In the northern most part of Union County Tennessee, you will find a small, or rather large, slice of heaven; Chuck Swan State Forest. Building upon a long standing relationship serving STREAM, Department of Agriculture, and Division of Forestry, A2H was engaged to continue efforts in design of work centers used by foresters that are so vital in maintaining these natural areas and working forests. The Chuck Swan State Forest Work Center is but a part of the State’s goal in providing these necessary facilities. Based on previous experience at Natchez Trace State State Forest, A2H was selected to produce a similar facility in order to create a unified typology of the work centers across the state.
After carefully listening to the Owner and Agency comments about the Chuck Swan State Forest site selection discussed during the project kick-off meeting, A2H reviewed area LIDAR maps and presented a more conducive site which was ultimately chosen. The new work center, which includes a vehicle work center and office space, was designed adjacent to the existing facility. The A2H project team for this contract previously teamed with the Forestry Division for another project at Natchez Trace State Park, which increased efficiencies in both project understanding and client communication.