Project Description

US Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Academy, Fort Sam Houston, TX

RS&H served as the design-build Designer of Record for the Family Morale, Welfare and Recreation (FMWR) Academy, which is LEED Silver certified. The 21,000-square-foot building consists of classrooms, a student lounge, and an administrative wing.

The classroom area consists of multipurpose, divisible classrooms containing SMART Boards and ceiling mounted projectors/projection screens capable of video teleconferencing. The student lounge seats 24 students with an additional four at computer stations, and it extends to a concrete outdoor patio area with seating. The administration wing includes offices, break rooms, a secured patio entrance/exit, a building manager office with workstations for four, a large conference and resource room, a production room with an attached storage room, a communication room, a general storage room, restrooms, and mechanical and electrical rooms.

Project Details

Description Defense
New Facilities
LEED/Sustainable Design
Building Information Modeling (BIM)
Training Facilities
Location Fort Sam Houston, TX
Awards LEED Silver Certified
Client USACE Fort Worth District


Richard C. Hammett, AIA, LEED AP