Permobil, Inc., an international company based in Timra, Sweden

Corporate, manufacturing and warehouse facility for all North American operations of the worldwide leader in custom mobility devices for the disabled.


To create a facility that reflected the company’s commitment to serving disabled people, protecting the environment, and incorporating sustainable practices and materials into all of its buildings and operations. A variety of “green building” features were included in the design. The one with the most impact was a 60 KW solar array system, one of the largest privately owned solar array system in Tennessee at the time of its installation.

Manous Design provided land planning studies and site evaluation studies for five potential sites under consideration. Manous Design also provided comprehensive architectural design services, structural and civil engineering services, and interior, landscape and lighting design. Manous Design managed all mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection engineering services.

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120,000 s.f. in Phase One development included a diverse planning and design program for the facility including a two story entrance and reception area, administrative offices, central cafe, employee common areas, call center, research and development lab as well as manufacturing and custom fabrication shops. The land plan anticipates an additional 100,000 s.f. of mixed use and production areas.

Client investment exceeded $12 million.