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Harlinsdale Park Amenity Structures

Franklin, Tennessee Harlinsdale Farm is a famous horse breeding facility originally established in the 1930s. The farm now functions as a public park in Franklin, Tennessee. Because a new equestrian arena is being added to the park, Studio Eight Design was asked to facilitate the construction of two new support structures, a concessions building and […]

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The Arlington on West Main

Franklin, Tennessee Located on West Main Street in the historic Hincheyville neighborhood of Franklin, Tennessee, The Arlington on West Main is a ten-unit condominium building designed to enhance the historic fabric of West Main. From West Main, the building looks and feels like a historic home blending well with the residential scale of the neighborhood. […]

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Oak Hill School B-Wing

Renovation Nashville, Tennessee The design concept for this school renovation project was based on the goal of creating a unique identity for each wing of the school while finding a common theme to ensure a cohesive look throughout the building. S8D collaborated with school administration and staff to select colors and finishes for the 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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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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Oak Hill School

Oak Hill, Tennessee A secure vestibule was created at the School Entrance using bullet-resistant wall materials and glazing to limit access until a visitor is checked in and cleared for entry.  It was important to maintain a warm and welcoming entry despite the need for increased security measures.  The check-in window is softened by the […]

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Freehold – Legacy Amenity Building

Raleigh, North Carolina Located outside the Raleigh/Durham area in North Carolina, the Legacy development offers residents a tranquil retreat from the hectic pace of the outside world. The development is in Chatham County just minutes away from Chapel Hill, Raleigh, Durham, and Jordan Lake, North Carolina. Freehold Capital Management came to Studio Eight Design in […]

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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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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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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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Franklin Bicentennial Park

Franklin, Tennessee Upon acquiring additional property along the Harpeth River, which defines the northern edge of downtown Franklin, the Parks Department commissioned a design charrette to develop a new concept plan for a 30-acre urban park commemorating the City’s Bicentennial.  After providing an in-depth site assessment, Studio 8 Design built upon the approved charrette concept […]

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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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