Calvert Residence Hall at Trinity University Receives LEED Gold Certification

Calvert Residence Hall at Trinity University has received LEED Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The building features covered bicycle storage, recycled water for landscaping, and Energy Star’s Portfolio Manager Software for energy use tracking. Rooms incorporate energy efficient lighting; low-flow toilets; low VOC paints, adhesives and carpet; and all furniture is made from recycled materials.

Walzem Family YMCA Receives LEED Silver Certification

The Walzem Family YMCA in San Antonio has received LEED Silver Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. An adaptive re-use of a former Albertson’s grocery store, the building utilizes expansive square footages for recreation spaces. Features include a bamboo gymnasium floor and large openings for glazing punched in the existing tilt wall to fill the space with natural light. Energy required to provide cool air to the large cardio/weights area is captured and used to heat the indoor pool.

Parman Library Receives LEED Gold Certification

The Parman Library at Stone Oak in San Antonio has received LEED Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The building makes use of ample overhangs, screens, rambling pathways, and stone walls. Natural light has sculpted the building, which features expanses of high-performance glazing that offer panoramic views of the surrounding landscape and tree line. Briant Harkiewicz, together with City staff, donors and officials, helps dedicate the LEED Golf plaque. 04-03-2012

Renovation Project Receives Construction Award

The Lila Cockrell Theatre Renovation in downtown San Antonio has been named one of the most significant construction projects of 2011 by the Associated General Contractors of America at the Association’s national conference. The Alliant Build America Awards recognize the nation’s most noteworthy construction projects.

Green Building Award

The City of San Antonio honored Marmon Mok with a 2011 Green Building Award, an Honorable Mention in the commercial project category for its design of the Walzem Family YMCA. The awards honor commercial builders, residential builders, remodelers, architects and designers and other organizations for advancing green building through innovative design and construction techniques, excellent educational programs and successful advocacy efforts. 6.2.2011

Tobin Center Breaks Ground

The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts had a ceremonial groundbreaking on May 10th. The new home for symphony, opera, theatre and ballet is expected to open in spring 2014. In association with LMN Architects of Seattle, Marmon Mok is designing the renovation and adaptive-reuse of the 1920s Municipal Auditorium. 5.10.2011

Parman Library Opens Its Doors

Marmon Mok is proud to have designed this 17,000 SF library with multi-purpose educational spaces, walking trails, sustainable features and with careful consideration to the location of the building so not to disrupt its natural setting. Parman Library is on track to be certified LEED Silver by the USGBC. 5.7.2011

Marmon Mok Transforming San Antonio Theatres

Four of Marmon Mok’s recent and current projects focus on public assembly and performing arts spaces as described by the San Antonio Business Journal: Lila Cockrell Theater Renovation, a professional-quality theater for Brennan High School, mid-sized Illusions Theater for the Alamodome, and the Municipal Auditorium transformation into the state-of-the-art Tobin Center for the Performing Arts in association with LMN Architects.