Nashville International Airport Terminal Lobby and International Arrivals Facility Addition

Excellence in Engineering - National Award

Designers drew inspiration from a guitar to create the sweeping canopy that anchors a new terminal lobby and expanded international arrivals facility.

Owner: Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority, Nashville
General contractor: Hensel Phelps, Nashville
Architects: Fentress Architects, Denver; TMPartners, Brentwood, Tenn.; Corgan Associates, Dallas (BNA Vision Design Architect)
Prime structural engineer: Magnusson Klemencic Associates, Seattle
Foundation engineer: Logan Patri Engineering, Inc., Nashville
Steel team:

  • Fabricators:
    • Banker Steel, Lynchburg, Va. *AISC full member; AISC-Certified fabricator*
    • Irwin Steel LLC, Justin, Texas *AISC full member; AISC-Certified fabricator*
    • TrueNorth Steel, Lubbock, Texas *AISC full member; AISC-Certified fabricator*
  • Erector: Schuff Steel Company, Euless, Texas *AISC full member; AISC-Certified fabricator and erector*
  • Bender/roller: Chicago Metal Rolled Products, Chicago *AISC associate member*
  • Location: Nashville, TN
  • Submitting Firm: Magnusson Klemencic Associates
  • Photo Credit: 1, 3, 7, 8 - Jordan Powers; 2 - Aerial Innovations; 4 - MKA; 5, 6 - Matt Good