Darius Ammon studied architecture and urbanism in Zurich, Tokyo and Rio de Janeiro. He was additionally educated in the practices of Diller+Scofidio and OMA New York. After graduating from ETH in 2010 he taught first year design studio and lectured on theory and history of architectural drawing at EPF Lausanne.
Following two years in the field, learning from Italian Renaissance masters, he moved on to serve as the head of a design research program at EPFL’s atelier de la conception del l’éspace ALICE. Currently he is working on his novel Architecture of the Soul in which he discusses the relationship between architecture and poetry.
For the academic year 2016-2017, Ammon was appointed the inaugural Tennessee Architecture Fellow at the UT College of Architecture and Design.
Students Intern at NCDC, Engage with Community, Work with Next Generation
Natalie McCarthy and Fernando Turpin, second-year Master of Landscape Architecture students, spent the summer in Nashville, Tennessee, interning with the Nashville Civic Design Center. Nashville Civic Design Center elevates the quality of Nashville’s built environment to promote public participation in…Read More »
Watershed Symposium Features Tennessee River Studio Students, Faculty
The 6th Annual Watershed Symposium brought together local and regional agency and industry experts, educators and students to discuss challenges to the Tennessee River Watershed and featured a charrette led by students and faculty from our Tennessee River Studio. Hosted…Read More »
Doug McCarty Featured Speaker at Hodges Library Celebration
Alumnus Doug McCarty (B.Arch ’73) is a featured speaker at the John C. Hodges Library’s 30th Anniversary Celebration reception on Oct. 23, 5:30 p.m. The reception will be held in the library’s first-floor galleria and will also feature a new…Read More »
Interior Architecture’s Liz Teston Named Fulbright Scholar
Liz Teston, an assistant professor and James Johnson Dudley Faculty Scholar in the School of Interior Architecture was named a 2017 Fulbright Scholar. The Core Fulbright Scholar Program is the most widely recognized and prestigious international exchange program in the…Read More »
Interior Architecture Undergoes Reaccreditation
Beginning Oct. 20, 2017, the School of Interior Architecture will host a team representing the Council for Interior Design Accreditation for an onsite review toward reaccreditation. In 2011, the school earned a six-year accreditation from CIDA. Now time for reaccreditation,…Read More »