Yearly Archives: 2019

Smith Gee Studio Seeks Urban Designer

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Position Overview:Smith Gee Studio is seeking a passionate urban designer to join our top-notch team of smart, creative and funpeople. The candidate would assist us with both public and private sector projects including zoning entitlements,design guidelines, site planning, large scale master planning, form based codes and the like.


2019 AIA Tennessee Design Award Recipients are…

(Knoxville, TN) – The Tennessee Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Tennessee) celebrated the 2019 Design Awards in Knoxville during AIA Tennessee’s Conference on Architecture.  To salute excellence in architecture, AIA Tennessee conducts an annual Design Awards program.  This program honors built works of distinction designed by AIA Tennessee members, and brings to



(Knoxville, TN) –Kem G. Hinton, FAIA, and William B. Nolan received the highest honors that AIA Tennessee can bestow on an individual during the 2019 AIA Tennessee Conference on Architecture.

The two awards: “William Strickland Award for Lifetime Achievement for the Profession of Architecture” and the “Samuel Morgan Lifetime Service Award for Contribution to Architecture


Architect – Value Added Solutions

Position: Architect Company: Value Added Solutions, Inc

DUTIES Provide architectural staff augmentation support to SRNS. Primary responsibilities include analysis of existing facilities and space planning; development of design criteria, facility conceptual design, and construction drawings; fire protection design including fire barriers and penetration seals; coordination with structural, civil, mechanical, and electrical disciplines; materials research and


Revit Specialist – Architectural Design Position

Tinker Ma is hiring!

Tinker Ma, Inc. – Chattanooga, TN – is currently accepting applications for the position of Revit Specialist in its Chattanooga office. Tinker Ma is an architectural firm providing design & construction documents to enhance and enrich the human experience for a wide variety of commercial projects, restaurants, hospitality, and residential projects.


State Legislature Repeals Professional Privilege Tax for Architects

In 2020, architects will no longer be subject to the $400 annual professional privilege tax!

(NOTE: Licensed architects in TN must still pay the professional privilege tax this year.)


The repeal of this $400 tax affects all our 1,400 members – even those that aren’t licensed yet because they will not worry


Tennessee Architect Licensing Advisor – Call for Volunteers

Application Deadline: May 20, 2019

Are you passionate about helping Tennessee’s future architects on the path to licensure?

The Architect Licensing Advisors Community is a group of individuals committed to assisting licensure candidates and architects as they navigate the path to licensure and reciprocity. Architect licensing advisors provide guidance throughout the licensure process by facilitating


Support State Historic Preservation Tax Incentives

Thank you to everyone that supported the Main Street Historic Tourism and Revitalization Act this year. Unfortunately, the legislation was not included in the budget. However, your voice was heard on TN’s Capitol Hill! You raised awareness of the importance of a state historic tax incentives and educated hundreds of people about the issue. Let’s