EducationTennessee College of Applied Technology

Nashville, Tennessee Diesel Building Size: 12,300 SF Construction Cost: Completed:

Dickson, Tennessee Allied Health BuildingSize: 12,300 SFConstruction Cost:Completed: 2018

Allied Health Building
Diesel Building
Diesel Building

JJCA’s work with the Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) is a great example of the design of facilities that serve highly specialized student needs.

TCAT’s 12,310 square-foot diesel building, located on their Nashville main campus, provides specialized space for training in the maintenance and repair of diesel engines, particularly for commercial trucking. Two classrooms flank a 6-bay repair facility, and a specialized testing bay houses a dynamometer, which allows in-place testing of a truck cab running at highway speeds. Electronic simulators and training equipment, RFID tool tracking, and the latest A/V components integrate technology throughout the instructional environment. The facility takes initial design cues from the adjacent campus, but integrates updated materials and prominently features the dynamometer testing bay as a visual centerpiece aligned with the student entrance to the campus.

The TCAT 12,310 square-foot Allied Health Building, located on the Dickson campus dramatically, changes the street presence of the existing campus while providing new classroom and simulation laboratory space for the school’s nursing and dental programs. The facility is oriented to create a new entrance courtyard for both the existing campus and the new building. In addition to the nursing and dental classrooms, new spaces are created to simulate patient care spaces for both programs, and allow students and instructors to interact within a clinical environment. The new lobby and gathering space serves not only the nursing and dental students but the broader school community as well.

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  • Jason Varrin
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    Team 10Michael Speck, AIA
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  • If you are ever in the neighborhood of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology's main campus on White Bridge Road, you might want to grab a bite at Anatolia Turkish Restaurant.