Sullivan’s Fine Food

admin Commercial, Restaurant

In 2002, Sullivan’s leased the 1920s Trotter Building for its downtown Maryville location. JAI added a custom canopy and carved out a patio at street level for an outdoor dining experience. The client wanted a sophisticated, yet energetic interior to appeal to young professional clientele in Maryville. The rich texture of the original brick walls became a backdrop for a …

The Pat Summitt Clinic

admin Health Care

Formed by a strategic partnership between The Pat Summitt Foundation and The University of Tennessee Medical Center, The Pat Summitt Clinic provides timely, comprehensive and compassionate care to patients with cognitive disorders. The aesthetic, design and safety features of the clinic addressed the physical, social and mental functions of patients in all stages of Alzheimer’s and dementia through the strategic …

KCDC Austin Homes Master Plan

csexton Master Planning/Charrette, Multi-Family, Residential

In 2018, Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) engaged Gensler and JAI to develop a master plan to upgrade the Austin Homes site for residents and improve neighborhood connectivity while respecting the site’s history and identity. Located just east of downtown Knoxville, Austin Homes redevelopment is a catalyst for East Knoxville community revitalization. With various densities of residential development ranging from …

Pistol Creek Office Building

admin Commercial, Office

The office building’s form features a structural steel skeleton with brick and precast façade construction. The building includes walled office floor plans on both floors, breakrooms, restrooms for each tenant, class “A” office finishes, data rooms per floor and an outdoor break area. Parking is available for 65 employees and visitors. The design was completed in 2017.

Kituwah Interpretive Center

sbird Civic, Commercial

JAI was tasked by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians to design a space to honor their original Cherokee Mother Town mound. In an effort to respect the long-time history of the area the project site was limited to only the boundary of an existing farming shed on the property. The designed Kituwah Interpretive Center is comprised of two open-air …

The Armory

admin Commercial

The Armory is a dining and entertainment destination planned for downtown Maryville. The development’s design pays homage to a deteriorated, historic structure on the site while enlivening the venue through a mix of indoor and outdoor spaces. The 27,400-square-foot venue includes approximately 15,450 square feet on the main level and 11,950 square feet above. The main level is planned to …

Sevier Heights North Campus

admin Spiritual

JAI was asked by Sevier Heights Baptist Church to develop a new SHBC North Campus: a contemporary worship facility in a former grocery store. Having previously worked together on the master plan of its main campus, JAI developed the satellite facility that features a sanctuary, children’s classrooms and a large lobby and gathering space with coffee bar, café tables and …

West Campus Housing Redevelopment – Dining Hall

admin Education, Higher Education

The University of Tennessee selected JAI to design a new, state-of-the-art dining facility that is the anchor and hub of student life for the West Campus Redevelopment project. The project pairs the client’s directive of a collegiate gothic architectural vocabulary with progressive food preparation strategies to support a 1,200-seat dining hall, campus bakery, Chick-fil-A restaurant and a convenience store. Rocky …

Radio Systems Corporation

admin Commercial, Office

First retained in 2002, JAI has worked with Radio Systems Corporation to continually accommodate the expansion of its multi-faceted corporation. The project included a three-story, 34,000-square-foot expansion and renovation for the 29,000-square-foot existing space for a look that blends together, creating a campus-like environment in conjunction with existing properties, PetSafe Village and PetSafe Park. The new and renovated office space …


sbird Leisure, Themed Entertainment

JAI executed the master plan concept for a fully immersive reality that includes best-in-class attractions and innovative entertainment, including ‘haunted house’-themed premium casual restaurants, special event spaces, distinctive retail and hospitality experiences, and annual outdoor seasonal and holiday expeditions.