Over 50 years have passed since Bruce McCarty and Robert Holsaple formed Bruce McCarty and Associates which would evolve to consistently be one of the leading design practices in East Tennessee and the greater Tri-Cities region.

Since that time, McCarty Holsaple McCarty Architects continues to provide thoughtful solutions that shape Knoxville and its surrounding communities. MHM prides itself in offering much more than design services, partnering with our clients to envision a beautiful, functional, and sustainable world with built projects that leave each place better than we found it.

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1957  Bruce McCarty selected to design “House that HOME Built” for NBC’s “Home Show”

1965  Bruce McCarty and Associates is established.

1970  Bruce McCarty proposes formation of the Community Design Center

1972  McCarty selected to design Knoxville City County Building with Lindsey and Maples

1975  McCarty wins two-stage competition for Art and Architecture Building at UT

1976  McCarty becomes Executive Architect for the design of the 1982 World’s Fair.

1984  Doug McCarty becomes president

1990  Doug McCarty, Bill Blakenship, Jeff Johnson, and Rick Norris become directors

1996  Bruce McCarty receives AIA ETN Gold Medal

1999  MHM is selected as design architect for McGhee Tyson Airport.

2000  David Collins becomes a director

2002  MHM selected as architect for Knoxville Convention Center

2005  MHM selected as architect for Neyland Stadium renovations

2006  MHM selected as architect for Tennessee Theater historic renovation

2009  Doug McCarty receives AIA ETN Gold Medal

2010  MHM selected as architect for new UT Student Center in joint venture with BMA

2014  MHM selected as architect for The Daniel historic renovation

2015  Margaret Butler, Nathan Honeycutt, Barbara Tallent, John Thurman, Li Wang, and Scott Webb become directors

2017  MHM renovates office in Bank of America building

2019  Jeff Johnson receives AIA ETN Gold Medal