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UT Architecture Alumnus David Epstein Receives Gensler’s Highest Honor
David Epstein, a graduate of the University of Tennessee School of Architecture, has been recognized with the 2014 Don Brinkmann Award. The accolade recognizes outstanding individuals whose contributions to Gensler have raised the firm’s standards of design excellence. Honorees are vetted as individuals who bring “exemplary talent, tireless design leadership and vision to the firm.”…Read More »
UT Alumni to Participate in 2015 Perkins + Will Leadership Institute
Three alumna – Marie Henson (’01), Meena Krenek (’00), and Renee Rodriguez (’01) – have been accepted into the Perkins + Will Leadership Institute. They will participate in the 2015 firm-wide professional development initiative that recognizes the importance of investing in future design leaders. Only 15 individuals from across the firm, one of the largest in the United States,…Read More »
Interior Design Professor Named One of Thirty Most Admired Design Educators
Ryann Aoukar, an associate professor of the University of Tennessee Interior Design Program, has been named one of the thirty Most Admired Educators of 2015 by DesignIntelligence through an annual report published by the Design Futures Council. DesignIntelligence is noted as the most important and respected poll in the country for the design disciplines. Its…Read More »
Successful National Architecture Student Forum Hosted by UT
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Chapter of the American Institute of Architecture Students hosted the largest architecture student conference of the year in Nashville this winter. Held Dec. 29 through Jan. 1, the 2014 AIAS FORUM, titled “REVERB,” welcomed students from around the country to attend workshops, lectures, and seminars led by prominent professionals and academics, including our…Read More »
Alumnus Ken Ross Named AIA Vice President of Design and Practice
Ken. L. Ross, FAIA, FACHA, joined the American Institute of Architects (AIA) in the newly created position of Vice President, Design and Practice. Mr. Ross, who recently retired as Senior Principal and former President of WHR Architects, Inc., a 170-person Houston-based full service architecture, interior design and technology planning firm, will serve in this position…Read More »