Renovation of Historical Buildings 145, 146, 147, 149

Fort Sam Houston, TX

SLA served as the Architect for this Design/Build project for the General Contractor, Guyco, Inc. This $16.7M project consisted of renovation of four buildings that were constructed between 1905 and 1908, as part of part of the Calvary and Light Artillery Post of Fort Sam Houston. The renovation converted them into modern, administrative facilities for the 106th Signal Brigade and extend their useful life another 25 years. The general scope of the project required restoration of both interior and exterior historic elements; complete replacement of all exterior doors and windows; complete interior demolition; removal of all mechanical, electrical, plumbing, communications, and fire protection systems; hazardous material abatement; roof system replacement; structural building hardening to address Antiterrorism / Force Protection concerns; construction of new stand-alone elevator shafts to address handicap accessibility; replacement of first and second story porches; and the construction of new interior spaces and equipment to meet the needs of the Users.  The construction on this project was completed in September of 2012 and it received LEED Silver certification.