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P O R T F O L I O :

h e a lt h c a r e

Tanna Allergy and Asthma Clinic

project client

Tanna Allergy and Asthma Clinic, Fort Worth

Tanna Real Estate, LLC



Nader Design Group


Muckleroy Falls Construction, Inc.


J.B. Davies (civil); Frank W. Neal and Associates (struc-


tural); Wells Doak, Inc. (MEP); Don Wheeler, ASLA (landscape) photographer


Charles Smith

Privacy and bright, open spaces were the main goals for the Nader Design Group when developing the Tanna Allergy and



Asthma Clinic. The waiting room and administration areas


are infused with natural light from clerestory windows that crown a central light well. The curved roof provides



additional space for second-level file storage, while establishing an airy interior. Vibrant colors throughout further


accentuate these lively open spaces. The clinic’s 5,932-sf

the Tanna Clinic maintains the continuity of its environment

layout allows doctors and staff to enter from a dedicated,

while creating a distinctive new presence.

covered parking area on the north side, while patients enter

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b e i e r m a n


under a covered porch at the southeast corner. Administrative areas are located in the central core, allowing the staff direct access to all exam rooms. Patients are able to


concrete pavement :

BB Enterprises;

unit pavers :

privately circulate to exam rooms located at the facility’s

Pavemaster; masonry units : Elgin-Butler; Acme; glue-laminated timber :

periphery. The result is a definitive separation between

Henson’s Lumber; laminates : Techline; metal roofing : Berridge; wood and

the clinic’s public and private realms, with natural light

plastic doors and frames : Timely; entrances and storefronts : Vistawall;

diffusing the boundaries. In addition to creating a well-or-

gypsum board framing accessories : Smith Drywall; tile : Business Floor-

ganized interior, the Nader Group crafted an exterior that

ing Specialists; carpet : Business Flooring Specialists; wall coverings :

complements its Fort Worth South location. By respecting

Kwik Paint; paint : Kwik Paint; letters and plaques : OMC Industries;

the scale and material palette of the surrounding buildings,

awnings :

9 / 1 0

2 0 0 6

Ground floor plan 1 waiting 2 breakroom 3 exam room 4 office 5 nurse’s station 6 administration 7 injections 8 covered parking



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