Best Architects
in Nashville

Why These Architects?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored architects on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best architects in Nashville, TN.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Allard Ward Architects

Allard Ward Architects has been designing and planning projects for its Nashville clients since 1995. The firm is certified by the U.S. Green Building Council. The business has won a variety of awards over the years, including the Architectural Award from the Metro Historic Commission in 2009, the 2005 Restoration Award from the Tennessee Preservation Trust, Award of Merit from the American Association for State & Local History in 2005, and the IIDA Gold Award for Residential Interiors in 2002.

Nashville, TN(615) 345-1010


BAUER ASKEW Architecture

BAUER ASKEW Architecture is an award-winning Nashville architecture firm that provides architectural design, master planning, interior design, furniture design, and graphic design. The firm has been serving clients in the area for more than 20 years. BAUER ASKEW Architecture won the Award of Excellence from the Masonry Institute of Tennessee, the Award of Honor from the American Institute of Architects, and the Award of Excellence in the International Kitchen Design Competition.

Nashville, TN(615) 726-0047


Bynum Residential Design

Bynum Residential Design provides design build, exterior design, renovation, and landscape design services. The architecture firm uses eco-friendly practices and cost-effective design, and describes its aesthetic as hip, chic, and usable. Clients have praised the designer for his talent and extensive experience.

Nashville, TN(615) 415-7877


Centric Architecture

Centric Architecture has been serving the Nashville area for more than 50 years. The firm has experience designing commercial, educational, government, religious, and residential structures. The business also restores old buildings.

Nashville, TN(615) 385-9600


Farris Concepts in Architecture

Farris Concepts in Architecture has been serving the Nashville area since 1993. The business uses 3D design software to conceptualize its plans for residential and interior design. The firm's work has been published in Traditional Home, Southern Home, Sophisticated Living, and Nashville Lifestyles.The business describes its work as timeless and elegant, using a variety of architectural styles.

Nashville, TN(615) 383-0442


FYK Architecture, PLLC

FYK Architecture, PLLC is a full-service architecture and interior design firm founded in 2006. The business works with projects such as single residential, multi-family residential, commercial, retail, recreational, and institutional projects. The firm uses a variety of design techniques, from classic to modern.

Nashville, TN(615) 315-9223


Gilbert McLaughlin Casella

Gilbert McLaughlin Casella has been serving the Nashville area since 1996. The architecture firm handles all phases of the process, including design, master planning, and site evaluation. The business takes on a variety of project types such as university facilities, multi-family residential structures, religious facilities, athletic facilities, and restaurants. The firm's awards include the 2013 Design Award of Merit from the American Institute of Architects, the 2007 Preservation Award from the Metro Historical Commission, and the 2013 Excellence in Development Award from the Urban Land Institute.

Nashville, TN(615) 322-9649


J. Terry Bates & Associates, Inc.

J. Terry Bates & Associates, Inc. is a Nashville architecture firm founded in 1985. The business uses a timeless style to design residences, farmhouses, estates, and churches. Clients have praised the firm for its timely, professional, and pleasant staff and their creativity.

Nashville, TN(615) 298-2288


John TeSelle Architecture

John TeSelle Architecture works with residential and commercial projects including new construction, additions, and renovations. The Nashville architecture firm has been in business since 2000. The founder of the business is a Registered Architect and is a member of the American Institute of Architects and the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards. John TeSelle Architecture is a LEED Accredited Professional by the U.S. Green Building Council.

Nashville, TN(615) 297-1919


Kennon Calhoun Workshop

Kennon Calhoun Workshop specializes in public sector, commercial, and residential architecture. The Nashville architecture firm's staff won first and second place in the 2016 Masonry Institute of Tennessee Emerging Professional Award Graphic Design Competition, and the firm won 2 of 10 awards given as part of the annual American Institute for Architects' 2015 AIA Tennessee Design Awards.

Nashville, TN(615) 750-3137


Lowen + Associates, LLC

Lowen + Associates, LLC is a small architecture and interior design firm. The Nashville business works closely with its engineering consultants to ensure well-managed projects, and the company works with all kinds of clients, including residential, corporate, and retail customers. The firm won the Excellence in Development Award from the Dollar General Corporate Headquarters, the AIA Design Excellence Award for Hodgson Hall Renovation, and the AIA Design Excellence Award for Emo Residence Pismo.

Nashville, TN(615) 386-3357


Manuel Zeitlin Architects

Manuel Zeitlin Architects has been serving the Nashville area since 1981. The founder of the architecture firm was previously a Chairman of the Interior Design Department at O'More College of Design and a Commissioner of the Franklin Historic District Commission. The business shares its space with the Zeitgeist art gallery, which features works by local and regional artists. The company won the Metro Historic Commission Preservation Award in 2010, the ULI Nashville Excellence in Development Award in 2013, and the Architectural Record House of the Month in September 2004.

Nashville, TN(615) 256-2880


Marcus Dipietro Architect

Marcus Dipietro Architect combines modern and traditional style to design a space that reflects its client's needs. The Nashville architecture firm won Best of Houzz 2015 for Design and Service, and has experience designing residential, retail, and commercial spaces. Clients have praised the firm for its creative design and ability to work with clients' needs.

Nashville, TN(615) 554-1198


Page Duke Landscape Architects

Page Duke Landscape Architects specializes in timeless landscape and garden designs. The firm has designed outdoor spaces for residential spaces, community spaces, and farms. The business' work has been featured in Southern Living Magazine, Garden & Gun, and other publications. Clients attest to the architects' creativity and professionalism.

Nashville, TN(615) 320-0220



The Nashville architecture firm rootARCH has been serving the area since 2009. The founder has more than 15 years of experience in the architecture industry and is an NCARB Registered Architect in Alabama, Tennessee and Georgia. The firm is a member of the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, the Urban Land Institute, and the Commercial Real Estate Development Association.

Nashville, TN(615) 292-2142


Ryan Thewes Architect

The founder of Ryan Thewes Architect has been in the industry for more than 15 years. The Nashville architecture firm's work is inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright's use of geometry and nature. The company begins its work with the pre-design stage, then moves on to design, design development, technical documents, and finally, construction administration. Ryan Thewes and his work have been seen in Living Large, Furies Art Magazine, Modernize, Novedge, and Kentucky Living Magazine.

Nashville, TN(615) 517-4186


Street Dixon Rick

Street Dixon Rick has been in business since 1954. The Nashville architecture firm has designed educational projects, religious projects, residential projects, master planning projects, and LEED-certified projects. The business provides interior design services as well as other projects. The firm's awards include the Award of Merit from the Middle Tennessee AIA in 1994, the Green Star Award for Individual Contribution from the U.S. Green Building Council in 2009, and the Award of Excellence from Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc. in 2002.

Nashville, TN(615) 298-2525


Studio Eight Design

Studio Eight Design has been serving Nashville clients since 2008. The architecture firm works with any project size with the goal of creating responsible and creative design. The business is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council and designs community, commercial, and residential structures.

Nashville, TN(615) 250-8150


Tuck Hinton Architects

Tuck Hinton Architects has experience with projects including office buildings, banking facilities, civic structures, retail structures, parks, museums, and libraries. The architecture firm aims to create inspiring buildings that reflect the character of the client. The business' awards include the Governor's Environmental Stewardship Award from the State of Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation and Best Project in the Engineering News-Record Award.

Nashville, TN(615) 254-4100


William Johnson Architect

William Johnson Architect has been serving the Nashville area since 1985. The business' work includes residential spaces such as custom residences, vacation homes, renovations or additions, and multi-family projects. The company also works on commercial, industrial, and institutional design projects. The firm is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council and is an Accredited Professional of LEED For Homes.

Nashville, TN(615) 292-4017


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