James Lawson High School - Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools

Bellevue, Tennessee


  • Assignment: Construction Manager
  • Architect: Hastings Architecture
  • Mechanical Engineer: I.C. Thomasson Associates
  • Structural Engineer: EMC Structural Engineering
  • Civil Engineer: Civil Site Design Group


This is a three-story, 300,000 sf high school with flexible learning spaces and advanced technology, an athletic complex, theater and a cafeteria.


  • Messer’s 5S program was utilized on the project to drive consistency and a best-in-class standard to help achieve Zero Injury. The components of 5S include Sort, Straighten, Shine, Standardize and Sustain.
  • This project included 208, 500-foot deep geothermal wells, a cistern for flushing toilets in the academic wing and a 200 kW Solar Array.

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