Andrew Ruff is a Master of Environmental Design candidate at the Yale School of Architecture and a co-founder of the NT21 design collaborative.
His research explores the architectural potential of fiction, chronotopic palimpsests, and the relationship between symbolic space and the projective city.
He 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. Most recently, he practiced at tvsdesign in Atlanta and served as an adjunct faculty member at Georgia Tech. His design portfolio includes projects in Haiti, Detroit, Dubai, the American Gulf Coast, and the Appalachian Mountains.
NT21, Design Collaborative
tvsdesign, Junior Architect
Georgia Institute of Technology, Lecturer
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
Yale University, Master of Environmental Design
The University of Tennessee - Knoxville, BArch, College of Architecture + Design
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Center for European Studies and Architecture
NYC AIDS Memorial International Competition, Honorable Mention
International competition to design an AIDS memorial in New York City.
MAXmin Alumni Design Competition, 1st Place
Tau Sigma Delta Bronze Medal, Award
Awarded to the top thesis project, University of Tennessee
AIA Henry Adams Medal, Award