Facilities

Our professional architects, planners, engineers, landscape architects and construction specialists work together as one integrated team providing a full range of services and solutions to meet your facilities challenges. As your needs become more complex, Freese and Nichols offers single-firm responsibility for multidisciplinary projects, enhancing continuity and providing consistent quality. That combination of architecture and engineering helps you accomplish your goals on time and on budget, no matter how intricate your project.

We also strive for sustainability in the facilities we deliver, working to satisfy today’s project objectives while preserving future generations’ ability to meet their own needs. We have more than 60 professionals with LEED or Envision certifications from the U.S. Green Building Council and Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure.

Architecture

Freese and Nichols recognizes the synergy of combining architecture and engineering to create facilities that incorporate both aesthetically appealing form and utilitarian function. Our team offers architectural design services as well as architectural support of engineering projects.

Our architects and engineers work together to establish optimal use of space, accommodate activities and equipment, and comply with regulatory authorities. Our multidisciplinary team also considers environmental impact, working to minimize a project’s impact on its surroundings.

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Specific Services

  • Site planning
  • Facility master planning
  • Architectural design
  • Landscape architecture
  • Design for sustainability
  • Feasibility studies
  • Building survey and analysis
  • Project cost analysis
  • Space planning
  • Interior design
  • Life safety, fire and building code analysis
  • Facility programming
  • Signage and wayfinding

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Anderson Campus Center

Central Texas College

Center of Excellence for Energy Technology

Tarrant County College, Texas

Chisholm Trail Parkway Architectural and Urban Design

City of Fort Worth, Texas

Community Administration Facility

The Women's Center of Tarrant County

UNT College of Law

University of North Texas

Engineering Lab Building Expansion

University of Texas at Arlington

Flower Mound Service Center and Operations & Maintenance Center

Town of Flower Mound, Texas

Fort Worth Water Gardens Improvements

City of Fort Worth, Texas

Las Colinas Urban Towers Conceptual Design

Parallel Capital Partners, Inc.

Planetarium and Technology Center

Central Texas College

Automated Personal Transit Station for Gables Water Street Development

Water Street O'Connor LP

Dallas County Facilities Major Capital Improvements Projects

Dallas County, Texas

Bee Cave City Hall

City of Bee Cave, Texas

Fairview Readiness Center Renovation

Texas Military Department

Westheimer Readiness Center Renovation

Texas Military Department

Structural Engineering

Freese and Nichols’ experienced structural engineers provide both general and specialized services, complementing our in-house architects and MEP engineers on a full-service facilities team. Our innovative and economical structural designs extend to a wide range of projects, including institutional and industrial facilities, vehicular and pedestrian bridges, pump stations and water/wastewater plants.

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Specific Services

  • Building design
  • Bridge design/inspection/load rating
  • Retaining and flood wall design
  • Forensic analysis
  • Foundation design
  • Structural steel design
  • Timber design
  • Reinforced concrete design
  • Building rehab/strengthening
  • Investigation of distressed structures
  • Pre-stressed/post-tensioned concrete structural systems

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Lake Brazos Labyrinth Weir

City of Waco, Texas

Moody Pedestrian Bridge at UT Austin

University of Texas at Austin

Summit Bechtel Reserve Dam and Lake Design

Boy Scouts of America

Bois d’Arc Lake Dam Spillway and Intake Structure

North Texas Municipal Water District

Camp Mabry Building 38 Structural Consulting

Texas Military Department

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Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing

Freese and Nichols offers in-house mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) services for a variety of projects and clients, providing an in-depth knowledge base and real-world experience. Our clients benefit from solutions that are economical and sustainable. We help reduce the consumption of energy and water through our expertise in energy master planning, irrigation/water management and lighting design.

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Specific Services

  • Heating, ventilation and air conditioning
  • Thermal energy generation, storage and distribution
  • Facilities automation
  • Heat recovery
  • Energy audits
  • Energy master planning
  • Commissioning
  • Medium-voltage distribution
  • High-voltage substations
  • Emergency power generation
  • Microgrids
  • Alternate and renewable energy solutions
  • Fire alarms
  • Lighting and lighting control
  • Power systems studies
  • Short-circuit and protective device coordination studies
  • Arc flash analyses
  • Load-flow studies
  • Motor-starting studies
  • Domestic, laboratory and process plumbing
  • Fire suppression
  • Fuel storage and distribution
  • Irrigation and water management
  • Irrigation audits and evaluations
  • Irrigation system master planning

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Bois d’Arc Lake Raw Water Pump Station and Intake Structure

North Texas Municipal Water District

Irving Flood Control Pump Station Electrical Improvements

Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District, Texas

James Anderson Campus Center

Central Texas College

Southeast Water Reclamation Plant Electrical Improvements

City of Lubbock, Texas

Bois d’Arc Lake Leonard High-Service Pump Station

North Texas Municipal Water District

Camp Mabry Buildings 10 and 11 Backup Generators

Texas Military Department

Camp Mabry Microgrid Layout

Camp Mabry Microgrid Design and Infrastructure Capacity Study

Texas Military Department

Central Regional Wastewater System Central Utility Loop and HVAC Renovations

Trinity River Authority, Texas

Central Regional Wastewater System Phase VI Rehabilitation

Trinity River Authority, Texas

E.V. Spence Intake Pump Station Upgrades

Colorado River Municipal Water District, Texas

Mike Streeter Pump Station Emergency Generator

Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District, Texas

North Austin Complex Telecom Fiber Routing Study

Texas Facilities Commission

Shoreview Readiness Center Vehicle Maintenance Shop

Texas Military Department

Texas National Guard HVAC Renovations

Texas Military Department

Wylie Water Treatment Plant Power System Improvements

North Texas Municipal Water District