Melissa Lehua Brand-Vokey,AIA

Melissa brings a tailored approach to discovering the needs of the project, which ensures design solutions are unique and appropriate to the demands of the organization. The process has been continually refined with her 30 years of experience of municipal projects from across the country. Working with the team, Melissa establishes a program and overall design strategies that make sense for both the situation and budget constraints.
Recent Personal Experience

Longview Fire Station No. 5 Addition and Renovation*
Longview Stations 7 and 8 Master plans *
Desoto Fire Headquarters & Station No. 2 *
Baytown Public Safety Facility*
Desoto Fire Station No. 3 Renovation and Addition
Cedar Park Police Addition and Renovation*
Huntsville Fire Station No. 2 and Administration*
Huntsville Police Headquarters*
Wylie Public Safety Facility and Courts*
Longview Public Safety Training Facility*
DeSoto Police Training Facility Master Plan*
Knoxville (TN) Public Safety Renovation*
Provo (UT) Public Safety and Courts Building*
Lafayette (IN) Police Facility*
Idaho Falls (ID) Public Safety Building*
Norman (OK) Communications and EOC*
Kingsport (TN) Police and Courts*
Midlothian Public Safety and Courts Masterplan*
Richardson City Manager Suite Renovations
Richardson City Service Center Renovations
Richardson City Council Chamber Renovations
Richardson Historic Hill Robberson House Relocation Richardson Fire Station #8 Renovation Richardson Court Building Renovation

*projects performed in association with other firms

Thom Powell, AIA LEED BD+C

Thom is a highly experienced architect with several award-winning buildings designed in the Dallas area. He has served in leadership positions within the profession of architecture and his community. During his 30-year career, he has completed numerous projects for public sector clients, working through programming, master planning, strategic planning, and the design of a wide variety of building types including fire stations and public safety facilities.

Relevant Project Experience

Longview Fire Station Renovation and Addition*
Huntsville Fire Station No. 2 and Administration*
Huntsville Police Headquarters*
Baytown Public Safety Facility*
DeSoto Fire Station No. 3 Renovation*
DeSoto Fire Station No. 2 and Administration Building*
Denton Civic Center / Emily Fowler Library Additions
Perot Museum of Nature and Science*
AT&T Performing Arts Center Information Center*
Annette Strauss Artist Square*
FUMC Dallas Sanctuary Renovation
FUMC Dallas Fiedler Atrium*
Richland College Student Services Building
Richland College El Paso Hall Renovations
Richland College Alamito Hall Renovations
Richland College Crockett Hall Renovations
Richland College Neches Hall Renovations
Crow Collection of Asian Art
Dallas Farmers Market Shed 1 Renovation*
YMCA Arlington Renovation*

*projects performed in association with other firms