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Ted Shelton, FAIA


School of Architecture

Professor Shelton explores in the intersection of technology and culture across a variety of scales. His current research examines the history of design thought surrounding the introduction of highways to American cities and the social, structural, and environmental impacts of highways have had on US cities over the last century.

Contact Information


  • Master of Philosophy, Cambridge University, 2004
  • Master of Architecture, University of Oklahoma, 1995
  • Bachelor of Architecture, University of Tennessee, 1993

Professional Associations & Certifications

  • Fellow, American Institute of Architects
  • Fellow, Urban Design Forum
  • Certified, National Council of Architectural Registration Boards

Licensed Architect, Tennessee


Professor Shelton is a partner and co-founder of the architecture firm curb as well as a partner and co-founder of the development company Nine Yards.

Courses Taught

  • Design studio
  • Various technology courses

Expertise & Interests

  • Technology and Culture
  • Green Design
  • Urban Design

Honors & Awards

  • Affiliated Fellow, American Academy in Rome
  • Fulbright Fellow
  • James Johnson Dudley Faculty Scholar
  • Virginia Design Medal
  • AIA Innovation and Practice in Housing Design Research Grant
  • AIA National Housing Design Award
  • AIA National Small Project Design Award
  • AIA National Innovation Award
  • ACSA Collaborative Practice Award