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Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza project client

Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza, Houston

Mischer Healthcare Services



design team

Jim Dietzmann, AIA; Tomas Barrera, AIA; Bob Inaba,

AIA; Scott Wilkinson, AIA contractor

D.E. Harvey Builders


Haynes Whaley (structural); Walter P Moore (civil);

r e s o u r c e s concrete materials :

TXI; precast architectural concrete :

Coreslab Structures of Texas; unit masonry wall assemblies : Oldcastle Eagle Cordell Concrete Products;

architectural metal work :



Products; railings and handrails : Vision Products; waterproofing and dampproofing :

Viracon; ceilings :

American Hydrotech; unit skylights : Plasteco;

glazed curtainwall :

Arrowall Company;

tile :



glass : 1



Wylie Consulting Engineers (MEP) photographer


Chicago Metallic; fluid applied flooring : Sonneborn

Aker/Zvonkovic Photography 4

The new 31-story addition to the Texas Medical Center

night becomes a beacon of changing colors. The center

(TMC) offers 500,000-sf of retail, ambulatory surgery,

includes the Roger Clemens Institute for Sports Medicine,

and professional office space to an area that previously

the Memorial Hermann Breast Center, and the Memorial

lacked adequate lease space for physicians. In addition

Hermann Imaging Center. Kirksey effectively integrated the

to solving that problem, Houston-based Kirksey has cre-

new building into the Texas Medical Center through the use

ated a focal point for the TMC skyline. Located at the

of skybridges that connect the new tower to surrounding

intersections of Fannin, Main, and McGregor, the build-

buildings, including the Hermann Professional Building

ing’s design fits an 11-story parking garage, 15 floors of

to its west and the UT Professional Building to its south.

doctor’s suites, and 2 floors of a 100,000-sf Ambulatory Surgery Care Center into a tightly packed area. Kirksey’s unique design incorporates an illuminated crown that at

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M e g a n Br a l e y




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ground Floor plan 1 Lobby 2 Retail 3 Drive Thru

4 Mechanical Room 5 Dock Area 6 Parking Garage Ramps 7 Metro Light Rail

t e x a s

a r c h i t e c t


Texas Architect Sept/Oct 2007: Design Awards