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UT, Knoxville, Alumnus Named Fellow of American Institute of Architects

Alumnus Keith Boswell, class of 1980, was named a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. This is a major professional recognition for architects.

This honor is only granted to those, according to AIA, "who have made a significant contribution to architecture and society on a national level while achieving a standard level of excellence." Nomination categories range from promoted aesthetic and practical excellence to advancement of living standards through architectural practice to using the profession as a vehicle to serve society.

Boswell is one of only 105 members elevated to this honor this year. Of the 80,000 members who account for AIA, world-wide, only about 3,000 have been distinguished with a fellowship or honorary fellowship. 

Boswell graduated with his bachelor of architecture from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He is now the technical director of architecture at the San Francisco office of Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill (SOM), one of the largest architecture firms in the world. 

Through his career, Boswell has completed technically complex building systems around the world, principally in Asia. His expertise includes museums, government projects, international and domestic airport terminals, and high-rise office buildings. 

He has brought his depth of professional experience and knowledge to the UT, Knoxville, College of Architecture and Design, where he has served on its advisory board for many years. In this role, Boswell has actively voiced to the college community about trends in research and professional practice found in architecture and related fields. 

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UT School of Architecture Faculty and Alumni Receive AIA East Tennessee Awards

KNOXVILLE--The evening of October 25 marked the announcement of several awards by the East Tennessee Chapter of the American Institute of Architects to UT faculty and alumni. The below details the design achievements of nearly twenty members of the School of Architecture community who won awards over five categories. 

2011 Merit Award Winner: West Jackson Workshops

The West Jackson Workshops were completed by John Sanders and Brandon Pace, lecturers of the UT School of Architecture, and principals of the Knoxville firm, Sanders Pace Architecture, LLC



2011 Merit Award Winner:
New South Elementary and Middle School

Produced by Cockrill Design & Planning, the project was created by several alumni including David Cockrill and Margaret Butler, as well as faculty members, Jennifer Akerman and Sean Martin. 



2011 Honor Citation Winner: O'Dell Residence

Designed by a faculty team, including Brian Ambroziak, Tricia Stuth, Katherine Ambroziak and Ted Shelton (and non-UT collaborators, Brad Raines and Daniel Jones), the O'Dell Residence is a project in Gates, Tennessee. 

2011 Honor Citation Winner: Ghost Houses, Phase I

Generated through the faculty team, Tricia Stuth and Ted Shelton, the Ghost Houses are three reconceptualized homes in historic North Knoxville. 


2011 Honor Citation Winner: A New Norris House

A fully integrative project of students and faculty of the College of Architecture and Design, the New Norris House, led by Tricia Stuth and Robert French of the School of Architecture, was completed in the summer of 2011. 


C O N T A C T:

Kiki Roeder, kroeder@utk.edu

Photos provided by John McRae, and the AIA East Tennessee