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  • Capital Campaign Goal Nearly Reached

    Our friends at Welcome Home of Chattanooga are nearing their fundraising goal! The campaign will finance a five-bedroom residence for those with a terminal illness who have nowhere to go for end of life care. Read more about the fundraising campaign here and click here to donate.

  • High Point Memphis Opens

    High Point Climbing and Fitness opened its newest location in Memphis just before the holidays. This is the fourth climbing gym we have designed for High Point the largest thus far. If you’re in Memphis, check it out! Read more and see some great images of the climbing and bouldering spaces here.

  • New boutique hotel on the Southside

    We’re honored to be working with Vision Hospitality Group on the design of Kinley Hotel, a new boutique hotel on Chattanooga’s Southside. Read more and check out a rendering here.

  • New Pourhouse on Riverfront Parkway

    Parkway Pourhouse, a new venture from the guys who brought you Feed Table & Tavern, 1885 Grill and Tremont Tavern, recently opened on Riverfront Parkway. Located in an old paint store, the renovation opened up the space, leaving exposed trusses and adding in natural light through garage doors that open the space up even more when […]

  • Condé Nast Traveler: Day Trip Destination

    Once again Chattanooga is getting national attention for its offerings to travelers, this time as one of three day trips from Atlanta. In addition to great spots like Coolidge Park and Lookout Mountain, the travelogue highlights the Dwell Hotel, recommending that readers base their travel dates on the hotel’s availability; and Songbirds Guitar Museum, describing […]

  • AIA Tennessee Merit Award – The Flying Squirrel

    The Flying Squirrel joined a number of beautiful projects in being honored by the American Institute of Architects Tennessee Chapter in its annual Design Awards program. We are glad this project – and our fantastic clients, The Flying Squirrel – received this recognition. The jurors’ comments warmed our souls and made us laugh. It’s good to know […]

  • Taking home two 2018 B.R.I.C. Awards

    Two of our projects were honored at the third annual Building Recognition in Chattanooga awards banquet, which took place June 28. Our Songbirds Guitar Museum project was awarded Best Construction Detail, while our City Homes on Market project was awarded Best Residential Design of the Year. The American Institute of Architects in Chattanooga conferred both awards, […]

  • A long way from Salvage

    Take a look at this progress piece on State of Confusion, a new restaurant opening in August in the old Estate of Confusion site on Main Street. The project takes advantage of two existing structures on the site to offer visitors several different seating and service options. The structures are joined by a large patio […]