Architecture, Interior Design, Planning, and Sustainability
Thank you to the 2023 HASTINGS interns and co-ops!
Groundbreaking at Austin Peay State University Health Sciences Building
Mill Ridge Park Grand Opening
Topping out at 110 East
Warner Music Nashville and Warner Chappell Music win AIA Tennessee Merit Award
UTA wins AIA Tennessee Merit Award
Ribbon cutting at James Lawson High School
Ribbon Cutting at Ravenwood Park
Asurion Gulch Hub awarded the Building Green 2023 Governor's Environmental Stewardship Award
HASTINGS named as a Middle Tennessee Top Workplace for the 11th consecutive year
Academy of Country Music Open for Business
Sierra Jensen speaks at Digital Built Week Americas 2023
PARK(ing) Day 2022
Topping out at EMF Headquarters
Groundbreaking at Jim Moran Foundation
ULI Nashville Recognizes Asurion Gulch Hub with Excellence in Development Award!
ULI Nashville Recognizes Geodis Park for Excellence in Development
HASTINGS 2022 Firm Trip to Austin
Dave Powell honored with the AIA Award for Excellence in Public Architecture
IIDA Tennessee recognizes UTA at 2022 Design Awards
IIDA Tennessee recognizes Warner Music Nashville and Warner Chappell Music at 2022 Design Awards
AN Interior Names HASTINGS a 2022 Top 50 Architecture and Design Company
AIA Tennessee recognizes Fourth Capital with 2022 Honor Award
AIA Tennessee names HASTINGS 2022 Emerging Professional Friendly Firm
AIA Tennessee recognizes Asurion Gulch Hub 2022 Design Awards
Metro Parks celebrates Gulch Greenway Ribbon Cutting
HASTINGS named Architect’s Newspaper’s 2022 Best of Practice Winner
Mark Zook elevated to Principal
Zweig Group recognizes HASTINGS as 2022 Best Firm To Work For
Director of Sustainability Erica Weeks presents at AIA Conference on Architecture 2022
HASTINGS named Middle Tennessee Top Workplace for tenth consecutive year
225 Polk recognized with 2022 Governor's Environmental Stewardship Award
Urban Land Institute Americas names 225 Polk 2022 Awards for Excellence Finalist
UTA Nashville named 2022 IIDA Interior Design Competition Finalist
George Sorbara joins design team
HASTINGS is seeking Architects to join our studio
Stiles | Hensler reveals design for new urban experience at Peabody Union
110 East breaks ground next to East/West Station in Charlotte, North Carolina
AIA Middle Tennessee recognizes Vanderbilt University Nicholas S. Zeppos College and West End Tower with 2021 Design Award
AIA Middle Tennessee recognizes Fourth Capital with 2021 Design Award
HASTINGS is seeking Interior Designers to join our studio
Christ Presbyterian Academy recognized by AIA Middle Tennessee with 2021 Honor Award
225 Polk among the overall winners of the Chicago Athenaeum 2021 American Architecture Awards—the nation’s highest public award for new architecture and urban planning
ArchDaily features UTA's new Nashville Headquarters
gb&d features Erica Weeks on Improving Conversations Around Sustainability
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing recognized with AIA Tennessee 2021 Design Award
Montgomery Bell Academy Wellness Center recognized with AIA Tennessee 2021 Design Award
Family & Children's Service recognized with AIA Tennessee 2021 Design Award
225 Polk recognized with AIA Gulf States 2021 Design Award
AIA Gulf States recognizes Alfred Williams & Company with 2021 Design Award
'HASTINGS Architecture Creates a Cool and Contemporary Space From a 1965 Public Library for UTA’s Nashville Office': UTA featured in Interior Design
USGBC Tennessee recognizes Metro Nashville Police Department Headquarters and Family Safety Center with Community Champion Award
USGBC Tennessee recognizes HASTINGS as 2021 Green Leader: Organization of the Year
Nashville Downtown Partnership recognizes Hyatt Centric Downtown Nashville with 2021 PLAY Award
Asurion Gulch Hub recognized with Nashville Downtown Partnership 2021 WORK Award
Nashville Downtown Partnership recognizes 805 Lea with 2021 LIVE Award
ULI Nashville recognizes Vanderbilt University E. Bronson Ingram College with 2021 Award of Excellence
Vertis Green Hills recognized with ULI Nashville 2021 Excellence in Development Awards
Archello features Montgomery Bell Academy H. Frank Burkholder Wellness Center
Thompson Nashville recognized with Condé Nast Traveler's 2021 Readers' Choice Awards "#1 Hotel in Nashville"
HASTINGS 2021 Firm Trip to Chicago
Emilee Wilson becomes a licensed Architect
World Architecture News features Peabody Plaza
HASTINGS named #3 Best Firm To Work For by Zweig Group
20 Questions with David Powell featured by the Civic Design Center as part of their 20th Anniversary celebration
Archello features Christ Presbyterian Academy Fine Arts Center
World Architecture News features Virgin Hotels Nashville
Ribbon cutting marks opening of Hyatt Centric Nashville
Sierra Jensen becomes a newly certified Interior Designer
U.S. Green Building Council honors HASTINGS’ 125th LEED® certified project
Architizer’s 2021 Annual A+Awards recognize 225 Polk with a Special Mention in the Adaptive Reuse category
Architizer’s 2021 A+Awards honor HASTINGS with Best of the Year Special Mention
Nashville Business Journal tours HASTINGS’ studio
Dave Powell and Chris Davis present The Bridge Building as part of The Architect's Newspaper's Facades+ conference
HASTINGS named Middle Tennessee Top Workplace for ninth consecutive year
Director of Sustainability Erica Weeks receives 2021 USGBC Leadership Award
UTA opens new Nashville Headquarters
Virgin Hotels Nashville among The Wall Street Journal's 5 Fabulous Hotel Pools With Day Passes
Metro Historic Commission recognizes 225 Polk with Preservation Award
Metro Nashville Public Schools breaks ground on new Hillwood High School
Highwoods announces plans for Gulch Central at 1010 and 1100 Broadway
Warner Music Nashville undergoing major renovation on Music Row
The Architect’s Newspaper features Vanderbilt University E. Bronson Ingram College
World Interiors News features Fourth Capital
NEWH hosts virtual tour of Virgin Hotels Nashville
Peabody Plaza recognized with 2021 Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Design Award
Virgin Hotels Nashville awarded LEED Gold
The New York Times features Virgin Hotels Nashville in The Future of Hotel Design
Mask House featured as one of Archinect’s 10 fresh examples of concrete in architecture
AIA Tennessee awards 225 Polk a 2020 Design Award of Excellence
AIA Tennessee names HASTINGS an Emerging Professional Friendly Firm
The Buntin Group awarded 2020 AIA Tennessee Design Award!
Senior Associate Chris Davis named to Civic Design Center Board of Directors
Hyatt Centric tops out
Peabody Plaza featured on ArchDaily
Asurion Gulch Hub at 1101 Church Street tops out
ARCHITECT Magazine names Hastings the #3 Architecture Firm in the United States
Congratulations to Eakin Partners on opening Peabody Plaza
Education Snapshots features Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
Director of Design Technology Christina Holden featured on BIMThoughts Women in AEC Podcast
Virgin Hotels Nashville featured in Hospitality Design
Travel + Leisure features Virgin Hotels Nashville
Virgin Hotels Nashville opens doors on Music Row!
Archinect highlights new University of Tennessee Keystone Scholarship!
A new scholarship initiative aimed at bolstering the pipeline of students from diverse backgrounds entering architectural education.
World Architecture News features The Buntin Group
HASTINGS 1 of 5 Middle Tennessee companies ranked as Top Workplaces for 8 consecutive years
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing featured in ArchDaily
David M. PowellPrincipal
FAIA, LEED AP
HASTINGS proudly sends first set of 3D printed face shield components to Vanderbilt Hospitals
The Buntin Group featured on ArchDaily
'Music City Remix': 225 Polk Avenue featured in ARCHITECTURAL RECORD
'Black and White and Redone all Over': HASTINGS featured in The New York Times
HASTINGS is seeking a Project Manager to join our studio
HASTINGS is seeking a Technical Design Architect to join our team
HASTINGS is seeking a Project Architect to join our studio
HASTINGS is seeking a BIM Specialist
Director of Design Technology Christina Holden speaks at The Architect's Newspaper's Women in BIM
We are thrilled to welcome four summer 2021 interns from across the country
We are proud to congratulate newly licensed architect Katie Laughinghouse
Chris Davis named Studio Leader
Meaghan Edwards named Studio Leader
Vanderbilt University Residential College B Tops Out
Derek B. Schmidt named Principal
Sara J. Atherton named Principal
Matt Spaulding named Associate Principal
Christina Holden named Senior Associate
Casey Estanislao named Senior Associate
Tamie Schofield named Associate
Robert White named Associate
Neil Parrish named Associate
Kate O'Neil named Associate
Jennifer Crawford named Associate
ARCHITECTURAL RECORD editors present 2020 in Review: Workplace Design projects
AIA Middle Tennessee recognizes Family & Children's Service with a 2020 Design Award
Christ Presbyterian Academy Fine Arts Building wins AIA Middle Tennessee 2020 Design Award
AIA Middle Tennessee recognizes Vanderbilt University School of Nursing with a 2020 Design Award
225 Polk among the winners of The Architect’s Newspaper 2020 AN Best of Design Awards
805 Lea tops out at 29 stories
We are proud to congratulate newly licensed architect Sierra Jensen
Mars Petcare named ENR Southeast 2020 Best Project
We are proud to congratulate Riley Miller for completing her NCIDQ examination
U.S. Green Building Council recognizes Erica Weeks for courageous action and commitment
As part of U.S. Green Building Council’s Equity Summit, Erica Weeks presents Site Assessment, How-To: The Human Factors
Dillon Dunn presents A Seat at the Table as part of U.S. Green Building Council’s Equity Summit
Celebrating Thirty-Five Years: 1985-2020
ULI Nashville recognizes 225 Polk with a 2020 Award of Excellence
David Powell FAIA presents 2020 AIA Louisiana Conference on Architecture keynote
PARK(ing) Day 2020
Claudia Lofton named to IIDA TN Board as VP of Advocacy
Fast Company features Way Forward Signage Co.
We are pleased to announce Way Forward Signage Co. – return to work signage for the COVID era.
Heather Crabtree becomes licensed Architect!
Zweig Group recognizes HASTINGS as a 2020 Best Firm To Work For and 2020 Hot Firm
Robert White becomes licensed Architect!
The University of Tennessee at Knoxville College of Architecture + Design in collaboration with the National Organization of Minority Architects Announces the Keystone Scholarship
The Keystone Scholarship will enable the college to build upon its thriving base of outstanding students by expanding its ability to recruit top diverse high school graduates in Tennessee.
Dave Powell to present 3 Chords and the Truth: The Music City Vernacular as part of AIA Arkansas’ 2020 Virtual Speaker Series
Archello features the Ryman Auditorium Renovation and Expansion!
Associate Principal and Director of Sustainability Erica Weeks receives Living Future Accreditation
University of Tennessee at Knoxville College of Architecture + Design names David Bailey 2020 Tau Sigma Delta Silver Medal recipient
Senior Associate Chris Davis on the Future of Restaurants in Nashville Scene
Socially Conscious Design 101
We are proud to support the Civic Design Center and AIA Middle Tennessee in presenting this course on how design can improve inclusiveness, equity, and quality of life.
Archello features WME
World Architecture News features 225 Polk Avenue
AIA Framework for Design Excellence in Practice
A webinar with the Tennessee AIA Leadership Network, David Bailey and Erica Weeks Thursday May 28 at 11:30am
Step Inside: NFocus Magazine Features 225 Polk Avenue
Nashville Business Journal names David Bailey Historic Preservation Champion of the Year
Engineering News Record names Vanderbilt University E. Bronson Ingram College 2019 Best of the Best Project!
HASTINGS COVID-19 Site Visit Policy
Due to the national emergency caused by, and in response to, the Novel Coronavirus/COVID-19, HASTINGS hereby provides the firm’s Site Visit Policy effective 21 March 2020 until further notice.
Director of Sustainability Erica Weeks leads an exploration of the term “resiliency” as it pertains to the built environment
Director of Design Technology Christina Holden discusses collaboration on The AEC Disruptors Podcast
Materials in the AIA’s Framework for Design Excellence
Our best practices guide to applying the Materials Action Plan to AIA’s Framework for Design Excellence.
David Bailey and Erica Weeks Appointed to Mayor’s Sustainability Advisory Committee
On February 28, 2020 Mayor John Cooper announced the names of 48 members of the Nashville community who will serve on the Sustainability Advisory Committee including Principal David Bailey and Associate Principal Erica Weeks.
David Bailey and Chuck Gannaway speak at the 2020 BEC Conference!
Dillon Dunn to present at NCDC PechaKucha
Erica Weeks named Associate Principal!
Chris Davis named Senior Associate!
Sam Wible named Associate!
Christina Holden named Associate!
Casey Estanislao named Associate!
USGBC Tennessee Recognizes Virginia Springs I and Eskind Biomedical Library at 2020 Impact Awards!
Materials Action Plan in Practice
Hastings ranked #66 on ENR's Top 100 Green Buildings Design Firms!
Vanderbilt University E. Bronson Ingram College wins 2019 AIA Middle Tennessee Merit Award!
AIA Middle Tennessee awards The Buntin Group 2019 Merit Award!
AIA Middle Tennessee awards Smith Springs Community Center 2019 Honor Award!
225 Polk Avenue wins 2019 AIA Middle Tennessee Merit Award!
ENR Southeast awards Vanderbilt University E. Bronson Ingram Best Higher Education Project of the Year
HASTINGS 2019 Firm Trip to Miami
Peabody Plaza at Rolling Mill Hill tops out!
PARK(ing) Day 2019
Hastings receives the Nashville Downtown Partnership's 2019 INVEST Award!
Madison Community Center earns LEEDv4 Innovation Point for Beauty & Design
Biophilic Design Realized
Biophilic Design Realized at LEEDv4 Certified Core & Shell Project, Virginia Springs 1
IIDA Tennessee's Composing Great Design Gala and Competition
Sony Music Nashville awarded 2019 AIA Tennessee Award of Excellence
The Eastland awarded 2019 AIA Tennessee Award of Excellence
Metro Nashville Police Department Headquarters and Family Safety Center awarded Merit Award by AIA Tennessee
Eskind Biomedical Library designated LEED Gold by USGBC
Hastings and greenSTUDIO host USGBC's Executive Luncheon with Mahesh Ramanujam
Mars Petcare celebrates the grand opening of new North American Headquarters at Ovation!
HASTINGS named 2019 Top Workplace by The Tennessean
Family & Children's Service celebrates the dedication of their new home - The Honey Alexander Center
CNBC's Frank Holland visits Mars Petcare's new pet-friendly office
A walk in Mars Petcare's new headquarters with Nashville Business Journal
Vanderbilt University E. Bronson Ingram College wins AIA Gulf States Region 2019 Honor Award
The Eastland wins AIA Gulf States Region 2019 Honor Citation
Hastings honored for Rate of Participation as part of the Nashville Connector Commuter Challenge!
Cheekwood Storybook Houses Open!
Vision and Purpose: The Purpose Hotel
Sara Atherton named Associate Principal
Paul Law named Associate Principal
Vertis Green Hills celebrates Grand Opening!
Matt Spaulding named Senior Associate
Erica Weeks named Senior Associate
We are pleased to announce our studio has moved to 225 Polk Avenue!
Derek Schmidt named Associate Principal
Hastings runs the 5th Annual JE Dunn Hammer Down 1k, 5k, and 10k
Hyatt Centric celebrates Groundbreaking!
Thompson Nashville featured in WSJ's Guide to Nashville’s Chicest New Neighborhood
Gulch Hub breaks ground!
Asurion and Highwoods Properties celebrate the Gulch Hub groundbreaking
Vanderbilt University E. Bronson Ingram College honored with 2019 Palladio Award
Nashville's new Family Safety Center Celebrates Opening with Ribbon Cutting
Metro Nashville Police Department Headquarters Celebrates Opening with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing celebrates new building expansion
ARCHITECT magazine names Hastings #1 in Business
Now in its tenth year, the journal of the American Institute of Architect’s 2018 Architect 50 recognizes practices large and small based on performance in business, sustainability, and design.
Designed with health in mind: Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
Vanderbilt News highlights the new building expansion for Vanderbilt University School of Nursing set to open January 22, 2019.
BIM 360 and Beyond: Facilitating Collaboration in Design and Construction
BIM Director Christina Holden and Randy Christiansen of Layton Construction present to CSI Nashville
Vanderbilt University Medical Center opens the new Oxford House Fifth Floor
“This is a space that is a little ‘out of the box’ for VUMC,” said John Manning, Chief Operating Officer of Vanderbilt University Medical Center. “This renovated space will allow for different and innovative ways to work..."
Designed with Health in Mind
School of Nursing featured in the Fall Issue of Vanderbilt Nurse
2018 AIA Middle TN Awards
Nashville Family Safety Center and Police Department Headquarters receives an Honor Award from AIA Middle Tennessee
Design Lab provides dedicated time and space to expand the traditional bounds of architectural consideration. We invite creatives and designers across a broad range of industries into our studio to learn about their creative process and to investigate how best we can contribute to our community.
PARK(ing) Day 2018
Tour Thompson Nashville, Ryman Auditorium, and The Bridge Building
Registration is open for Architecture tours as part of Nashville Design Week
As part of a continued evolution of our brand, HASTINGS partnered with Base Design to reimagine our brand identity system and digital presence.
New Estron Chemical Innovation and Technology Center Opens
Lee Company Corporate Headquarters recognized with USGBC TN’s Leadership Award for Innovative Design
Cheekwood Opens the Renovated Frist Learning Center and New Café 29
Hastings Young Professional Experience (HYPE) initiative mentors, inspires, and teaches our studio.
Congratulations to our newly licensed Architects
W're thrilled to congratulate Laura Hollier and Alex Stinchcomb Hastings newest licensed architects!
Azafrán Park Opens!
Nashville’s newest public park, Azafrán Park, opened Saturday, August 11th
Congratulations to our recently registered Interior Designers
We're proud to congratulate recently registered Interior Designers Kate O'Neil, Madelynne Moulton, Jesse Allen, Claudia Lofton, and Lauren McCloud
Alfred Williams & Company Honored by AIA Tennessee
Highwoods Executes Lease with Asurion
Madison Park Community Center Opens
Madison Park Celebrates Opening of new 30,000-square-foot Community Center
Nicholas Van Son
Islea GalazinNCIDQ, LEED Green Associate
Sara ShippAdministrative Assistant
Abhinavv SinghAIA, LEED Green Associate
Brooke WentzelMaterials Librarian
Sarah SkutnikExecutive Assistant
Don SlumanDirector of Communications
Gary GlinseyLEED Green Associate
Matthew HungateIT Team
Anna McCloskeyMarketing Coordinator
Katie SchultzLEED Green Associate
Mary Margaret ComegnaLEED Green Associate
Samantha MittonIIDA, NCIDQ
Kayla RoddLEED AP BD+C
Gene McDonaldManaging Director
AIA, LEED Green Associate
Brian FrymanDirector of Finance
Claire Eason HallFitwel Ambassador
Ryan BurnettLEED Green Associate
Gavin McEntireLEED Green Associate
William W. HastingsPrincipal
David A. BaileyPrincipal
AIA, LEED AP
Matt HallAIA, LEED AP
Emily KingLEED Green Associate
Kyle FaulknerLEED Green Associate
Kim JacksonProject Accountant
Joseph A. Platt, Jr.LEED Green Associate
Jonathon OelschigSenior Associate
AIA, LEED AP
AIA, LEED AP
James O. HastingsFounding Principal
AIA, LEED AP
Christina HoldenSenior Associate and Director of Design Technology
AIA, LEED AP
Meshelle MoodyLEED AP
AIA, LEED Green Associate, CDT
Tiffany DickersonAccounting Assistant
AIA, NCIDQ, LEED Green Associate
LEED Green Associate
Robert WhiteSenior Associate
Melodie HaynesDirector of Human Resources
Meaghan EdwardsSenior Associate
AIA, LEED AP
Katie LaughinghouseAIA, LEED Green Associate
Kate O'NeilSenior Associate
Laura HollierAIA, LEED Green Associate
Isabella ClaiborneLEED Green Associate
Heather CrabtreeAIA, LEED Green Associate
IIDA, NCIDQ, LEED Green Associate
AIA, LEED Green Associate
Emilee Wilson HammAIA, LFA, NCARB, LEED Green Associate
Dillon DunnAIA, LEED Green Associate
IIDA, LEED Green Associate
AIA, LEED Green Associate
Andy ChoAIA, LEED BD+C
Anna YoderSenior Associate and Director of Planning and Urban Design
AICP, LEED Green Associate, CDT
Blaine KimbroughSenior Associate
Casey EstanislaoSenior Associate and Director of Strategy
Chris DavisAssociate Principal
Erica WeeksAssociate Principal and Director of Sustainability
AIA, LEED AP
Derek B. SchmidtPrincipal
AIA, LEED AP
John BoehmsSenior Associate and Director of Operations
AIA, LEED AP
AIA, LEED AP
Matt SpauldingAssociate Principal
Paul LawAssociate Principal and Director of Quality Assurance
AIA, LEED Green Associate, CSI, CDT
Samuel WibleSenior Associate
Daniel CreminSenior Associate
Sara J. AthertonPrincipal
AIA, LEED AP