Looking Forward

Category: Architecture

Christians fled Rome in 64 A.D. to avoid possible death for their faith in Jesus. They consequently shared their eye-witness accounts with the rest of the…

PSC Principal Monte Hunter, AIA, has helped many clients understand total cost of ownership (TCO), or asset management, more clearly for at least a dozen years….

This #TimeLapseTuesday shows continuing construction at the site of the new academic building at EPISD’s Coronado High School from February 13 to April 21. To start,…

No longer is the goal of education to dispense facts for students to chew on quietly. Our philosophy has evolved into one of inquisition over consumption,…

This #TimeLapseTuesday shows 3 1/2 months of continuing construction at the site of the academic building at El Paso ISD’s Coronado High School. The foreground depicts…

Gateway Southlake Rendering

Thirty thousand people – more than enough to fill a basketball arena – gather each week at Gateway Church’s many locations. From Gateway’s inaugural service in…

PSC holds a unique position in regard to 21st Century educational design. To date, PSC has been a leader in implementing design concepts for a “future-ready”…

Time-Warp Tuesday: Buddy Holly Hall from Parkhill, Smith & Cooper on Vimeo. The Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences continues to make progress with…

Finding Home in Boomtown: Documenting the Story of The Field’s Edge from Parkhill, Smith & Cooper on Vimeo. “Finding Home in Boomtown Premiere Tonight 7 pm”…

Amarillo College hosted a grand opening for a new student commons lab, named "The Underground," on November 5. The design transformed the basement of Ware Student...

  The Monahans-Wickett-Pyote independent School District Board of Trustees unanimously approved a $140 million bond that was included on the May 4, 2019 election ballot –…

In celebration of the ribbon-cutting of the new Van Horn School, the community gathered at the pre-K through 12th-grade school for a lunch, open house, ribbon-cutting…

El Paso Independent School District celebrated the groundbreaking of its new additions to Coronado High School on Aug. 2, officially beginning construction on the new project…

Padded Rooms & Punching Baggs According to the National Institute of Mental Health, nearly one in five U.S. adults lives with a mental illness. Those figures increase for adolescents between the...

Les Burke, AIA, is a senior associate and studio leader in PSC’s K-12 Sector. He holds a bachelor of architecture degree from Texas Tech University and…

PSC was selected by the City of El Paso to design new aquatic facilities for City Districts 2, 4 and 7 in El Paso. These water…

Alpine High School Charette from Parkhill, Smith & Cooper on Vimeo. A bond election was approved by Alpine ISD and the community of Alpine in November…

Fifteen years before PSC and the Tittle Luther Partnership (TLP) merged under the PSC umbrella, TLP completed the Teague Special Events Center on Abilene Christian University’s…

Juan Martinez, superintendent of Clint Independent School District, said the renovation of Horizon High School was a dream come true. The school board approved additional funding…

Parkhill, Smith & Cooper recently completed several pieces of a bond package for Jal Public Schools in Jal, New Mexico. One of these parts included renovations to…

Each year, Lubbock-Cooper students spin the wheel to find out what “house” they will be in and celebrate the initiation with a trip down the slide…

“Personally, when I was in the 5th grade I was introduced to architecture by a teacher, Ms. Arvizu. She gave me that glimpse of architecture, and…

Midland Lee High School – Final from Parkhill, Smith & Cooper on Vimeo. The chatter of Midland Lee High School students, teachers and architects Shane Danley…

First impressions are made in fewer than ten minutes. For new visitors to any church, a poor first impression can be made simply by not being…

Crews with Deem Structural Services, steel erector for Lee Lewis Construction Inc., raised a 45-ton truss into place at the roof of The Buddy Holly Hall…

New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, New Mexico, is adding a new residence hall to the campus. The project was initiated by the First Year Residential…

“Visualization is art – sort of. It lies at the intersection of art and technology.” Jeff Olgin, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, and Enrique Ramirez, architectural intern,...

Lacy Mangum, CHID, LVN, and Monte Hunter, AIA, presented “What Clients Want” at PSC University 2018. Their presentation discussed perceptions of client priorities, making educated decisions about…

Building community and giving back to the communities it serves has become a cornerstone and philosophy synonymous with Parkhill, Smith & Cooper. And the CANtribute Project...

A little over a year of planning culminated in a celebration at a groundbreaking for the El Paso Community College (EPCC) Rio Grande Academic Facility and…

The following is a time lapse of the last two sections from a custom air handling unit being placed in the mechanical penthouse of UMC’s East…

Fire Station 7 was designed to improve a few things for the City of Abilene. As a three-bay station, it now has the ability to house…

On May 11, 1935, the late archbishop of San Antonio, Robert Lucey, initiated the second Catholic church in Lubbock. Lucey presided the dedication of the St….

Lubbock-Cooper High School Gymnasium Time Lapse from Parkhill, Smith & Cooper on Vimeo. Lubbock-Cooper High School’s gymnasium addition is part of the LCISD 2014 bond. This…

Brian Griggs is a Principal based in PSC’s Amarillo Office in the Higher Education Sector. He is currently in Spain, researching his book on the architectural heritage...
Brian Griggs is a Principal based in PSC’s Amarillo Office in the Higher Education Sector. He is currently in Spain, researching his book on the architectural heritage...

Parkhill, Smith & Cooper and the West Texas Food Bank once again collaborated with the West Texas chapter of the American Institute of Architects to host CANtribute…

Corey Branch, AIA, studio leader in PSC’s healthcare sector, and Lacy Mangum, CHID, an interior designer in the healthcare sector, were instructors for the PSCU course titled What is LEAN and Six Sigma and How Can They Help Me as a Designer?

This PSCU course presented by Dan Searight went into the design process as well as charrette techniques for architects at Parkhill, Smith & Cooper. "The class was...
O'Donnell High School

For more than 100 years, the town of O’Donnell has centered around two things – the community and its school. So it’s no surprise that when…

“History is not about names and dates, and places and things. It’s about human beings. History is about drama. It’s about love and hate and tragedy…

A turquoise blue corridor supported by cast aluminum spider bolts sweeps through the center of the Avero Diagnostics building in Lubbock, Texas. Quality, integrity and innovation…

Two Parkhill, Smith & Cooper employees - Brian Griggs, AIA and Kyle Bodine - were selected to be featured as winners in the Architectural Record annual...

Nicco Genzer is an architect in PSC’s K-12 Education sector, specializing in large multiphase renovation and addition projects. His experience includes additions and renovations to Permian…