The Academy of Westhaven

The Academy of Westhaven in Franklin, Tennessee, is a preschool serving children from infant to school age in a state-of-the art learning environment.

Project Details

  • Designed with careful attention to the center’s developmental goals 
  • Complete with learning and play areas along with room for breakfast with parents
  • Design includes three playgrounds while indoor spaces provide lower window sill heights allowing children visual access to outdoors 
  • Playful ceiling shapes and a signature built-in aquarium incorporated into design
  • Renewable, durable resources used throughout the children’s spaces, including bamboo and linoleum floors
  • Designed to complement its surrounding neighborhood
  • Learning opportunities implimented in its exterior design, including a covered drop-off area showcasing an exposed structure so children can see how a building is constructed