Sample Architecture LLC

Sample Architecture

Sample Architecture is capable of providing complete architectural design services on small projects or architectural consulting services on large projects within a diversity of project types.

Sample Architecture is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and dedicated to providing cost-effective solutions for sustainable design.

Sample Architecture is capable of working with owners, developers, architects, engineers, or contractors by providing project management services, architectural design services or expanded services.

Sample Architecture is classified as a small emerging business by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), a historically underutilized business (HUB) by the State of Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, and a minority-owned business enterprise (MBE) by the North Central Texas Regional Certification Agency (NCTRCA).

Sample History

2001 | Stanley A. Sample, doing business as Sample Design & Consulting, was established.

2001 – 2002 | Sample Design & Consulting provided construction contract administration services for HKS, Inc. and the City of Dallas on the 2002 Dallas Convention Center Renovation & Expansion project.

2003 | Sample Design & Consulting provided architectural design and construction contract administration services for the Dallas ISD on multiple school modifications.

2003 | Sample Design & Consulting provided architectural design and construction contract administration services for HKS, Inc. and the Grand Prairie ISD on multiple school renovations.

2003 – 2005 | Sample Design & Consulting provided architectural design services for HKS, Inc. and the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) on the U.S. Census Bureau Headquarters project.

2005 – 2011 | Sample Design & Consulting went inactive.

2012 | Sample Architecture was established.

Sample Resume

Stanley A. Sample, AIA | LEED AP BD+C, founding Principal of Sample Architecture, is a registered architect with over 30 years of professional experience from the performance of significant roles as a project manager, project architect or construction contract administrator on a diversity of project types including government, public assembly, education, hospitality, sports and entertainment, multi-family residential, commercial office, corporate office, and healthcare.

Stan is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Texas Society of Architects (TSA) and the American Institute of Architects | Dallas Chapter (AIA Dallas), and is a LEED Accredited Professional with specialty in Building Design and Construction (LEED AP BD+C) under the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

Stan received his Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture from the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) where he also played on the men’s basketball team.

Schematic Design

Sample Architecture is capable of providing the following schematic design phase services:

Ascertaining requirements of the project, including owner’s program, schedule, budget, site, and proposed procurement or delivery method.

Discussing alternative approaches to design and construction of the project and preparing preliminary designs illustrating scale and relationship of project components.

Preparing schematic design documents consisting of site plan, preliminary building plans, sections and elevations, and may include study models, perspective sketches, or digital modeling. Providing preliminary selections of major building systems and construction materials noted on drawings or described in writing.

Considering environmentally responsible design alternatives and value of alternative materials, building systems and equipment, together with other considerations based on the program and aesthetics.

Design Development

Sample Architecture is capable of providing the following design development phase services:

Preparing design development documents which illustrate and describe the development of approved schematic design documents and consist of drawings and other documents including plans, sections, elevations, typical construction details, and diagrammatic layouts of building systems to fix and describe the size and character of the project as to architectural, structural, mechanical and electrical systems, and such other elements as may be appropriate.

Preparing outline specifications that identify major materials and systems and establish, in general, their quality levels.

Construction Documents

Sample Architecture is capable of providing the following construction documents phase services:

Preparing construction documents which illustrate and describe further development of approved design development documents and consist of drawings and specifications setting forth in detail quality levels of materials and systems and other requirements for the construction of work.

Incorporating design requirements of governmental authorities having jurisdiction over the project.

Assisting owner in development and preparation of bidding and procurement information, form of agreement between owner and contractor, and conditions of contract for construction.

Bidding or Negotiation

Sample Architecture is capable of providing the following bidding or negotiation phase services:

Assisting the owner in establishing a list of prospective contractors, obtaining either competitive bids or negotiated proposals, confirming responsiveness of bids or proposals, determining successful bid or proposal, and awarding and preparing contracts for construction.

Construction

Sample Architecture is capable of providing the following construction phase services:

Providing administration of the contract between the owner and the contractor as set forth in AIA Document A201 – 2007, General Conditions of the Contract for Construction, or similar contract.

Providing site evaluations of the work, review certificates for payments to the contractor, review the contractor’s submittals, prepare change orders and construction change directives, issue certificates of substantial completion, forward written warranties and related documents assembled by the contractor, and issue final certificate for payment to the contractor.

Expanded Services

Sample Architecture is capable of providing the following expanded services:

On-site project representation, construction contract administration (without design services), LEED certification, and architecture interior design.

Sample Architecture anticipates providing the following expanded services in the future:

Programming, site evaluation and planning, value analysis, historic preservation, security evaluation and planning, facility support, commissioning, regional or urban planning, and furniture, furnishings and equipment design.

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    Dallas Convention Center Expansion

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    Dallas ISD Modifications

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    Grand Prairie ISD Renovations

Hospitality

Hotel Lumen Renovation & Expansion | University Park, TX | 10,000sf hotel restaurant renovation & 38,000sf, 3-story hotel expansion with 34 guestrooms & 34-car covered parking | Project Manager with BOKA Powell, LLC

Dallas Convention Center Hotel | Dallas, TX | 1,100,000sf, 23-story convention center hotel with 1,000 guestrooms, 4-story podium & 720-car parking garage | Project Architect with BOKA Powell, LLC

Sands Cotai Central | Macau, China | 13,500,000sf integrated resort hotel & casino with (4) 42-story towers, 6,200 rooms, 8-story podium & 1,800-car parking garage | Project Architect with HKS, Inc.

The Plaza Las Vegas | Las Vegas, NV | Proposed 15,000,000sf integrated resort hotel & casino with (6) high-rise towers, 4,100 hotel rooms, 2,600 luxury condominium units, 5-story podium & 9,500-car parking garage | Project Manager with HKS, Inc.

W Hotel San Diego | San Diego, CA | 201,000sf, 20-story downtown hotel with 260 guestrooms & 100-car parking garage | Project Manager with Croft Compton Company, Inc. (Design Architect)

Disney’s All-Star Sports & Music Resorts | Lake Buena Vista, FL | 1,420,000sf, (20) 3-story sports-themed & music-themed resort buildings with 3,840 rooms & (2) 40,000sf, 1-story commercial buildings | Project Architect with HKS, Inc.

Sports & Entertainment

Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Arlington | Arlington, TX | 3,000,000sf, 80,000-seat (expandable to 100,000-fan capacity) professional sports & entertainment facility for NFL Dallas Cowboys | Project Architect with HKS, Inc.

American Airlines Center | Dallas, TX | 740,000sf, 19,200-seat professional sports & entertainment facility for NBA Dallas Mavericks & NHL Dallas Stars | Project Manager with AAE, Inc. (now GSR-Andrade Architects) & Consulting Architect to HKS, Inc.

Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex | Kissimmee, FL | 220-acre athletic complex with 175,000sf, 9,500-seat baseball stadium, 155,000sf, 5,000-seat multi-purpose arena, multi-purpose fields, baseball fields, softball fields, 8,500-seat tennis center & 500-seat track & field complex | Project Architect with HKS, Inc.

Multi-Family Residential

Chicago Spire | Chicago, IL | Proposed 3,400,000sf, 150-story residential tower designed by Santiago Calatrava with 1,200 ultra-luxury condominium units & 1,500-car parking garage | Project Manager with HKS, Inc.

101 Colorado | Austin, TX | 300,000sf, 24-story residential tower with 209 luxury apartment units & 600-car parking garage | Project Architect with HKS, Inc.

The Towers on Park Lane | San Antonio, TX | 586,000sf, 23-story retirement residential tower with 360 condominium units, adjacent 52,000sf, 3-story health center & 490-car parking garage | Project Architect with HKS, Inc.

Commercial Office

Willow Bend Park | Plano, TX | 91,000sf, 3-story office building with 300-car parking garage | Project Manager with AAE, Inc. (now GSR-Andrade Architects)

301 Carlson Parkway | Minnetonka, MN | 225,000sf, 5-story office buildings with 290-car parking garage | Project Manager with Croft Compton Company, Inc.

One Telecom | Richardson, TX | 235,000sf, 9-story office building with 500-car parking garage | Project Manager with Croft Compton Company, Inc.

6565 MacArthur at Sierra | Irving, TX | 267,000sf, 10-story office building with 530-car parking garage | Project Manager with Croft Compton Company, Inc.

 

Corporate Office

GTE Telephone Operations World Headquarters | Irving, TX | 1,200,000sf, 3-story office building with 3,400-car parking garage | Project Architect with HKS, Inc.

Healthcare

Children’s Hospital Central California | Madera, CA | 620,000sf, 3-story, 214-bed replacement children’s hospital | Project Architect with HKS, Inc.

Government

U.S. Census Bureau Headquarters Parking Garage | Suitland, MD | 1,000,000 sf, 6-level, 3,100-car parking garage | Project Manager & Project Architect with Sample Design & Consulting

Assembly

Dallas Convention Center Expansion & Renovation 2002 | Dallas, TX | 21,000 sf front entry lobby, 99,000 sf pre-function lobbies, 203,000 sf column-free exhibit hall with 40′ clear height and twin roof trusses | Construction Administrator with Sample Design & Consulting

Education

Dallas Independent School District (DISD) Modifications | Dallas, TX | Corrective modifications to multiple schools for accessibility compliance | Project Manager, Project Architect & Construction Administrator with Sample Design & Consulting

Grand Prairie Independent School District (GPISD) Renovations | Grand Prairie, TX | Renovations of multiple schools including door replacements & multi-purpose classroom conversions | Project Architect & Construction Administrator with Sample Design & Consulting

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