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Tanna Allergy and Asthma Clinic

project client

Tanna Allergy and Asthma Clinic, Fort Worth

Tanna Real Estate, LLC

architect

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Nader Design Group

contractor

Muckleroy Falls Construction, Inc.

consultants

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

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

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Charles Smith

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

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Asthma Clinic. The waiting room and administration areas

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

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

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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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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

resources

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 :

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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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Texas Architect Sept/Oct 2006: Design Awards