University of Tennessee Plans Knoxville Engineering Building

Published 3-28-2018

The University of Tennessee will break ground in fall of 2018 on a $129 million engineering building in Knoxville. Designed by McCarty Holsaple McCarty with SmithGroupJJR as laboratory planner, the facility will comprise a central structure with two wings of up to five stories. The 228,000-sf project will provide flexible classrooms and research labs, maker spaces, project rooms, informal interaction areas, an atrium, and dedicated space for the department of nuclear engineering. Designed to foster experiential, collaborative learning, the building is being created in partnership with the state of Tennessee and is expected to reach completion in fall of 2021. 

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