17 01, 2019

Technical Artistry


Architects ditch computers and add personal touch with sketches by hand There is something so special and intimate about a drawing, and when it is of a house you are building from the ground up it can become a part of your family’s documented history. Kevin Coffey Franklin-based architect Kevin Coffey began drawing houses when he was 7

Technical Artistry2019-01-17T04:26:41-07:00
7 05, 2016

Art Deco Tour at The Frist


[gdlr_styled_box content_color="#333" background_color="#f2f2f2" corner_color="#666" ] Docent Guided Architectural Tour Saturday, May 7 4:30 p.m. [/gdlr_styled_box] Built during the throes of the Great Depression between 1933 and 1934, the original Nashville Post Office on Broadway offers one of the area’s most distinctive examples of the Art Deco architectural style. Repurposed as an acclaimed visual arts center, The Frist opened to the public

Art Deco Tour at The Frist2017-10-27T07:52:25-07:00
5 01, 2012

Always Start With the Big Picture


When designing a new home, most homeowners are tempted to go about it in reverse, choosing the details before they really have a complete overall plan. Nashville architect Terry Bates advises, “You should always start with an overall general concept and move to specific design or you’ll either be over budget, or you’ll have to settle for less than you

Always Start With the Big Picture2017-10-27T07:52:27-07:00
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