TAM International

Overview

  • Global Manufacturing Headquarters for TAM International.
  • Building envelope design consists of tilt-wall construction incorporated with curtail walls and architectural panels.
  • Class A interior finish out for office building.
  • Approximately 109,000 sq ft of air conditioned manufacturing space utilizing chill water with air rotation units.

Need/Problem

  • LEED Silver accreditation for a manufacturing facility.

KDW Solution

  • Incorporated energy recovery unit lessening the power demand on the manufacturing area conditioned space.
  • Bio-swell storm water design feature which naturally removes sediment from storm water run off.
  • Paving and roof structure are designed to reduce the "Heat Island Affect".
  • Utilize regional materials for building design and construction.

 

Facility Type

Industrial Manufacturing Facility

Location

Houston, TX

Size

126,000 sq ft Manufacturing Facility
17,000 sq ft Office Space

Site

26 acres

 

 

 

 

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TAM International

Facility Type

Industrial Manufacturing Facility

Location

Houston, TX

Size

126,000 sq ft Manufacturing Facility
17,000 sq ft Office Space

Site

26 acres

 

Overview

  • KDW constructed a “Class A” 6-story office building with an 8-story concrete parking garage.
  • The off ice building includes a rainwater collection tank located beneath ground-level of the parking garage.
  • LEED Certified project.
  • Developed for future expansion.

Need/Problem

  • The owners and developers needed to have this building up quickly with high-end, eco-friendly finishes. In addition, the building also needed to be LEED certified. The owners were concerned about drainage and water runoff due to the location and lack of space for a detention pond.

KDW Solution

  • The office building was designed/built to the owner’s requests, and consisted of a 14-month design and construction duration.
  • The building included high-end energy efficient fixtures (including volcanic tile and low-e windows), exterior stucco, stone veneer, and aluminum metal panels.
  • KDW designed/built the detention under the parking garage. The building has a large water conservation tank for irrigation.
  • The building was conditioned with two (2) 234-ton chillers located on the roof, VAV boxes, decorative fixtures, cedar canopy soffits, exterior aluminum canopy, swimming pool wall tile in building entry, subway wall tile stainless steel toilet partitions, 25,000 sq ft polyiso roof, exterior stone veneer that flows into the interior, glass handrails on the second floor, and four (4) elevators.