UT College of Architecture and Design Professor James Rose will speak about the Living Light House and the 2011 Solar Decathlon at the 2012 Annual AIA TN Convention held in Chattanooga. James Rose, AIA, NCARB, CSI, LEED AP is a co-principal investigator for the 2011 Solar Decathlon Living Light project. A faculty member since 2004, Rose is the recipient of numerous awards for his teaching and built work. He is co-founder of the ut•zero project, director of the College of Architecture and Design Materials Resource Library, and author of the materials and resources course in the UT/RedVector Online Certificate in Sustainable Design. Rose’s research and practice focuses on design-build education, sustainability, and regional modernism.
The talk will be held on Thursday, July 26 from 4:15 – 5:15. It will outline the efforts of UT’s Living Light team and the home’s integration of off-the-shelf building materials in innovative ways.