About Lynn Taylor

 

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Lynn TaylorIMAGELynn Taylor is recognized as a leading voice on historic design and preservation. A residential designer with nearly three decades of experience, Taylor is a dynamic and engaging personality who regularly advises homeowners and municipalities on how to best incorporate modern design elements while maintaining historic integrity. Clients continue to return to Taylor because they trust her insight, are grateful for her flexibility and love her design.

Taylor launched Taylor Made Plans January 2000 to provide a fresh option for those seeking historic house plans that are creative, consistent with their neighborhoods yet still affordable. Her designs have been featured in local and national media, including “Generation Renovation” on HGTV and Old House Journal. They have also won countless awards, including the 2013 infill award from the Historic Commission of Metropolitan Nashville-Davidson County, the 2005 infill-housing award from the National Trust for Historic Preservation and Old-House Journal's Great American Home Award.

Taylor is a sought-after speaker on infill housing and historic home construction and renovation. With a straightforward and down-to-earth style, she delivers a wealth of practical information to participants in her seminars and classes. Click here if your group or association is interested in a future appearance by Lynn Taylor.

 

Lynn's speaking credits include:

"Building New Homes in Historic Neighborhoods" Understanding Historic Design Requirements, WEBINAR, BuilderLink, April 2012

"Moving on Up: Attic Renovation Creating a dynamic space for all your family’s needs. " WEBINAR, March 2012

“Winning the Bid with Homeowners” Insights from a Residential Designer, WEBINAR, BuilderLink, January 2012

"Filling in the Vacant Space: Successful Infill Construction" (Round table) : National Preservation Conference, Nashville, TN, October 2009

"Creating a Variety of Housing Choices" presentation: Leadership Middle Tennessee event, Columbia, TN, in March, 2009 with Bridget Jones

"Basic, Affordable, Energy-Efficient Building Products You Can Choose Right Now" presentation: University School of Nashville community education class, Nashville, TN, in March, 2009

"Basic, Affordable, Energy-Efficient Building Products You Can Choose Right Now" presentation: Donelson-Hermitage Neighborhood Association, Nashville, TN, in March, 2009

"Energy-Efficient Building Products" presentation at the Middle Tennessee Home Builders Association's Home Show, February, 2009

"Basic, Affordable, Energy-Efficient Building Products You Can Choose Right Now" presentation: East Library Speaker Series, Nashville, TN, in February, 2009

"Filling in the Vacant Space: Successful Infill Construction" presentation: Kentucky Historic Preservation Conference, Bardstown, KY, in September, 2008

"Filling in the Vacant Space: Successful Infill Construction" presentation: Tupelo and Jackson, MS, in July, 2008

"Filling in the Vacant Space: Successful Infill Construction" presentation: Mississippi Historic Preservation Conference, Oxford, MS, in April, 2008

"Designing the New Old Home in Historic Neighborhoods" workshop: Traditional Building Exhibition and Conference, New Orleans, in October, 2007

Presentation to preservation class at Western Kentucky University in April, 2007

"Infill Design in Historic Districts" presentation: NAPC (National Alliance of Preservation Commissions) Forum, held in Baltimore in July, 2006

Panel: "Nontraditional Jobs for Women" presentation at the Tennessee Economic Summit for Women in December, 2005

"Infill Housing" presentation: Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas' Historic Homes and Neighborhoods Conference, held in Little Rock in October, 2005

Presentation to Bowling Green, KY, mayor and staff on choosing infill housing plans for an affordable market in August, 2005

"Moving on Up: Building out your Attic" presentation: East Library Speaker Series, Nashville, TN, in June, 2005

"Replica or Modern Design?" workshop: Tennessee Preservation Trust's Statewide Preservation Conference held in Chattanooga, TN in April, 2005

"The Process of Renovation" presentation for Remodelers Anonymous in March 2005

"The Process of Renovation" presentation: University School of Nashville community education class, Nashville, TN, in February, 2005

"Moving on Up: Building out your Attic" presentation: University School of Nashville community education class, Nashville, TN, in February, 2005

"Infill Housing Design" Presentation to Bowling Green-Warren County Historic Preservation Board, Bowling Green, KY, January, 2005

"It wouldn't be nontraditional if you had more women doing it": A discussion about job training in Tennessee (Panelists) presentation: Tennessee Economic Summit Council on Women, December, 2004

"Historic home restoration" presentation: Travellers Rest Restoration Fair, Nashville, TN, September, 2004

"Home Additions & Renovations" presentation at the Nashville's Home Decorating & Remodeling Show, September, 2004

"Getting Out There: small business networking & marketing" presentation: National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Nashville Chapter, August, 2004

"Moving on Up: Building out your Attic" presentation: East Library Speaker Series, Nashville, TN, in March, 2004

"Moving on Up: Building out your Attic" presentation: University School of Nashville community education class, Nashville, TN, in February, 2004

"Moving on Up: Building-Out Attic Spaces in Historic Homes" presentation: Historic Nashville's first Old House Fair, May, 2003

"Remodeling for Historic Houses" presentation: Woodmont-in-Waverly Neighborhood Assoc, May ,2001

Guest on "House Calls", a radio talk show of WLAC 1510

Creator of East Nashville Library Speakers Series: 2005 and 2009

Assisted in selecting topics and finding speakers - 2004 Travellers Rest Restoration Fair

Historic Nashville's first 2003 Old House Fair: chair and presenter; organized workshops and found speakers and topics

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