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.
Student, Faculty Design/Build Project Recognized with Statewide Award of Excellence
The multi-awarded Beardsley Farm Education Center has earned statewide recognition from the Tennessee American Institute of Architects. The project, a product of the college’s successful design/build program, received the Design Award of Excellence, the organization’s highest honor, during its state…Read More »
Design/Build Project Earns National Brick in Architecture Award
The Beardsley Farm Education Center, a collaborative design/build project designed and largely constructed by students and faculty in the college, has earned the 2017 Brick in Architecture Gold Award. This national award recognizes design excellence, resilience and innovation in architecture featuring…Read More »
Energy-Harvesting AMIE Named a Research Winner by Architect Magazine
AMIE, the revolutionary energy-harvesting system designed and built by a team of students, faculty, design professionals and science researchers in the Governor’s Chair for Energy + Urbanism, was named a 2017 R+D Award Winner by Architect magazine. AMIE, Additive Manufacturing…Read More »
Students Join Professionals at National Convention
Four undergraduate students in the School of Interior Architecture recently connected with industry professionals at NeoCon in Chicago, thanks to generous support provided by Crossville, Inc. As part of a collaborative studio partnership between Crossville, Inc., the College of Architecture…Read More »
Adkisson Secures Gensler Post, Becomes a Registered Architect, is Accepted to Harvard…All in Four Years
Classmates no doubt remember him as an over achiever, and they could be right. Sam Adkisson, AIA, CDT, who graduated from the College of Architecture and Design in 2013, has achieved much in his short time as an alumnus. It…Read More »