The University of Tennessee Pat Summitt Plaza

May 14, 2019

Welcome to The University of Tennessee Pat Summitt Plaza, an extraordinary architectural project brought to you by McKenna John J Architect, a leading name in the Heavy Industry and Engineering - Architecture category. In this meticulous masterpiece, we have combined our expertise and creativity to deliver a truly remarkable space that pays homage to the legendary Pat Summitt and her immeasurable contributions to the University of Tennessee.

The Legacy of Pat Summitt

Pat Summitt, also known as the "winningest coach" in the history of NCAA basketball, left an indelible mark on the University of Tennessee and women's basketball as a whole. Her relentless pursuit of excellence, unparalleled dedication, and unwavering commitment to her players have made her a true icon. The University of Tennessee Pat Summitt Plaza serves as a tribute to her tremendous legacy.

Unveiling an Architectural Marvel

The Pat Summitt Plaza stands as an architectural marvel, redefining the boundaries of modern design and engineering. The plaza embodies the spirit of innovation, seamlessly blending artistry, functionality, and sustainability to create a truly captivating space.

The carefully selected materials, such as robust concrete and elegant stone, harmoniously come together, exuding grandeur and durability. McKenna John J Architect painstakingly ensured that every aspect of the plaza's construction reflects the resilient character of Pat Summitt and resonates with the community it serves.

Immersive Design Elements

At the heart of the Pat Summitt Plaza lies a sprawling landscape, meticulously crafted to provide a serene and tranquil atmosphere. The integration of lush greenery, thoughtfully placed seating areas, and engaging walkways creates a harmonious environment for visitors to unwind, connect, and reflect on the legacy that Pat Summitt has left behind.

As you stroll through the plaza, you'll notice captivating sculptures strategically placed to capture the essence of Pat Summitt's remarkable journey. These sculptures, meticulously crafted by renowned artists, symbolize the resilience, determination, and passion that defined her career and continue to inspire generations.

A Community Hub

The University of Tennessee Pat Summitt Plaza goes beyond its architectural brilliance to become a vibrant community hub. It serves as a gathering place for students, alumni, and fans alike, fostering a sense of unity and pride. Whether it's a basketball game celebration, a peaceful reading spot, or an impromptu chat between friends, the plaza stands as a symbol of the shared experiences and memories forged on this hallowed ground.

Impact on the Local Community

The Pat Summitt Plaza is not only a remarkable architectural feat; it also serves a higher purpose by contributing to the development and growth of the local community. By integrating sustainable features, such as energy-efficient lighting and environmentally conscious landscaping, this project showcases McKenna John J Architect's commitment to responsible design.

Moreover, the economic impact of the plaza cannot be underestimated. It attracts visitors from near and far, stimulating local businesses, and fostering a thriving economy. By amalgamating art, design, and functionality, the plaza creates a space that supports both the spatial and socio-economic fabric of the region.


In conclusion, The University of Tennessee Pat Summitt Plaza stands as a testament to the visionary expertise of McKenna John J Architect. This architectural wonder, honoring the legacy of Pat Summitt, showcases the unparalleled creative brilliance and commitment to excellence that define our work. Embark on a journey through the plaza to witness the harmonious fusion of art, design, and functionality come to life.

Discover a space that not only captivates aesthetically but also fosters a deep sense of community and belonging. Experience the profound impact that this architectural masterpiece, created by McKenna John J Architect, has on the local community and the countless visitors who enter its embrace. Welcome to The University of Tennessee Pat Summitt Plaza: an awe-inspiring testament to the enduring legacy of a sports legend, brought to life through the artistry of McKenna John J Architect.

Peter Adams
The attention to detail is remarkable.
Nov 9, 2023
Paul Maggiano
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Nov 8, 2023
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The plaza's design is thought-provoking.
Sep 20, 2023
Luca Garulli
I'm in awe of the plaza's design.
Sep 16, 2023
Agnes Bohn
A breathtaking testimony to Pat Summitt's legacy.
Sep 13, 2023
The plaza is a tribute in concrete and steel.
Sep 1, 2023
Mithilesh Singh
A beautiful space to honor a legacy.
Aug 23, 2023
Mohan Nair
I'm impressed by the attention to detail.
Aug 1, 2023
Pascale Marchand
I appreciate the blend of art and architecture.
Jul 28, 2023
Al Naudus
The plaza exemplifies innovation.
Jul 12, 2023
Luiza Ursachi
This is a wonderful ode to Pat Summitt.
Jul 10, 2023
David Moss
The plaza is an architectural marvel.
Jun 23, 2023
Daphne Pu
A perfect tribute to a true legend.
Jun 20, 2023
Maria Schwaederle
The architecture speaks volumes.
May 6, 2023
Xiaoheng Pan
The plaza's design evokes a sense of awe.
Apr 28, 2023
Robin Burkhardt
An impeccable architectural endeavor.
Feb 28, 2023
Alex Villicana
The attention to detail is astonishing.
Jan 22, 2023
Rachel Boyd
The plaza is a testament to innovation.
Dec 10, 2022
Amber Johnson
The plaza's design is both elegant and bold.
Nov 18, 2022
Jim Dziatkowicz
McKenna John J Architect did an excellent job.
Nov 2, 2022
Roderick Baldwin
An architectural achievement to be proud of.
Oct 25, 2022
James Miller
The architecture tells a powerful story.
Oct 8, 2022
Mark Ricker
The design reflects elegance and strength.
Jul 6, 2022
Jen Warner
The plaza's design is both intricate and bold.
Jun 26, 2022
A true masterpiece of architectural work.
Jun 25, 2022
Mary Cooper
This plaza is a lasting tribute.
May 24, 2022
Harsh Prabhakar
The architecture is simply stunning.
May 9, 2022
Rex Measmer
Impressed by the architectural prowess displayed.
May 3, 2022
Don Rossi
The plaza's design is a work of art.
Mar 23, 2022
Adam Tolman
The attention to detail is truly remarkable.
Mar 2, 2022
Juha Isosomppi
The plaza's design is both modern and timeless.
Feb 28, 2022
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The plaza is a symbol of strength and resilience.
Feb 18, 2022
Mark Nelson
The blend of form and function is exceptional.
Feb 12, 2022
Robert Paradis
The plaza is an embodiment of creativity.
Jan 25, 2022
Robert Eubank
A wonderful addition to the university.
Dec 22, 2021
David Williams
The plaza is a testament to creativity.
Dec 10, 2021
Luca Cortinovis
Excited to visit this plaza.
Dec 4, 2021
Jodi Silva
I admire the architectural creativity.
Dec 2, 2021
Glenn Dieball
The plaza's design is a fitting tribute.
Nov 26, 2021
Jim Myers
What a wonderful space for reflection.
Nov 25, 2021
Robert Deppisch
A magnificent architectural achievement.
Oct 31, 2021
Kevin Buckner
The design reflects strength and perseverance.
Oct 19, 2021
Ali-Asker Erman
This plaza is truly an architectural wonder.
Oct 6, 2021
Michael Grisham
The plaza's design is captivating.
Sep 29, 2021
John Brannan
This plaza's design is innovative and captivating.
Sep 28, 2021
Betty Dhotry
A beautiful blend of art and architecture.
Sep 15, 2021
Monica Vasquez
A remarkable blend of beauty and strength.
Jul 22, 2021
Wayne Automall
An extraordinary project indeed.
Jun 10, 2021
Francis Cameron
This plaza is a beautiful tribute to a legend.
Apr 21, 2021
Rick Watson
The plaza is a symbol of resilience.
Feb 21, 2021
Cathy Centra
The plaza is a symbol of perseverance and strength.
Jan 8, 2021
Diana Long
The plaza is a striking tribute.
Dec 26, 2020
Noah Pryor
I'm captivated by the plaza's design.
Nov 20, 2020
Shanna Shockley
The architectural project is stunning!
Nov 17, 2020
An admirable architectural feat.
Nov 10, 2020
Karen Boykin
Such a beautiful space for quiet contemplation.
Oct 25, 2020
Casey Barnett
The architecture certainly makes a statement.
Sep 23, 2020
Ramesh Sajjan
The design is both striking and thoughtful.
Sep 17, 2020
Not Provided
A stunning creation by McKenna John J Architect.
Sep 8, 2020
Cary Gaddis
It's wonderful to see such thoughtful architecture.
Sep 5, 2020
Tammy Brook
Such a great addition to the university!
Sep 5, 2020
Lynne Brickner
This plaza is a testament to hard work and dedication.
Aug 22, 2020
Todd Lenhart
The design is impressive!
Aug 18, 2020
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An architectural gem that deserves appreciation.
Jul 18, 2020
Esmeralda Marku
A stunning architectural tribute to greatness.
Jun 10, 2020
Gabe Manchon
The plaza is a reflection of excellence.
Jun 1, 2020
Masoomeh Andersen
A beautiful combination of form and function.
May 9, 2020
Sam Carlo
A beautiful space for contemplation.
May 3, 2020
Donald Carlston
The plaza is a work of art in itself.
Apr 24, 2020
Eric Martin
The plaza's design is an inspiration.
Mar 25, 2020
Jonathan Gagnon
The plaza reflects grace and resilience.
Mar 16, 2020
The attention to detail is impressive.
Mar 14, 2020
Jayaram Pattanaik
The plaza is a monumental architectural achievement.
Mar 7, 2020
Peter Coenen
A fitting tribute to an extraordinary legacy.
Feb 20, 2020
Jon Metzel
The plaza is a tribute to greatness.
Feb 14, 2020
Lorenzo Buenrostro
The design reflects the spirit of a legend.
Jan 29, 2020
Katie Stoller
The plaza adds to the university's grandeur.
Jan 20, 2020
Karen Hill
An awe-inspiring architectural project.
Jan 10, 2020
Mikael Taveniku
It's amazing to see art and architecture come together.
Dec 29, 2019
Chirag Shah
McKenna John J Architect has outdone themselves.
Dec 26, 2019
Colleen Bailey
A tribute that will stand the test of time.
Dec 24, 2019
Ed Buchser
The attention to detail in the design is noteworthy.
Oct 27, 2019
Richard Grffiths
A fitting tribute to an extraordinary individual.
Oct 21, 2019
Robert Bilyo
The plaza is a fitting tribute to Pat Summitt.
Oct 16, 2019
Liesbeth Wynen
McKenna John J Architect has created a masterpiece.
Sep 25, 2019
Owen Gilbert
The plaza is a celebration of excellence.
Sep 6, 2019
Brad Lechmaier
The plaza's design is a true masterpiece.
Aug 2, 2019
Fuad Saif
This plaza will surely inspire.
Jul 11, 2019
Jimmy Tan
McKenna John J Architect's work is commendable.
Jul 3, 2019
Kelly Kujath
The craftsmanship is top-notch.
Jun 24, 2019
Ana Han
The plaza is an architectural triumph.
Jun 13, 2019
William Allen
The design is both elegant and impactful.
Jun 5, 2019