Knoxville Botanical Gardens and Arboretum

Project Info

The new Visitors Center project included the complete renovation and adaptive re-use of the former maintenance facility for the Botanical Gardens. The renovated facility includes spaces for reception, gift shop, meetings, education, indoor and outdoor events, catering kitchen and restrooms.

  • Site improvements include upgrade to existing drive to create a new public entrance to the gardens, a new parking area with accessible pathways, and new landscaping and exterior lighting.
  • The award winning design, by De Leon & Primmer Architecture Workshop, Includes a custom fabricated aluminum mesh façade, large glass curtain wall openings and entrances and a suspended 24” deep, scalloped wood ceiling treatment.

Client: Knoxville Botanical Gardens and Arboretum

Completion: 2015

Project Type: Project Management Services