Donelson Library May 2023 aerial

Donelson Public Library - Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County

Nashville, TN


  • Assignment: Design-build Construction Manager with a Guaranteed Maximum Price
  • Architect: Hastings Architecture, LLC
  • Mechanical Engineer: DFH Services, PLLC
  • Structural Engineer: EMC Structural Engineers, PC
  • Civil Engineer: Barge Cauthen & Associates


This project is a two-story, 24,761 sf library that will serve as the central hub of the Donelson community. It includes a 21,716 sf parking garage under the library and features a large multi-purpose room for community gatherings, designated children and teen areas, private study rooms, and seating and study tables throughout. Additionally, the site includes pet-friendly hydration stations, outside seating, bike racks, and a large green space.


  • The library will use green energy through features such as a geothermal heating and cooling system, a 100 kW solar array and electric vehicle charging stations.
  • The library is seeking LEED Gold certification. 

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