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P O R T F O L I O : S E R V I C E S T R U C T U R E S Fire Station No. 33 5 7 6 7 1 2 4 3 7 6 6 7 8 11 9 9 10 8 The City of Dallas’ new Fire Station No. 33, designed by p r o j e c t  Dallas Brown Reynolds Watford Architects, replaces a previ- c l i e n t  City ously existing facility on the same site in an established a r c h i t e c t  Brown urban neighborhood. The four-bay station houses 15 fire- d e s i g n t e a m  Gary DeVries, AIA; Chris Sano, AIA; Beth Brant, AIA fighters, including a lieutenant, captain, and battalion c o n t r a c t o r  CME Builders & Engineers chief. The goal of the project was to provide a durable, c o n s u l t a n t s   JQ (civil/structural); URS Corporation (MEP); cost-effective, LEED Silver-certified building with an ar- Sebesta Blomberg (commissioning energy modeling); Graphic chitectural image appropriate for the community. Green Content (artist) building strategies included maximizing natural daylight p h o t o g r a p h e r  Michael Fire Station No. 33, Dallas of Dallas Reynolds Watford Architects Lyon and views while minimizing heat gain. Recycled building materials and energy-efficient mechanical systems r e s o u r c e s concrete materials : REDI-MIX; fences and gates : Cain Fence were also incorporated into the design. Since the fire Co.; concrete floor stain : Euclid Chemical Co.; masonry units : Tri-State station serves as a temporary shelter for its emergency Brick (Blackson Brick); cmu : Palestine Concrete Tile; metal materials : personnel to live and rest, careful attention was paid Weatherford Steel; steel joist: CMC Joist & Deck; building insulation : 9 to the building’s scale, materials, and site orientation. Owens Corning; roof and deck insulation : Atlas Rofing Corp.; roof / wall 7 Roof planes emerge from the back of the site, projecting panels , fascia : MBCI; membrane roofing : Certainteed; coping : Petersen upwards toward the street to create a welcoming public Aluminum; facade. The architects specified red brick for its exterior wood doors : VT Industries (DFW Door and Hardware); specialty doors : to reflect the 1950s-era traditions of the surrounding Overhead Door Fort Worth; entrances : YKK Dallas; gypsum : American neighborhood, yet included canted columns painted Gypsum; tiles : Stonepeak Ceramics; acoustical ceilings : Armstrong; bright yellow to convey an energetic, modern image. The indoor athletic flooring : project was completed in 2009 for a cost of $3.1 million. Eurotex; signage : Benchmark Signs; louvers : Industrial Louvers; visual FLOOR PLAN 1 LOBBY 2 LIVING ROOM 3 DINING ROOM 4 KITCHEN 5 PHYSICAL TRAINING 6 COMMON SLEEPING AREAS 7 SHOWERS/RESTROOMS 8 OFFICES 9 SLEEP AREAS 10 GENERATOR 11 APPARATUS BAYS N O E L L E H E I N Z E air barrier : display boards : DuPont Tyvek (Weatherization Partners); Capri Cork; paint: ICI/Glidden; wall carpet: Claridge Products & Equipment; flagpole : PoleTech Co.; food service equipment: Fabrication Plus; blinds : Bali (Barber & Associates); sprinkler systems : Jordan & Sons Fire Protection; fuel storage tanks : Con Vault (Les Fray & Co.); vehicle exhaust system : Plymovent (Air Cleaning Technologies) 74 T E X A S A R C H I T E C T 7 / 8 2 0 1 1

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