite; Superior Stone; cast stone : Advanced Cast Stone; metal design team James R. Kirkpatrick, AIA; David M. Robinson decking : contractor Hisaw and Associates retarders :Tyvek; roof and wall panels : Centria; metal roofing : Berridge; consultants Romine, Romine & Burgess (MEP); Isbell Engineering Vulcraft; architectural woodwork : Hogan Hardwoods; vapor fascia and soffit panels : Berridge; metal doors and frames : Ceco; wood (structural); Kimley-Horn and Associates (civil); Christopher Rus- doors : Algoma Hardwoods; entrances and storefronts : Vistawall; wood sell (landscape); Innovative Water Solutions (rainwater harvesting windows : consultants); Abercrombie Creative (fire station consultant); SCN surfacing ( indoor ): Pella; 5 4 unit skylights : Solatube; glass : Guardian; 3 athletic Mondo 2 Architects (consulting architects); Sebesta Blomberg (commissioning agent) photographer Thomas Judd As the first LEED Gold Certified building in Denton, and ing technologies such as: 12 geothermal heat pumps, the first LEED Certified fire station in the state of Texas, high-efficiency lighting, operable windows in the bunk Fire Station No. 7 represents a move towards an environ- rooms, and four 5,400-gallon cisterns that collect runoff mentally responsible future. Denton-based Kirkpatrick from the roof. The harvested rainwater is used to irrigate Architecture Studio has designed a sustainable facility the landscape grounds. Large windows allow for an exte- that uses 35-percent less energy than the average build- rior view from 90 percent of the building. The station is ing. The 15,000-square-foot facility includes a police designed to adapt to the city’s rapid growth and provides substation, community room, office space, and housing the framework for a future training facility. for 12 people. Kirkpatrick’s design employs green build- 1 1 / 1 2 2 0 0 7 MEGAN BRALEY 1 ground Floor plan 1 bays 2 Workout room 3 Sleeping quarters 4 Kitchen/Dining 5 Community Room t e x a s a r c h i t e c t 49

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