The Interior Design Program joined the School of Architecture to form the College of Architecture and Design in 1997. The program is top-ranked in the state and has a student body of approximately 80 students. The four-year Bachelor of Science in Interior Design degree is professionally accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation.
Upcoming Open House for Prospective Students
The College of Architecture and Design at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will host its spring open house on April 5, 2013. The all-day event will give prospective students the opportunity to discover the college’s many programs. Register.
UT Students and Faculty Design and Construct School in Haiti
Shortly after the January 12, 2010, earthquake rocked Haiti, a group of students and faculty from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, collaborated on designing and constructing a secondary school complex in the island nation's town of Fond-des-Blancs. Read More.
UT’s Team Living Light Places Eighth in Department of Energy Solar Decathlon
The University of Tennessee is named eighth overall in the outcome of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon after completion of ten multidisciplinary contests. The design and construction of UT's energy-efficient, solar-powered Living Light house earned commendable, high-standing marks in several of the decathlon events.Read More.
UT Celebrates Opening of New Norris House
With the cutting of a green ribbon, UT Knoxville marked the opening of the New Norris House, a nationally recognized model for efficient and sustainable living. The UT student-led team has worked for more than three years to bring the concept, first conceived in a classroom, to the modern and appealing 750-square-foot structure. Read More.
UT Interior Design Program Receives Reaccreditation by CIDA
The Interior Design Program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has successfully received re-accreditation.
Support the Interior Design Program as it Gears-up for Re-accreditation This Spring
This spring, the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) will visit UT Knoxville’s interior design program. In order to kick-off the accreditation process, the Council of Interior Design Students (CIDS) is hosting a preview exhibition of student work to create a unified perspective of interior design at UT. Called iDesign, the exhibition and reception will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 2, in the Art and Architecture Building atrium.
Check out and comment on student work.
Interior Design Student Designs Hanging Light Fixture for UT Medical Center
The University of Tennessee Medical Center is building a new Heart Hospital in 2010 which will serve as a new entrance to the medical center's campus. Interior design student Theresa Kidwell from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will help light that entrance. Kidwell was selected from a group of her peers to design a hanging 3-dimensional interior lighting element for the four-story atrium of the new building. Read More.
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