Kim Hartley Hawkins

Principal / ASLA

Kim is a founding Principal of Hawkins Partners, Inc. (HPI), a landscape architecture and planning firm based in downtown Nashville, Tennessee. As a landscape architect with over three decades of experience in planning, design and construction, Kim’s commitment is to connect people to community through thoughtful, informed design. She holds a degree in landscape architecture from Louisiana State University.

Kim has been an active part of the community throughout her career. Notably, Kim was the founding president of the Nashville Civic Design Center in 2000 and the chair of Mayor Karl Dean’s Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee for the past two years. She has served on numerous boards and commissions, including the University of Tennessee College of Architecture Board of Advisors, the Conservation Commission for the State of Tennessee and several arts related boards.