mary catherine miller

mary catherine miller

Cambridge, MA, US


New Norris Chair

A pivotal design-build project at the University of Tennessee College of Architecture and Design.


I was involved towards the completion of the project when the interiors were being designed. I was specifically involved with the design and fabrication of the Convertible Chair  which took two forms of a bed and a chair depending upon the need of the user. Claire Craven and I were able to pull the chair from a conceptual level of sketches with parameters of it needing to transform in the small home all the way through the completion of two chairs through use of the CNC mill and the rest of the wood shop.

The complete interior scheme including furniture choices, wall, ceiling and floor finishes were also a part of the scope of my team.

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Status: Built
Location: Norris, TN, US