Experienced Architects In Knoxville TN With a Hands-On Approach

"We provide professional service based on quality, creativity, and commitment to understanding and meeting your goals."

- Jim, Steve, Seth, & Cara


We serve every client and invest in every project with the same level of focus, importance, and energy. Every time. All the time. No matter what.


We set clear and achievable goals and milestones with you to make sure your architecture project stays on track and you stay updated on its progress.


We do something rare in the realm of architects, we actually respond to you and your requests in a timely manner. Nobody likes to be in the dark.

Architects with Goals

Our Vision

At oysk3 architects, our vision is to become the leading architecture firm in Knoxville that provides a consistent, reliable, and responsive level of expertise that provides our clients and partners with an unmatched experience.

Our Mission

oysk3 architects mission is to provide a level of focus and attention to detail that our clients have never seen before. We believe designing and building should be an enriching experience, not a taxing or draining one.

oysk3 architects by the numbers

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Percentage of Clients That Are Repeat or Referral

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What Our Clients Have To Say

One of the best decisions I have made this year was to hire the osyk3 architect team. I just wanted to share a quick note to thank you for being such good partners. Your team has truly delivered a solution that exceeds my design needs. From our first encounter, you realized the project scope and my end goals. Now as the design phase is finished, I'm even more impressed by your due diligence and proactive approach to help me move the project forward. The oysk3 team really listened, allowed me to share my vision and then executed the vision to fruition. Thanks Guys!

- Jim Klonaris, Kefi Greek Restaurant

[The firm was] exemplary in the manner in which they carried out their business. They acted professionally at all times and instilled confidence in me that their work would be done timely and to my satisfaction.

- Steven Albright, Albright & Company CPA

[The oysk3 team] was of great benefit in grasping the essence of what the group desired by presenting numerous designs and making necessary modifications that allowed us to stay within our limited budget. [The team] followed up with this process by preparing the final design, assisting in choosing eligible bidders, contract preparation, and construction administration.

- David E. Buck, City of Alcoa

From the initial design stage to project completion, we found [the oysk3 team] to be very professional and attentive. [Their] assistance in coordinating interior space planning, finishes, and furnishings was also excellent. Our project was completed on time and within budget, and [their] involvement contributed much to the success of this project.

- Patricia E. Corbitt, Knoxville Builders Exchange

Architecture awards we've earned over the years

Knox Heritage Award Winner

Knox Heritage Award

Awarded Certificate of Appreciation by Knox Heritage in 2002 for our work on the Rogers-Wylie Building.


City View Magazine

Voted Knoxville's best residential architect group in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019.

Keep Knoxville Beautiful Orchids Award216

KKB Orchid Award

Earned The Orchids Award in 2019 from Keep Knoxville Beautiful for our work on Kefi Greek Restaurant in the Old City.

Knoxville MPC Excellence Award

Knoxville MPC

Awarded Excellence Award from the Knoxville Metropolitan Planning Commission in 2002 for our work on the Community Place Subdivision.

Knoxville Leadership Foundation

Knoxville Leadership Foundation

Recognized in 2000 by the Knoxville Leadership Foundation for our work in developing the Community Place Subdivision.

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Some Of Our Recent Projects


This is a 5 story, 105 room Westin/Marriot hotel that is designed for longer stays for the business traveler. The emphasis of this hotel brand is health-focused and ecologically conscious. This exciting commercial project is currently under construction and slated to be open in mid-2020.


This beautiful custom home is in the Bridgemore Community in West
Knoxville. The main floor is open for entertaining family and friends with a fantastic 2-story Great Room. Unique features include a theater, exercise, and game room with guest bedroom on the lower floor plus a gathering space for the three bedrooms on the second floor.


This is a new hangar facility for TAC Air at Tyson-McGhee airport in Blount County. The hangar is a 19,000 square foot pre-engineered metal structure that clearspans 160 feet. The facility will house multiple aircraft. The hangar doors allow for 150’ clear opening to maneuver the aircraft through.


Custom Foods is one of our longest-standing commercial architecture clients. We're always excited to help them as they grow their facility in Knoxville, TN. Most recently our team helped with an addition for freezer storage, employee facilities and additional offices for their company.