Cast your vote for the best new architecture in East Tennessee. The poll opens on March 28th and runs through 6pm on April 11th. The winning project will be announced at the 2018 Design Awards Gala on April 14th at Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum.
Join us for the 2018 Modernism Home Tour. You won’t want to miss this rare opportunity to peak inside eight of Knoxville’s modern gems including an award-winning minimalist glass house on the bluff overlooking Sequoyah Hills and a recently-renovated 1903 downtown residence. This year’s tour includes the four luxury residences decorated by local designers in the brand new TENNESSEAN Person Hotel and Residences which are a part of the Symphony Designer ShowHouse 2018.
Check-in opens 9:00am at Mid Mod Collective
Houses open at 10:00am and close at 4:00pm
Check-in will close at 12:30pm
$25 per person, children 15 and under are free.
(A portion of the ticket sales goes to support the Knoxville Symphony League)
Hosted by The University of Tennessee College of Architecture & Design
Funded by the General Shale Lecture Series
After more than 40 years of working in the field, Finnish architect Juhani Pallasmaarecently closed his independent practice. A prolific author, essayist, professor, critic, and former museum director, he’s since focused his creative energy on teaching and writing about architecture.
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This year the Design Symposium explores the style, influences and decisions that gave shape to six architectural projects in Knoxville (or thereabouts).
Jennifer Akerman on Beardsley Community Farm
Mark Heinz on the Daylight Building
Dawn Michelle Foster on Suttree Landing Park
Avigail Sachs on Norris Dam
Doug McCarty on the UT Art and Architecture Building
Kelly Headden on the UT Natalie L. Haslam School of Music
Design SLAM! Knoxville is a live fast-paced architectural competition of design prowess and presentation. DSKv5 will pit teams from Knoxville’s architecture firms against one another to solve a Knoxville design challenge. Teams will be given 1.5 hours to come up with and present their solution to the audience and a panel of guest judges for both juried and a people’s choice favorites. Come, grab a beer, and root for your favorite team.
Welcome to the 1982 World’s Fair Tower Design Competition! We invite students and families to join us for a fun LEGO build competition. Teams will be challenged to brainstorm, design, and collaborate to construct a tower that reimagines Knoxville’s landmark tower. Teams composed of students and local Architects will compete head-to-head for the grand prize and various “best of” prizes.