College of Architecture and Design News

UT to Host Brian Lee, a Lead Designer of the 3-D-Printed Energy-Sharing AMIE System

Brian Lee, design partner with the international architecture firm Skidmore, Owings and Merrill and a lead designer of the Additive Manufacturing and Integrated Energy system, a 3-D-printed energy-sharing house and vehicle, will present “Work—Innovation in Practice” at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday as part of the College of Architecture and Design’s Church Lecture Series.

College of Architecture and Design Hosts van Eyck Today

The College of Architecture and Design will host visiting lecturer, Jerry van Eyck, founder of !melk, at 5:30 p.m. September 28. The lecture will take place in the Art and Architecture Building’s McCarty Auditorium.

UT Helps Design 3-D-Printed Sustainable Building Powered by a Vehicle

The College of Architecture and Design joined project leader Oak Ridge National Laboratory and close to 20 industry partners Wednesday to unveil a 3-D-printed building and vehicle that produce and share energy. The shared energy system—Additive Manufacturing Integrated Energy, or AMIE—demonstrates the integration of generating, using, and storing electrical power. Both the building and vehicle were built using the additive manufacturing process of 3-D printing.

A Place Like No Other: Faculty Member Reflects on Designing the 9/11 Pentagon Memorial

For Julie Beckman and Keith Kaseman, now faculty members in the College of Architecture and Design, September 11, 2001, started as a typical Tuesday morning in Manhattan. But the terrible events of that day forever changed the course of their lives and their careers, as it led them to creating the Pentagon Memorial, dedicated in 2008.

Unique Faculty Group Tackling Water Resource Challenges

The Watershed Faculty Consortium is hosting its fourth symposium on water availability on Tuesday, September 15. This year’s event will focus on policy and its impact on environmental laws and water needs.