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  • Travel Channel’s 10 Colorful Hotels


    Cogent Studio’s project the Dwell Hotel makes the Travel Channel’s 10 Colorful Hotels list. Read more here!  And learn more about the Dwell Hotel design here!

  • Progress on Private Residence


    Great progress on this renovation of a historic commercial building into a private residence.

  • Feed Co. Event Space


    Take a look inside the Feed Co. Table and Tavern new Event space!  We are looking forward to seeing this space come alive with all the great events that will no doubt take place here.  A big thanks to the beautiful craftsmanship by the New Blue Construction Team.

  • “Polychromatic Modern”


    “… the Dwell Hotel packs a whole lot of design punch into just 16 rooms. Each designed to have its own look and feel, these suites are as glossy as it gets.”  Read more at The Venue Report.

  • “Songbirds: Museum With A Mission” Vintage Guitar Magazine

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    “As anyone who geeks out on vintage guitars, from the well -heeled collector to the dreamer whose prized possession is a relic’d reissue, and you’ll hear the stories…First sighting of a real ‘Burst.  That trip to the famous shop to get that photo beside the ’59 Flying V.  Knowing someone who knows a guy who […]

  • ON THE BOARDS: Cummins Falls State Park Visitor Center

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    Cogent Studio has the honor of designing a New Visitor Center for Cummins Falls State Park, just north of Cookeville, Tennessee. This new, state of the art facility draws heavily on the vernacular buildings found in the region. Modern technology such as insulating concrete forms, solar power, and solar hot water systems are beautifully married […]

  • We Are Hiring!!!

    Hiring Call

    If you are passionate about great design, working hard, making a difference, and having a great time doing it, you just might fit well with the Cogent Studio team. We are looking for designers with a minimum of 5 years architectural production experience, BIM experience is a plus, and a willingness to periodically travel around the […]



    “To upgrade the Dwell’s architecture, Ojanpera turned to local firm Cogent Studio (the studio she worked with on her luxury retreat center in a mountain home in Georgia), which following two months of planning, completed the renovation in only three months, installing aluminum clad wood windows, demolishing and replacing the wood roof, and retrofitting luxe […]