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DFW Airport

Terminal D Common Use Premier Clubs

Following the work performed on Terminal D, McAfee3 Architects as Assigned the Foreign Flag Carriers Airline Lounges under HKS’ contract. McAfee3 was commissioned to take 18,000 square feet of Terminal D, and turn it into five exclusive European styled clubs that would service 350 airline patrons. The work included space planning and design, interior finish-out, design of casework, and furniture selection. Each of the clubs, individually unique, serves a particular airline and contains a main lounge, a VIP Lounge, business centers, TV Lounge, restrooms, Children’s lounge, library, places to store luggage and kitchens. Also on the club floor, are private showers, conference rooms, a smoking lounge and exclusive artwork displayed throughout.


Terminal E – Automated People Mover (Skylink) Terminal Station

The terminal station renovation projects are part of DFW’s massive capital development campaign. The new automated people mover (APM) systems connects existing Terminals A, B, C, and E with International Terminal D. This elevated structure shuttles passengers to destinations anywhere in the airport in 30 minutes or less. Architectural services for the renovation included:

  • providing gateways to existing terminals at the north and south ends
  • relocating and replacing in-kind facilities and functions that the APM station displaced

Design work included concession spaces, spaces assigned to Delta Airlines, restrooms, Delta Airlines gate counters and adjacent seating layouts, DFW administrative offices, and signage.

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Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

McAfee3 plays a key role in the planning and design of several new projects at Hartsfield-Atlanta International Airport that are part of a $7 billion airport master plan, responsible for projects that include a major renovation of the existing Central Terminal Passenger Complex; a new International Terminal with thirteen new gates; the addition of a fifth new runway; and a Consolidated Car Rental Facility that will accommodate almost 9000 ready/return parking spaces. In addition, McAfee3 has led the effort to establish comprehensive airport design standards.

Maynard Holbrook Jackson International Terminal

Completed: 2012

McAfee3 was the Principal Architect and Lead Quality Assurance Consultant, under the DOA Assistant Director of Engineering, for the new $1.2 billion International Terminal at the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

  • McAfee3 acted as on-site owner’s representatives for design, construction and quality assurance.
  • We also provided Design Management/Quality Assurance oversight of the design team to ensure program compliance to achieve design excellence through design workshops.
  • McAfee3 improved constructability of the documents using document reviews and comments.
  • As part of integrate construction administration team to ensure quality of construction by mitigating design deficiencies and on-site construction issues through daily interference with various stakeholders, Consulting Architects and Engineers and Department of Aviation project managers and support staff.


Consolidated Rental Car (CONRAC) Facility

Completed 2004

Project management and pre-design services for remote rental car facility that is connected to the main terminal by a 1/6 mile elevated guideway. The facility includes 2 four story parking decks; 2.8 million square feet of parking; more than 8,700 ready, return and storage parking spaces; 1,200 additional ground storage spaces; 10 rental car agencies; 137,000 square foot customer service center; 6 two car APM trains; 1 maintenance and recovery vehicle; 1.3 acre APM train maintenance facility; 27 acre maintenance, wash and fuel facilities; and fuel pumps and wash bays.


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Samuell-Grand Tennis Ctr.

Location: Dallas, TX
End Date: June 2012

Project Size: 2500sqft. / $750,000.00
Firm’s Role: Architect of Record

The City of Dallas Parks and Recreation Department is building a new pro-shop for the Samuell-Grand Tennis Center. This facility is approximately 2500 square feet and contains restrooms, office space, storage, retail space and areas for vending and small group discussion. The orientation of the building allows for day lighting opportunities to the northeast, and southwest. The interior circulation is centralized around the front desk.


The Northeast windows look out onto the neighboring courts and the Southwest windows look toward the parking lot, teaching court and entry to the tennis center. We created a garden entry and courtyard area with the remaining area of Court 14. The center is the equivalent of two courts or 13,200 sq.ft. The building itself is 2251 sq.ft.
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DART Light Rail

Location: Dallas, TX

In December 2001, McAfee3 began surveying and is continuing to conducting field reviews of the existing DART Light Rail Stations, Transit Stations, and Bus Stations, which include the entire Red Line, Blue Line, Transit Centers, and the Trinity Railway Express. These field reviews will determine existing site conditions and produce the scope of services needed to conduct improvements, art restorations, and architectural elements as needed to each station. These studies will also point out the troubled areas and offer suggestions, as well as highlighting the more notable areas and the positive effects that they have as it pertains to DART and the community.
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