San Antonio, Texas
13,000 GSF

Mission Road Developmental Center offers rehabilitation programs for developmentally challenged children and adults. The new Oppenheimer Center includes classrooms along with a multipurpose room for campus wide activities. Because a large number of activities are outdoors, the courtyard within the “U” shaped building is designed to foster a secure environment for recreational activities. Natural lighting is a key component of the design. All classrooms face the courtyard and full height glazing within each classroom helps the users connect the indoors with the outdoors. Our design included adaptive reuse of a World War II chapel which was used as a gym. The design team saved the wonderful wood truss framework of the building; removed the exterior walls and created a multi-purpose pavilion. The pavilion is used for a variety of campus-wide activities and gatherings.

“It has been a wonderful experience working with the entire team at Marmon Mok. It is hard to say what we appreciate most … your professionalism … your creativity … your years of experience . . . your invaluable connections with the right people … your willingness to go above and beyond at every juncture … your calm collected style … your generosity … your friendship.”
President/CEO, Mission Road Ministries

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