Tennessee State Museum

HDLA was commissioned in 2015 to design the new Tennessee State Museum. The Tennessee State Museum stands at the corner of Rosa L Parks Boulevard and Jefferson Street at the Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. The roots of the museum can be traced back to 1817 with the opening of a museum on Nashville’s public square, which contained a painting housed in the new museum. The museum encompasses 137,000 square ft of gallery space and administrative offices. The museum’s exterior boasts an expansive gathering lawn designed to accommodate gatherings and events, a Tennessee waterways fountain which mimics the natural waterfalls found throughout the state, a children’s outdoor sculpture court and garden, gathering courts, east end west drop-off plazas, and a Tennessee physiographic walk to the north. The main axis entry walk aligns with the Capitol rotunda creating a striking visual connection, while the site responds seamlessly with the Capitol Mall. The design theme carries the use of native materials, geology, ecology and hydrology throughout the site.

Project name:  Tennessee State Landscape Architect: HDLA

Website: https://tnmuseum.org/

Other designers involved in the design of landscape (architects and landscape architects): EOA Architects, HGA

Project location: 1000 Rosa L Parks Boulevard, Nashville, TN (USA)

Design year: 2015

Year Built: 2018

Photographer: Seth Parker, Parker Studios, LLC.

Metalco ArchInteligence

New in Product Library

Visit Product Library
List Your Products

Streetlife Design Competition

Streetlife and Landezine are calling students and young professionals from the field of landscape architecture and related fields to submit ideas for 'Lost Sites'!

Explore



  • Landezine Newsletter

    Best of Landscape Architecture in Your Mailbox
    Twice per month!

    Keep in touch!


    About Us / Contact
    Send us your project!
    Advertise
    Landezine LIVE
    LILA - Landezine International Landscape Award

    Privacy Policy
    Terms and Conditions



    © 2009 – 2022 Landezine
    +386 40 81 40 04
    info (at) landezine.com

    All rights reserved. All photos, plans and renders of projects on Landezine are property of a photographer or landscape architects mentioned within a specific project presentation.
    Watch Landezine LIVE Lectures
    See LILA - Landezine International Landscape Award Winners