Callahan & Freeman’s master planning solution for an existing 29.77 acre site encompasses seven separate facilities that relate to and support an automotive dealership located elsewhere in the vicinity. Through the years, the master plan is adapted as each new facility comes online. A creek channel combined with the client’s parking inventory requirements create complex opportunities within the property’s boundaries.
Callahan & Freeman’s master planning concept for the future Aledo City Hall includes a 9,365 SF concrete and stone building situated adjacent to an historic railroad depot. The 5.6 acre site consists of a fountain with patio and a sculptural feature at the city hall entrance. A community garden results from a state highway being re-routed through the project site. Across the highway will be a park with a pavilion, amphitheater and restrooms building surrounded by a walking trail.
Callahan & Freeman’s master planning concept for Arlington Classics Academy includes the revitalization of 4 existing buildings, converting a former church campus into a charter school campus on a 7.0 acre existing site. A multi-purpose center, classroom building, activities building, office building, and portable classroom facilities were all integrated with a proposed elementary school. The linkages, adjacencies and circulation were studied to present the most feasible master plan scheme to the school board.
Callahan & Freeman’s master planning concept for a 41.5 acre elementary and high school complex expands an existing high school to accommodate a new elementary school, all within a 157, 689 SF building. A separate bus maintenance building is located behind the expanded school. A central plaza links the baseball field with the softball field. Parking is configured to provide access to all of the athletic facilities, including two soccer fields. An existing creek is respected and not disturbed, located out in front of the school.
Callahan & Freeman’s master planning concept for a new 17 acre site includes four total buildings orbiting around a central garden, with a pavilion feature at its center. The 27,000 SF sanctuary asserts prominence to the street while a 16,000 SF multi-purpose building and a 10,500 SF education building flank the sanctuary. A 15,000 SF gymnasium anchors the rear of the master plan.
Callahan & Freeman’s master planning concept for a camp and retreat center tucked in along a bend in the Paluxy River consists of a 41.4 acre cluster of facilities situated around a small lake. The dining hall, activity center, waterpark and chapel immediately surround the lake, while a 52,000 SF family conference center sits back and overlooks the river. Small lodges are sprinkled throughout the wooded areas with volleyball courts and open play areas dispersed throughout the property.
Callahan & Freeman’s master planning concept for an industrial fabrication facility provides a turbine engine rebuild shop on an existing 17.4 acre industrial complex. A new two story, 93,946 SF building provides office space, covered storage, and receiving/shipping space, opposite an existing industrial manufacturing building. A separate guard building, motor control building, cooling tower, liquid fuel storage, and load banks are situated to avoid a high pressure gas easement corridor bisecting the project site. A crushed granite walking trail winds through the complex, providing employee fitness opportunities.
Callahan & Freeman’s master planning concept for an existing 37 acre school campus includes an entry portal and vestibule/canopy addition at the high school building, a new administration building, and a new field house which terminates a soccer field and track. A new plaza with a tower structure creates access to new softball and baseball fields.
Callahan & Freeman’s master planning concept for an existing 9.4 acre site encompasses new retail and pad sites situated adjacent to an existing cluster of municipal buildings. The City Hall (previously designed by Callahan & Freeman) and the police station border a small park with a walking trail which is engaged by the ten proposed building pads. A series of water features within the future sites is located on axis with the existing park.