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The Future of Product Design
In today’s kitchens, old-fashioned workhorses such as strainers and juicers are rarely used. Fruit juice comes presqueezed in bottles, or worse yet, in cans of concentrate. Vegetables, unless grown at home, are washed long before they hit grocery store shelves. But it is the elegant simplicity of these little-used utensils that product designer Ryann Aoukar…
BarberMcMurry Professorship Studio, Trip to LA ‘Life-Changing’ for Students
Architecture students of the University of Tennessee are engaged in a once in lifetime experience as participants in the studio of BarberMcMurry Professor Lawrence Scarpa. Scarpa is an internationally celebrated architect whose practice, Brooks + Scarpa (former Pugh + Scarpa), has received more than 50 major design awards, including the National Firm Award from the American…
Church Lecture Series Celebrates 40 Years
Internationally recognized architects and designers will present their work this semester at UT as part of the Church Memorial Lecture Series. This year marks the fortieth anniversary of the series. Its first speaker was Louis Kahn, one of the most influential architects of the twentieth century. He gave his last public lecture on February 5,…
Notable Designer is New Director of Student Services
Julie Beckman, the award-winning designer of the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial and the Space Shuttle Columbia Memorial, has been appointed director of student services for UT’s College of Architecture and Design. As a practicing architect, she will translate her professional experiences into helping students with advising, career development, internships, and job placement upon graduation. Her…
Career Day to Host Design Professionals and Firms on February 28
The College of Architecture and Design will hold its annual Career Day on Friday, February 28 in the Neyland Stadium Skyboxes. This is a valuable opportunity for firms to interface with the design talent of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. All architecture, interior design, landscape architecture and allied industry firms are invited to attend. Employers…