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Noelle Hotel

Nashville, Tennessee The owners of this historic hotel, near Printer’s Alley, wanted to bring it back to its original art deco glory. After being used for many years as office space, it was a challenge to convert the historic structure to a boutique hotel with the spacious rooms and amenities expected by today’s travelers. The […]

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480 James Robertson Parkway

Nashville, Tennessee As this accounting firm began to outgrow its long-time office space in a downtown high rise, the owner began to look for a property that could become their new home. Studio Eight Design got involved at the very beginning of the process, reviewing properties and providing test-fits to help the owner make an […]

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621 Mainstream Drive

Nashville, Tennessee  2016 This 38,000 SF corporate office interior project is situated adjacent to the Cumberland River and offers abundant natural light into the office space. The building is proportionally long and narrow flanked on either end by communal spaces – conference rooms, a breakroom, a fitness center, and a social hub. The central space […]

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231 Public Square

Franklin, Tennessee Commonly known as  “The First Tennessee Bank Building on the Square”, the new Owners plan a major renovation and adaptive re-use of the original 1972 building. A 20’ addition will be constructed into the historic square so that the new façade aligns with the face of the buildings in the North quadrant, thereby […]

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Kinnard, Clayton, and Beveridge

Nashville, Tennessee The Woodlawn Mansion, located at 127 Woodmont Boulevard, is one of Nashville’s historic treasures and the home to the law offices of Kinnard, Clayton, and Beveridge.  The client came to Studio Eight Design in 2013 with a need to add on to the historic structure for his growing firm. The main challenge with […]

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Metro Water Route Services Building

Nashville, Tennessee Located on County Hospital Road, two new structures for Route Services and Stormwater Management provide updated facilities and more functional shop and storage space for the daily operations for the two Metro departments.  The project required close coordination and communication with Metro Water and the design-build team led by Olympian to carefully create […]

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Dunbar Cave State Park Visitor Center

Exhibit Upgrades to Dunbar Cave Visitor Center Clarksville, Tennessee Studio Eight Design began working with Tennessee State Parks in 2011 on design upgrades for exhibition spaces in the Visitor Center at Dunbar Cave State Park. Studio Eight worked closely with representatives to develop a program for the exhibits, and was also responsible for upgrading the […]

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Radnor Lake State Park Visitor Center

Exhibit Upgrades to Radnor Lake Visitor Center Nashville, Tennessee Studio Eight Design began working with Tennessee State Parks in 2011 on design upgrades for exhibition spaces in the Visitor Center at Radnor Lake State Park. Studio Eight worked closely with representatives to develop a program for the exhibits and was responsible for upgrading the building […]

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Pack Rat Mini Storage

Smyrna, Tennessee Through demographic research, this business owner determined that his storage units would be more desirable to his target customer if the business office had an attractive and welcoming design. While the business office is only a small portion of the overall square footage, it is the face of the business to the entire […]

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Zumi Sushi

Nashville, Tennessee Incorporating the owner’s vision of an Asian influenced restaurant in a 1920s bungalow provided a challenge to the design team. Located on Belcourt Avenue in Nashville, the property is within an historic zoning overlay, which required a separate approval process.  Walls were removed from the first floor interior and slender steel columns with […]

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Petra Capital

Nashville, Tennessee When Petra Capital moved to Class A office space in Green Hills, the client wanted to retain the character of their former historic downtown space.  Having designed their offices on Second Avenue, Petra called Matt Taylor about working with them again. Interior details drew upon the established character of the old office and […]

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Nolensville/College Grove Utility Dist.

NOLENSVILLE, TENNESSEE Studio Eight Design provided programming and design services for a new 7,200 sq. ft. building for the N/CGUD. The client wanted the structure to reflect their commitment to the community and appreciation of staff and customers. The $1.5 million facility provides staff with secure work space, while allowing customers access to welcoming areas in […]

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Nephila Advisors

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE Under an accelerated four-month design and construction schedule, Studio Eight Design worked with Nephila to replicate the look of their Bermuda headquarters in a new Class A office development in Bedford Commons. Natural light floods the open workspace, which features custom millwork and frosted glass. The open floor plan was achieved by placing support spaces, […]

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Grays on Main

FRANKLIN, TENNESSEE Vacant for almost a decade, this circa 1890 building is now home to a restaurant and entertainment venue. The brick storefront originally housed Gray’s Drugstore and the iconic neon sign were preserved as a visual reminder of the building’s past. The building had experienced limited upgrades since its original construction. To accommodate the needs of an entertainment […]

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Franklin Police Headquarters

Franklin, Tennessee Due to continued growth in the area, the City of Franklin decided to accommodate their Police Department in a new structure on Columbia Avenue.   This 50 – year building has served as a catalyst in the larger Columbia Avenue corridor redevelopment project and achieved LEED Gold Certification for its environmental conservation features.   It […]

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Franklin City Hall

Master Plan and Programming Franklin, Tennessee This has been a multi-phase project for the City of Franklin, Tennessee to create a Master Plan for the redevelopment of City Hall on the historic Town Square.  After a building assessment was conducted and many options were weighed, Studio 8 Design led the programming effort for a new […]

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Corporate Auditorium Renovation

Nashville, Tennessee Using a design/build delivery model, this four-month renovation upgraded a 1980 corporate auditorium, including all finishes, mechanical, electrical, and audio/visual equipment.  This collaborative team effort delivered a new look for the auditorium with fewer maintenance demands, technologically advanced lighting and audio/visual systems, and improved acoustic performance. The new design offers greater flexibility for the […]

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108 Fourth Avenue

Cork & Cow Franklin, Tennessee Located just off Main Street in downtown Franklin, Cork and Cow had limited visibility to pedestrian traffic along 4th Avenue.  The existing brick exterior only had one entrance door and no windows along Fourth Avenue, disconnecting the interior from the street and blocking access to natural light.  The project consisted […]

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714 8th Avenue

Studio 8 Design Nashville, Tennessee Natural daylighting and increased street presence were key to the renovation of this former reprographics business into an architecture studio space.  Storefront windows were added to create a strong rhythm along the exterior wall.  Reclaimed skylights were utilized and new walls were kept low so daylight could penetrate the space.  […]

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