St. Joseph Catholic School and Parish Center

Richardson, Texas

Renovation and additions for this established church programmed in two phases. The 85,000 SF first phase includes additions for a new K through 8 school, early learning center, parish lounge, Columbarium with 1,474 niches and a contemplative labryrinth, and new parking facilities, renovation of the existing multipurpose rooms, meeting rooms, and conversion of classrooms into a youth center with roof terraces. The 37,500 SF Phase II includes a parish library, expanded school administration facilities, a cafetorium, second gym, and a pedestrian plaza/motor court. This project created in collaboration with Landry and Landry Architects, won a design award from the Interfaith Forum for Religious Art and Architecture.