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Dean Scott Poole Named One of Thirty Most Admired Design Educators of 2014
Scott Poole, dean of UT’s College of Architecture and Design, has been named one of the thirty Most Admired Educators of 2014 by DesignIntelligence, a report published by the Design Futures Council. DesignIntelligence is noted as the most important and respected poll in the country for the design disciplines. Its rankings are equivalent to those…
UT Landscape Architecture Students, Faculty Win Tennessee Design Awards
Projects created by students and faculty of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Landscape Architecture Program recently won awards from two state design and planning organizations. The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Tennessee Chapter and the American Planning Association (APA) Tennessee Chapter honored the UT students and faculty last month during a conference in Memphis…
Guide for East Tennessee Water Resources Fueled by UT Landscape Architecture Research
As East Tennessee communities are expected to grow 43 percent in the next three decades, the UT Landscape Architecture Program has created a resource guide aimed at protecting iconic water resources in Anderson, Blount, Loudon, Knox, and Union Counties. The book, “Low Impact Development: Opportunities for the PlanET Region,” was prepared for the City of…
UT Architecture Student Wins Gensler Diversity Internship, Scholarship
Tabitha Darko, a first-generation immigrant from Ghana and a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, architecture student, hopes to unite her cultural heritage with her passion for design to create meaningful architecture. As a winner of the Gensler Diversity Internship and Scholarship, she is now one step closer to her dream. Darko received one of three top…
First Endowed Professorship Named in UT College of Architecture and Design History
The College of Architecture and Design at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has named Lawrence Scarpa, an internationally celebrated architect, as its BarberMcMurry Professor, the first endowed professorship in the college’s history. Scarpa, a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), will teach a design studio and seminar during the 2014 spring semester. Following…