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.

Best Places to Work 2011

Marmon Mok was selected as one of the “Best Places to Work” by the San Antonio Business Journal for the fifth consecutive year. The recognition is based upon the Journal’s annual survey reflecting firm leadership, benefits, professional development, workplace and employee attitude.

Marmon Mok Named a Texas Treasure

Marmon Mok was presented a Texas Treasure Business Award by state Sen. Leticia Van de Putte on January 4th, 2011. The Texas Treasure Business Award was created by the 79th Legislature to honor businesses for exceptional historical contributions toward the economic growth and prosperity of Texas. Marmon Mok is the first architectural firm to receive this award, which is given to companies more than 50 years old. 1.4.2011

Lila Cockrell Theatre Reopens

Featured on the front page of the San Antonio Express-News on November 11th, the construction for the Lila Cockrell Theatre renovation was completed under budget and on time for the Rick Springfield concert. Marmon Mok designed the $20 million renovation for the theatre that was originally built for the 1968 HemisFair and had not had any improvements since that time. 11.11.10