College of Architecture and Design News

UT students help Haiti, five years after quake

Knoxville News Sentinel

The Knoxville News Sentinel featured the efforts of students and faculty from the College of Architecture and Design as they help Haiti rebuild following a devastating earthquake that rocked the island nation five years ago. Since 2010, students and faculty have designed a secondary school, housing, and a clinic that are now in various stages of construction.

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Faculty, Students Continue Haiti Post-Earthquake Rebuilding Efforts


In the five years since a massive earthquake rocked the island nation of Haiti, UT faculty and students have helped the country’s rebuilding efforts by designing a secondary school, housing, and a clinic that are now in various stages of construction.

UT students highlight lost buildings of downtown Knoxville

Knoxville News Sentinel

The News Sentinel recently featured the work of two architecture graduate students that focuses on buildings that no longer exist in downtown Knoxville. The project, Lost Knox, highlights the need for preservation and has been provided to local policymakers and advocates. Read the story here.

Vote for UT Projects Nominated in the AIA East Tennessee Awards


Four recent campus construction and renovation projects have been nominated for 2014 People’s Choice Awards by the American Institute of Architects, East Tennessee Chapter. The community is encouraged to vote online for their favorite by 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 28.

New Norris House Lands National Research Award

New Norris House

The New Norris House, a sustainable home and landscape designed by UT students and faculty has earned a national Honor Award for Research from the American Society of Landscape Architects.