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Department of Architecture students earn AIA, ARCC accolades

The University of Memphis Department of Architecture recently honored two students with medals from the American Institute of Architects and the Architecture Research Centers Consortium.  Both students earned the professional Master of Architecture degree in May 2020. Jeevan Thapa was announced as the 2020 recipient of the American Institute of…

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Renowned architect to deliver Eubanks Distinguished Lecture

The William R. Eubanks Distinguished Lecture Series at the University of Memphis is designed to give Department of Architecture students access to some of the nation’s best designers and architects. This year’s lecture (“Designing for Life; A Love Story”) is Thursday night at the Fogelman Executive Conference Center and features Joan…

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U of M architecture graduate’s thesis earns statewide honor

Antonio Tirado’s thesis at the University of Memphis’ Department of Architecture focused on creating Memphis ABLE, a learning center that would provide creative and appropriate environments for children with autism. Tirado earned his Master of Architecture degree in 2018. And now his thesis, “Empathic Design: Using Kinesthetic Architecture to Empower…

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U of M architecture graduate’s work featured in newspaper

Sonia Raheel’s work with a Memphis-based architecture and planning firm has landed her in the pages of The Commercial Appeal. Raheel, a graduate of the University of Memphis’ Department of Architecture, is an intern at Braganza Design Group and designed the interior of Inspire Community Café at 510 Tillman St. in…

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U of M architecture student gains his U.S. citizenship

Isaac Barrantes, a third-year student in the University of Memphis’ Department of Architecture, is many things. Minister’s son. Husband. Native of Alajuela, Costa Rica. Former college athlete. Holder of three undergraduate degrees. And now, citizen of the United States. “Becoming a citizen is a big process,” Barrantes said. “It’s a…

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