News

December 2017


Sanders Pace Architecture received 3 preservation awards at the 2017 Knox Heritage Preservation Awards Celebration.  Wild Love Bakehouse, Steamboat Central, and McMillan Flats were cited as some of the best preservation projects in Knoxville.  Learn more about Knox Heritage and their mission to preserve and protect structures and places with historic significance by clicking HERE.


November 2017

Curbed Groundbreakers 2017 – Sanders Pace Architecture was named a semifinalist in the Curbed annual “Groundbreakers” competition highlighting innovative practices whose cutting edge work keeps the public at the forefront.  Read more about the 2017 winners as well as the other semifinalists HERE.


October 2017

On October 30th John Sanders and Brandon Pace will be presenting a lecture titled “Origins” as part of the University of Tennessee Dialogues Series.  The presentation will include visions of Knoxville’s past, present, and future through a series of snapshots active projects within the office.  The lecture starts at 5:40pm at the McCarty Auditorium.


August 2017

Newly Licensed!

SPA took time off to celebrate the recent licensure of Cameron Bolin who has been with the firm since 2014.  We’re proud to support the many talented young people in our office in their pursuit of licensure.

Congratulations Cameron!


August 2017

Balter Beerworks honored with AIA Tennessee Award of Merit.

During the annual AIA Tennessee Conference on Architecture we were proud to be honored with a Merit Award for Balter Beerworks, a project we collaborated on with Boulder, CO based Trapp Associates.  A link to all of the award winners can be found by clicking HERE.

Learn more about the project HERE.


April 2017

Sanders Pace Architecture received 3 awards at the 2017 AIA East Tennessee Design Awards Gala which was the culmination of Architecture Week.  Winners include Nest, a Treehouse at the UT Gardens which was the recipient of an Award of Merit and Balter Beerworks and 1003 Luttrell Street which both received Honor Citations.  Congratulations to all of the winners and thank you to all of those responsible for the planning of the wonderful events associated with Architecture Week!

You can learn more about the events associated with Architecture Week by clicking HERE.


March 2017

Balter Beerworks received an Orchid award at last night’s annual Keep Knoxville Beautiful Orchid Awards Dinner which highlights beautification efforts within the Knoxville community.  A full list of winners can be found by clicking HERE.

Congratulations to all of the winners and thanks to Keep Knoxville Beuatiful for hosting such a wonderful event!


February 2017

John Sanders appointed by the Mayor of Knoxville to serve as a member of the Public Stakeholder Advisory Committee for Recode Knoxville, an effort to revise and update the City of Knoxville zoning regulations which haven’t been updated in nearly 50 years.  Learn more about the process by clicking HERE.


January 2017

Wild Love Bakehouse featured in Afar Magazine in an article which claims the bakery to be the “Best Bakery in America.”  Congratulations to our friends and clients at Wild Love for the well deserved publicity!

Read the article by clicking HERE


December 2016

Construction begins on The Tombras Group in the former KUB Building on Gay Street
An update on our project for The Tombras Group in downtown Knoxville was included in this week’s issue of the Knox Mercury.  We’re excited to get this important project started!

Click HERE for a link to the article.


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