Lubbock’s newest ambulatory surgery center proudly celebrated its grand opening this fall. Headed by Dr. Bolkar Sahinler, MD, Lubbock Surgery Center is the city’s newest ambulatory surgery center which focuses on pain management. The contemporary 6,800 square foot facility provides two large operating rooms, four procedure rooms, five pre-op rooms and five post-op rooms, carefully designed to incorporate cutting-edge technology as well as provide patients with modern yet comforting amenities. Natural elements and curved forms guide circulation while also creating a tranquil environment for visitors.
Members and alumni celebrated the grand opening of the new Country French style sorority lodge in late September. Participants circulated throughout the 10,800 square foot lodge that exhibits a grand entrance with formal staircase, expansive living area, full kitchen, chapter meeting room, multiple academic study rooms, large study hall, and library. Befitting the admirable, over 140 year history of KKΓ, the design creates a dignified presence within Greek Circle that the next generations of Kappa Sisters will call “home.”
Neighborhood residents, city officials, city Parks and Recreation staff, and community outreach organizations gathered together in early August 2017 to celebrate the grand re-opening of the Mae Simmons Community Center. The 12,400 square foot facility features custom clerestory artwork with an innovative lighting feature, newly renovated lobby, activities room, library, computer room, exercise room, kitchen and restrooms.
Mae Simmons was an extraordinary individual who positively impacted countless children’s lives. Through the growth and renewal of the Community Center, Mrs. Simmons’ heart-felt work and mission to help every child succeed continue to benefit the Lubbock society.
The new J.T. & Margaret Talkington YWCA Sun ‘n Fun aquatic center opened Memorial Day weekend. The new facility provides surrounding neighborhoods a cool spot to enjoy during our hot West Texas summers and throughout the year. The family-oriented recreational facility offers the community over 25,000 square feet of fun and includes a full sized basketball court with locker rooms, a racquetball court, an exercise gym, four classrooms, a multipurpose room equipped with full commercial kitchen, and a 35 foot tall climbing wall. The diverse facilities extend outside with an interactive splash park featuring three water slides, a splash pad for the little ones, a covered patio, and a concession stand. Snow cone, anyone?
A groundbreaking ceremony was held in August, 2016, to mark the beginning of construction for one of Lubbock’s largest entertainment venues, Adventure Park. Located at Marsha Sharp Freeway and Quaker Avenue, Adventure Park will provide over 14,000 square feet of fun, including a game room with bumper cars, indoor/outdoor dining areas, party rooms, go-karts, two miniature golf courses, bumper boats, gravity tower play structure, and a ropes course with a zipline. Adventure Park is scheduled to open in late 2017.
Texas Tech University’s old Mass Communication building has been repurposed for use by the Materials Engineering Research Department and opened for Tech students December, 2016. Originally built in the 1970’s for classrooms, recording studios, and office for Mass Communications, the three-story building has been structurally modified and renovated to meet heavier live load capacities for laboratory use, new technology, and equipment. A new
cast stone façade was designed on the east face of the building to create a new grand entrance to the facility directly on the Engineering key, facing Memorial Circle.
Condray Design Group believes in offering mentoring opportunities for students interested in Architecture and Interior Design. This year, CDG attracted several students ranging in age from middle school to college age. The planned events were a big success with the help of local vendors and product representatives.
Condray Design Group believes in the importance of education and is always excited to help the community by volunteering and providing presentations to K-12 students during Career Day. This year, CDG staff members, Stacey Mincey and Rosa Salazar, had the opportunity to interact with elementary students at the Willow Bend and North Ridge campuses to show what we do as Architects and Interior Designers.
Staff and Board Members of the Lubbock Children’s Health Clinic gathered to break ground at the site of a new clinic in East Lubbock. The project will also include an expansion and renovation of the clinic at North University Avenue. Spaces will include several exam rooms, procedure rooms, nutrition classrooms and a new eye clinic in the North location. Upon completion, the North Clinic will have a total of 5,375 square feet (new + existing) and the East Clinic will have 6,572 square feet to serve the Lubbock community.
The UMC Physicians Network Services I-27 Medical Center was completed and opened for business in December 2013. At 9,006 square feet, it includes x-ray facilities, physical therapy, work simulation spaces, audiometry evaluation, as well as procedure and exam rooms. It provides services for occupational medicine, physical therapy, rehabilitation and urgent care services. The facility held it’s official grand opening on January 14, 2014.
Officials gathered to break ground at the site of the new Emergency Center and Respiratory Therapy Addition at Coon Memorial Hospital in Dalhart, TX on the afternoon of January 10, 2014. The new areas will total 7,885 square feet of space and will include Trauma, Procedure and Exam rooms that will be serviced by a large control station and ambulance bay.
University Medical Center staff and guests gathered for a grand opening reception at the J.T. and Margaret Talkington Supportive Care Unit in the 3rd floor of the West Tower on September 27, 2013. The renovations include updated patient rooms and nurse stations, an inviting family area and spa-like tub room.
Spaces included in this clinic will be x-ray facilities, physical therapy and work simulation spaces, audiometry evaluation, as well as procedure and exam rooms. Upon completion the I-27 Medical Center will be 9,006 square feet and will provide services for occupational medicine, physical therapy, rehabilitation and urgent care services.
At just over 1,500 sq. ft., this new outpatient facility hosts three exam rooms, lab and testing equipment, an office, nurse station, reception, and waiting area. The clinic is located directly in front of the children’s play area inside of the mall and incorporates playful floor patterns and bright, colorful lighting. The facility held its official Grand Opening in February 2013 with the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce hosting the ceremonies. The clinic has received an impressive number of patients since opening its doors for business.