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 has been appointed the inaugural Tennessee Architecture Fellow at the UT College of Architecture and Design.
College Hosts Craig Dykers in Public Lecture at Bijou April 29
Craig Dykers, a founding partner of Snøhetta, a Wall Street Journal 2016 Innovator and designer of the New York Times Square Reconstruction, will present a lecture on April 29 at the Bijou Theatre, 803 S. Gay Street. Hosted by the…Read More »
Brag + Boil Celebrates Awards and End-of-Year
The college invites alumni to Brag + Boil, an end-of-the-year, all-college celebration of the awards and accomplishments of our students and faculty. April 29 4-6 p.m. A+A Atrium Following the Craig Dykers Lecture at Bijou Theatre Buses will be…Read More »
Two Students Win National Scholarships, Internships
Mary Morgan Smith, a third-year student in the School of Interior Design, and Mustapha Williams, a fourth-year student in the School of Architecture, won prestigious national scholarships and internships from Gensler, a billion-dollar design firm with 46 locations across the…Read More »
Fox Featured in Palais de Tokyo Exhibit in Paris
Diane Fox, senior lecturer and director of exhibits, was recently invited to participate in the “Dioramas” exhibit at Palais de Tokyo in Paris, June 14-Sept. 10. The exhibit will present contemporary artists whose work explores the diorama and offers a…Read More »
Alumni Invited to Reception at AIA Conference, April 27
The college invites all alumni to the College of Architecture and Design Alumni Reception held during the 2017 AIA Conference on Architecture, April 27-29, in Orlando, Fla. The reception is April 27, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at Marlow’s Tavern, 9101 International Drive,…Read More »