When starting a project, the last thing you want to do is waste time. We will help you plan every step of your project from start to finish.

Community Tectonics has unmatched experience in all phases of project planning, development and execution. For example, Community Tectonics has created master plans for twenty one Tennessee school systems, more than any other firm. Our staff is highly skilled and certified in the areas of consultation and planning. Several of our employees are respected members of the Council of Educational Facility Planners, International.

Listed below is a short summary of the planning process. Please Contact us for more information.

Strategic Planning

Charts a direction the system, facility, or client wants to go and why. Assists the Director of Schools and staff with evaluating the needs of the entire system and helps develop a program that meets those needs.

Facilities Master Plan

Defines the best route to get where you want to go. Investigates your options. Determines if renovation is feasible, can meet the standards, and meets the needs.

Program Specifications

Defines your specific needs to each facility and each space. It defines what you need in order to get where you want to go.

Project Budgets

Defines project costs. What will it cost to get you where you want to go.

Capitol Improvements Budget

Defines your priorities for implementation of a facilities improvement plan. A 10-15 year schedule for planned improvements will be provided.

Communication & Distribution

Places the information developed by the team in the hands of the proper design makers and shareholders to develop support for the entire program.


Provides assistance to the owner in obtaining the necessary funding to implement the program.

Facilities Design

The experienced facilites master planner translates your program information into plans and specifications for your unique building requirements.

Facilities Construction

The project team works in concert to construct your facilities in the most cost efficient and timely manner…resulting in the buildings that best meet your program requirements.

Occupation/Post Occupation Evaluation

Provides assistance in the moving in and occupancy process. Continue to remain an active part of the planning process evaluating the initial success of the project and providing post occupancy evaluation for use in the development of future phases of the overall master plan.