CMArchitects PLLC

Boutique Architecture and Design Firm

Office   |   Restaurant   |   School


We design from the Historic Germantown neighborhood of Nashville, Tennessee.

Office Design

with a Focus on Doctor Office & Medical Office Buildings

(Experience in 24 States and Europe)

School Design

with a Focus on Specialized Educational Facilities

(Experience in Tennessee)

Restaurant Design

with a Focus on Fast Casual and Take-Out

(Experience in 7 States in the Southeast)

CMArchitects Advantage

We are currently licensed in 14 states to better serve our clients.


ADA (American’s with Disabilities Act) Experts

Pre- and Post-construction ADA Survey experience in 36 States. CMArchitects developed an ADA Surveying guide that includes all Federal requirements and allows us to report handicap accessibility.


Certified Small Business (Enterprise)

State of Tennessee and Metro-Nashville, Davidson County


Member of Small Business Administration (SBA)

Federal Government

CMArchitects Team

Innovation, creation and problem solving are common ground for all design disciplines and fundamental to all human activities.



We foster an environment that brings together the best ideas, whether yours or ours, to make your project successful.

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Thomas Carnell, AIA NCARB
Architect | Managing Partner

(877) 560-4774 ext. 701

Auburn University

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Jessica Crosland
Office Manager | Architectural Assistant

(877) 560-4774 ext. 704

University of Florida

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Steven Mota
REVIT Extraordinaire | Architectural Associate

(877) 560-4774 ext. 703

Western Kentucky University

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Brent Hunter, AIA NCARB
Architect | Principal

(877) 560-4774 ext. 702

University of Tennessee


“Tom worked with me on client relations as well as

directing overall planning, design, strategy,

physician demand analysis, development budget, and

construction. He has taken these skills to

develop an architectural firm that helps clients optimize

their value as well as improve their communities.”


Bart Starr | Starr Enterprises

Hall of Fame Quarterback

“CMArchitects works extremely hard to keep a project

within the budget restraints and equally close to schedule

requirements, resulting in satisfied customers.”


Richard T. Conard, M.D.

Architectural Merits

CMArchitects is noted for projects with:


The Nemours Children’s Clinic


TSA Design Award of Merit HCA Data Center


Tennessee AIA Design Award of Merit


University of Tennessee Competition for the School of Architecture


Best of Houzz 2017


See more projects here.

Added Architectural Expertise

Consulting + Design

30+ Years of Experience

Feasibility and Pro Forma Analysis

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Medical Office & Hospital Planning

Restaurant Construction Requirements

Master Planning

Due Diligence

Pre-development Research

Existing Building Surveys

Building Code Analysis

Zoning Analysis

Developer Coordination

Meetings with Localities

ADA Design, Surveys & Reports

Contracting Experience

Design / Bid / Build

IDIQ | Indefinite Deliver, Indefinite Quantity

Design/Build (as Architect Entity)

Sub-Contracted Design (as Architect Entity)