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.
Students Visit Japan to Share Culture, Establish Exchange Program
More than 20 students and faculty in the College of Architecture and Design visited Japan over spring break, March 9-19. The trip was more than sightseeing and educational programming. The UT group visited with representatives at Chubu University to continue…Read More »
College Hosts Pritzker Prize-winner Kazuyo Sejima in Public Lecture at Bijou April 8
Kazuyo Sejima, co-founder of the multiple award-winning international architecture firm, SANAA, and a 2010 recipient of the prestigious Pritzker Prize for Architecture, will present a lecture on April 8, hosted by the UT College of Architecture and Design. The lecture…Read More »
Architecture Students Invited to Visit Disney Imagineers in Orlando
Two undergraduate students in the School of Architecture have been invited by the American Institute of Architecture Students to connect with Walt Disney Imagineers in Orlando, Florida, and learn about the Disney design process. Rachel Larson, a second-year Architecture student,…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 »
Stuth Elected to AIA College of Fellows
Tricia Stuth, Associate Professor of Architecture, was recently elected to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects. The Fellowship program elevates architects who have made significant contributions to architecture and society on a national level and who…Read More »