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.
Photos from Fall 2017 Final Reviews
Final reviews took place Nov. 27-Dec. 1, giving students the chance to show what they have learned. Visiting critics were witness to energy, innovation and imagination from all of our studios. Congratulations, students! Fall 2017 Final ReviewsRead More »
Lidwin Wins Houzz Scholarship
Michael Lidwin, a third-year Architecture student, was recently awarded the national Houzz Residential Design Scholarship. Houzz offers four scholarships twice a year for students interested in the topics of women in architecture, residential design, sustainable residential design and residential construction…Read More »
Alumni-Led Firms Rank in Top 50
Firms led by alumni of the college have placed in the 2017 Top 50 list as ranked by Architect, the journal of the AIA. Firms are scrutinized in three categories: Design, Sustainability and Business, and ranked overall. Congratulations to these…Read More »
Big Orange Give: 1 Day. $1 Million.
UPDATE: On Nov. 8, UT hosted Big Orange Give, a far-reaching fundraising campaign with a goal of raising $1 million in one day. The college’s goal was $10,000. We sincerely thank the alumni, faculty, staff and friends who helped us…Read More »
Archtoberfest Closes Out Strong with THRIFT Fashion Show
As a glamorous finish to Archtoberfest, student organization Alpha Rho Chi presented THRIFT Design Fashion Show on October 28. The atrium was aglow, and the models’ runway was alight as more than 50 students participated in the show. Students mostly…Read More »