Philip Enquist, UT’s Governor’s Chair for High Performance Energy Practices in Urban Environments, will lead the design of Egypt’s new capital city. The news was featured in a recent article at ConstructionWeekOnline.com. Enquist and a team from his firm, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, will design the $45 billion capital city to meet the needs of a modern
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A group of UT students and faculty will spend spring break building a kiosk to bring clean water to one Appalachian community. From March 16 to 20, the UT team will join community volunteers to erect the building at Red Bird Mission in Clay County, Kentucky.
Helene Binet, one of the world’s leading architectural photographers, will be the General Shale Lecturer for the College of Architecture and Design Robert B. Church III Memorial Lecture Series.
David Matthews, chair of the Interior Design program and associate dean of facilities and technology, and James Rose, senior lecturer, are faculty trailblazers in the College of Architecture and Design.
Students of the UT chapter of Freedom by Design recently won four national awards from the American Institute of Architecture Students, including one for best program.
Internationally renowned landscape architect Drew Wensley has been appointed a visiting professor of practice in the College of Architecture and Design.
Internationally recognized architects and designers will present their work this semester as part of the Church Memorial Lecture Series.
The Governor’s Chair for High Performance Energy Practices in Urban Environments, a partnership between UT, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and engineering firm Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill, will host three lectures this spring.
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.
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.