Projects

During the past 40 years in the United States and overseas, the WAI team has been involved in the design and planning of many projects. The following list, though extensive, is not complete. It is intended to show the depth of experience of the WAI team. The projects are separated into broader categories for reference.

View a complete hotel/motel project summary that details franchise property, size, cost and location.  WAI Franchise Hotels Project Summary (PDF)

WAI is the Architecture firm for one of the few the LEED Gold certified production built home in Houston. Maxie Moderne Townhomes -USGBC LEED for Homes – Gold Certified (completed Spring 2010)

Recent and Notable Projects

  • Holiday Inn Express – 4 story – Alvin Texas – 65 rooms (open May 2009)
  • Maxie Moderne Townhomes -USGBC LEED for Homes – Gold Certified production home  (completed Spring 2010)
  • Custom Home in Rodeo Palms – Pearland Texas – 8,000 sqft (completed Summer 2008)
  • La Quinta Inn and Suites – 3 story – Brookshire Texas  – 55 Rooms
  • La Quinta Inn and Suites – 3 story – Alvin Texas  – 55 Rooms
  • Lovett Condos – Lovett Place Condos offers the amenities of a large complex while maintaining its private, exclusive feel. With only 25 residences, these condos create a small, close-nit community.  The 4 story mid-rise will provide spectacular views of downtown Houston. There are 19 different floor plans averaging over 1300 sqft, allowing owners to have a home unique from their neighbors. (estimated completion summer 2007)
  • La Quinta Inn and Suites – 65 rooms – Houston Texas FM1960  (opened Feb. 2007)
  • Preferred Architect for Best Value Inn and Suites – Intercontinental Airport – Houston, TX
  • Best Western Inn and Suites – 52 room hotel – Texas City, TX
  • Comfort Suites – The flavor of an Art Deco boutique hotel in San Marcos, TX (completied Summer 2006)

Hotels & Motels

 

  • Best Western Windsor Suites – Houston, TX (FM1960 at Hwy290)
  • Best Western Inn & Suites – Dayton, TX
  • Best Western Sam Houston Suites – Houston, TX (Beltway 8 at Gessner)
  • Best Western – Pearland, TX
  • Best Western Inn & Suites – Texas City, TX (50 room interior corridor)
  • Best Western Executive Suites – Houston, TX (FM1960 and Veterans Memorial)
  • Clarion Hotel and Suites – Houston, TX
  • Comfort Inn – Port Arthur, TX
  • Comfort Inn & Suites – 164 rooms – Houston, TX (Remodel – Greenway Plaza Hwy59 at Weslayan)
  • Comfort Suites – Shenendoah, TX (I-45)
  • Comfort Inn – Webster, TX (NASA Road One)
  • Days Inn – Texas City, TX
  • Econolodge – Beaumont, TX
  • Econolodge – Irving, TX
  • Econolodge – Weatherford, TX
  • Hampton Inn – Katy, TX (I-10 West at Mason Road)
  • Hawthorne Suites – Waco, TX
  • Holiday Inn Express – Crockett, TX
  • Holiday Inn Express – 67 rooms – Alvin, TX
  • Holiday Inn Express – Houston, TX (FM1960 at Hwy290)
  • Holiday Inn Express – Brenham, TX (Hwy290)
  • Holiday Inn Express – Austin, TX (Cedar Park)
  • Holiday Inn Express – Lake Charles, LA (I-10)
  • Marina Park Inn – Kemah, TX
  • Ramada Limited – San Angelo, TX
  • Super 8 – Houston, TX (I-45 South)
  • Super 8 – Beaumont, TX
  • Super 8 – Fairfield, TX
  • Super 8 – Weatherford, TX
  • Studio Plus – Port Arthur, TX

Medical Buildings and Clinics

  • Woodrige Medical Plaza includes Doctor’s clinic, MRI facility and  CatScan – 11,000 sqft
  • Clear Lake Dental Clinic – 5,111 sqft – Clear Lake, TX
  • Medical professional building including sleep clinic – Sugarland, TX
  • Eye Clinic, Baybrook Mall – Houston, TX
  • 2920 Medical Building with Gastro Clinic, Dental clinic, Sleep clinic and  Emergency Clinic, 24,000 sqft – Houston, TX

 

Retail Centers & Restaurants

  • Ylang Ylang Jewelry Store – Interior Design – Galleria, Houston, TX
  • Alliance Center – Houston, TX (Retail center)
  • Blairs Food Market – Willis, TX – (42,000sqft supermarket with retail center)
  • Blimpie Sandwich Shops – Locations throughout southeast Texas
  • Bridal Boutique – Houston, TX (FM1960 at Jones Road)
  • Steeplechase Shopping Center (Multipurpose commercial/retail center)
  • Sakura of Japan – several locations in Malls (Japanese restaurant)
  • Taj Center – Houston, TX (22,000sqft banquet hall and retail facility)
  • Van Loc Vietnamese Restaurant – Houston, TX (Downtown at Milam Street)
  • Italian Restaurant – Brownwood, TX

Office Buildings

  • Siscorp Company Headquarters Building – Westside, Houston, TX
  • Clear Lake Dodge Auto Dealership – Clear Lake, TX
  • Mazda Dealership and Service Center – Brazosport, TX
  • Robbins Chevrolet Auto Dealership and Service Center – Humble, TX
  • Hi-Lo Auto Supply (now known as O’Reilly) – Locations throughout Texas
  • Wallis State Bank – Houston, TX (Westheimer Galleria – Interior Design)
  • Wallis State Bank – Fulshear, TX
  • Wallis State Bank – Stafford, TX

Convenience Store and Fuel Stations

  • Gateway Travel Plaza – Beaumont, TX (Truck-stop)
  • Texaco – Fisco, TX
  • Diamond Shamrock Steeplechase – Houston, TX (Jones Road)
  • Chevron – Houston, TX (Jones Road)
  • Shell – College Station, TX (University Drive)
  • Shell – Houston, TX (FM1960 at Aldine Westfield)
  • Truck-stop – Houston, TX (McCarty Road)
  • Travel Plaza – Fairfield, TX (Truck-stop)
  • Chevron at Barker Cyprress at Queenston, Houston, TX
  • Chevron – Hwy 171 lake Charles, LA
  • Texas Country store at Orange, TX
  • Truck stop w/ Church’s Chicken restaurant at Waco, TX
  • Bingo Truck Stop w/ Denny’s Restaurant at Winnie, TX
  • County Line Travel Center-Truck Stop w/ Truck Wash and Restaurant at Splendora, TX
  • Convenience store, Cedar Bayou, Baytown, TX
  • Chevron at I-10 and College, Beaumont
  • Fisco at Hwy 69, Beaumont, TX
  • Petro Plus at Hwy 90, Orange, TX
  • Exxon Convenience store and Washateria at Hwy 146, Bacliff, TX
  • Shell at FM-1960, Houston, TX
  • Exxon C-Store and Washateria at Dayton, TX
  • Exxon at Rockingham, North Carolina

Commercial Buildings

  • BASF – MCC and Polymin Operations Center building
  • CDI Seals Manufacturing Building – Humble, TX
  • City of Houston – Scott Street wastewater treatment plant Control Building
  • City of Houston – Almeda Sims wastewater treatment plant Lift Station
  • Continental Manufacturing Facility – Webster, TX (Hwy3 at Red Bluff)
  • Chicago Bridge and Iron Warehouse Facility – Houston, TX
  • Daniel Industries – Flow valve manufacturing facility – Houston, TX
  • Enterra Corporation/Tengiz Chevoil – Lube and wash facility – Tengiz Kazakhstan
  • Enterra Corporation/Tengiz Chevoil – Drilling and warehouse building – Tengiz Kazakhstan
  • Enterra Corporation – Warehouses and office building – Angola-Cabinda, Africa
  • Hughes Offshore Plant Offices – Houston, TX
  • Phillips Petroleum Control Building – Sweeny, TX
  • Ryland Homes Manufacturing Facility and Office Building – Dallas, TX
  • Supreme Plastics plastic mold injection building –  Pharr, TX
  • TABS Direct manufacturing building – Stafford, TX
  • U-Haul Truck Rental – Houston, TX (FM1960)
  • Water Bottling Facility – Manuel, TX

Religious Centers

  • Houston Mosque – Houston, TX (Hwy59 at Hillcroft)
  • Islamic Learning Center – Houston, TX
  • Zoroastrian Cultural Center – Houston, TX (Beltway-8 at 59-South)

Residential Homes and Apartments

  • Dickson Townhomes – Houston TX
  • Maxie Moderne Townhomes – Certified Gold home by USGBC LEED certification
  • Ridgewood Townhomes
  • Lovett Place Condos – Houston, TX (Lovett Blvd. completed Spring 2010)
  • Casa Bonita Apartments addition – Seabrook, TX
  • Custom Home – Dayton, TX
  • George B. Lindlar Plaza – Houston, TX (Senior Citizen Housing)
  • Jensen Townhomes – 9 Unit complex – Downtown, Houston, TX