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Montgomery Bell Academy H. Frank Burkholder Wellness Center

This athletic facility is dedicated to improving student wellbeing with diverse programming on the school’s historic campus. Designed to support mental and physical health, the Wellness Center provides opportunities for students to gather, learn, play, and compete in its arena, field, gymnasium, and other fitness spaces and supporting amenities. It also uses efficient building systems to reduce operation costs and environmental impact. Founded in 1867, MBA is the oldest independent school for boys in Tennessee.


Montgomery Bell Academy

Project Stats

200,000 sq ft


ABC Excellence in Construction Award

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Innovative building systems reduce annual energy costs for campus sports facility

To reduce ongoing operational expenses, the Montgomery Bell Academy H. Frank Burkholder Wellness Center implements efficient building systems that are projected to save approximately 20% on annual energy costs and decrease potable water consumption by an estimated 35% annually.

"On a daily basis I marveled at the industry and organization of Brasfield & Gorrie. Each week they provided helpful and thorough updates that kept us updated on the progress of the project... The leadership of the organization reflected a care and knowledge that far exceeded every project I have worked on at Montgomery Bell Academy these past 27 years."

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