A New Norris House

The New Norris House is a research and education project led by the University of Tennessee Knoxville College of Architecture and Design. Working as a team, faculty and students from architecture, landscape architecture, civil/wastewater engineering, interior design, environmental studies, and planning departments – with help from industry and professional partners, and community and government bodies – designed and constructed a sustainable home and landscape in Norris, Tennessee. Beginning August 2011, the home is host to educational programs and a one year residency. Researchers will measure performance of building and landscape systems, yet will also consider and record the experience of living in the home, landscape and community.


Project Blog

Auction of Home, Part II

As mentioned, the New Norris House auction has begun again… but this time with no minimum bid. This process will […]

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Auction of Home Beginning again - NNH Still available!

Friends, the New Norris House did not sell last month and is still available for purchase. In the coming week […]

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Norris Dam State Park Spring Wildflowers

One of the best aspects of living in Norris is being so close to Norris Dam State Park — it […]

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Olde Wood Limited Article

Check out coverage from our new friends at Olde Wood Limited below! http://www.oldewoodltd.com/wide-plank-flooring-blog/green-spotlight-a-dam-a-city-and-the-new-norris-house/

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Greywater and Rain Water Systems Tour for State and Local Officials

Last month a group of state and local environmental officials visited the New Norris House to learn about the results […]

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One year in Norris

This month marks one year for me as a resident at the New Norris House. As a previous resident of […]

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