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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 University of the Incarnate Word Parking Garage SECTION Designed by Marmon Mok, the 290,000-sf parking ga- project  rage on the University of the Incarnate Word campus in San Antonio San Antonio is located on a highly visible yet constrained c l i e n t  University site. The garage features 800 spaces for cars on nine a r c h i t e c t   Marmon tiers. The architects designed a skeleton-like steel Architects structure that appears lighter and more open than a d e s i g n t e a m   Dror pre-cast concrete assembly. The main exterior cladding McBreaty, AIA; Cindy De Hoyos, AIA; Alfred Brice, AIA comprises 55,000 square feet of white fiberglass grate c o n t r a c t o r  Joeris attached to wide-flange supports of fiberglass painted c o n s u l t a n t s  Danysh & Associates (structural); HMG & Associates lime-green. The industrial-grade fiberglass grate, origi- (MEP); Kimley-Horn and Associates (civil); Laffoon Associates nally designed for and installed in chemical plants, was (landscape) chosen because it offered the most aesthetic opportuni- p h o t o g r a p h e r  Dror University of the Incarnate Word Parking Garage, of the Incarnate Word Mok Architecture + McChessney/Bianco Baldinger, AIA; Mike McChessney, AIA; Cody General Contractors Baldinger, AIA ties and economical feasibility. The grate creates a lacy 2 1 grid that animates the building throughout the day with r e s o u r c e s concrete : the changing sunlight. At night, the open-grid panels (D’Hanis Clay Products); structural and misc steel: Trans-Tex Fabrica- seem to uniformly glow, emitting interior illumination. tion; electrical , electrical sleeves : Fisk; fiberglass skin : EPI; roofing and The panels appear nearly transparent when viewed head- sheet metal : Superior Roofing; doors and hardware : Wessley-Thompson; on and opaque from an oblique angle, rendering cars cable rail and guardrails : Quality Fence; signage : Sign Resource Man- parked in the garage as invisible to motorists traveling agement; along the adjacent highway. plumbing : N O E L L E access doors : Urban Concrete; T.H. Willis; brick : elevator : Cloud Ceramics Otis Elevator; HVAC/ AJ Monier; paint: Sherwin Williams H E I N Z E 2 3 4 SITE PLAN 1 PROJECT GARAGE 2 DORMS 3 INTERNATIONAL CONF. CENTER 4 PARKING GARAGE 76 T E X A S A R C H I T E C T 7 / 8 2 0 1 1

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