Andrew Ruff graduated from the University of Tennessee's College of Architecture + Design with a B.Arch in 2011, receiving the Tau Sigma Delta medal for his thesis work. In addition to his studies and research in Rome and Switzerland, his design portfolio includes projects in Haiti, Detroit, the American Gulf Coast, and the Appalachian Mountains.
His creative research explores the architectural potential of fiction, chronotopic palimpsests, and the relationship between architecture and mythology.
Georgia Institute of Technology, Lecturer
tvsdesign, Intern Architect
NT21, Design Collaborative
The University of Tennessee - Knoxville, Teaching Assistant
Visual Design Theory, Drawing and Perception, History and Theory of Architecture
Bauer Askew Architecture, Architectural Intern
Gulf Coast Community Design Studio, Architectural Intern
The University of Tennessee - Knoxville, BArch, College of Architecture + Design
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Center for European Studies and Architecture
MAXmin Alumni Design Competition, 1st Place
NYC AIDS Memorial International Competition, Honorable Mention
International competition to design a community park and living AIDS memorial in NYC.
Tau Sigma Delta Bronze Medal, Award
Awarded to the top final design project, University of Tennessee
AIA Henry Adams Medal, Award
Awarded for the top ranked graduating student in the B.Arch program, University of Tennessee