Black Spectacles

It has become apparent to me that most architectural students and later emerging professionals are average or below average at taking standardized tests. I might be wrong, it just seems like there are only a few brilliant or lucky ones that we all envy. But show of hands…. how many of you are one of … Continued


We’re excited to showcase our collaboration with Ragan Smith to envision the new West Trinity Masterplan along a portion of North Nashville. This vision would transform the West Trinity Lane corridor to allow for commercial and residential buildings, riverfront development and several vehicular and pedestrian bridges to span the Cumberland River. Please follow the link … Continued


Plants are awesome, and having plants in the office has been proven to reduce stress and anxiety, increase productivity, reduce sickness, increase creativity, provide cleaner breathing air, and just create an overall more pleasant environment. Many of us, however, do not have green thumbs. This guide is for those people. We will go over five … Continued


We’re very excited to announce that after four years, Harpeth Square, the multimillion dollar project in downtown Franklin, will break ground next week! Harpeth Associates teamed up with Smith Gee Studio to implement the 150 Unit Mixed-Use building as well as The Harpeth, a 119 luxury guest room 4 1/2 star boutique hotel. A 5-story … Continued


Well it’s over. Park(ing) Day has come and gone. And it. Was. A. Smashing. Success. We were aiming to top last year’s awesome CraneCity (if you don’t know what that is, you’re dearly missing out, and should go see our Instagram post @smithgeestudio) And I believe we did that, with a little help from some … Continued


Death Masks and Body Bags|Walking with Ghosts Yesenia Vega – Masters Project University of South Florida School of Architecture and Community Design   My masters project consists of two parallel explorations, “Death Masks & Body Bags:An Analysis On Death Theory and Mortuary Rituals” and “Walking with Ghosts: A Funerary Path In A Mexican Landscape.” The … Continued


Park Day 2017 is almost here! What is parking day you may ask? “PARK(ing) Day is an internationally recognized event where parking spots in various cities and towns are transformed into pocket parks and parklets.” -NCDC And Smith Gee will participating on September 15th, 2017 in the same spots as last year, right in front … Continued


Are you following Smith Gee Studio on Facebook and Instagram? Are you checking the website daily? Are you finding that even after all of that, you catch yourself wide awake in the middle of the night thinking, “I JUST NEED MORE SMITH GEE!”? Well, have we got the solution for you! Introducing the Smith Gee … Continued