Jason Sowell teaches graduate level landscape architecture design studios and courses in landscape architecture technology.
With a background in architecture and landscape architecture, Sowell’s research focuses on the interface between infrastructure and building, with an emphasis on how site systems and construction processes impact a design’s implementation.
Sowell has taught at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville School of Architecture and was a visiting design critic at the Penn School of Design. He has practiced architecture in Denmark and the United States in various design offices, working on institutional, commercial, industrial, and residential projects. His design work has received various awards and has been exhibited in a number of national and international venues, including: The University of Texas at Austin [counterMEASURES, co-designed with Nichole Wiedemann]; Kent State University’s Urban Design Collaborative [seedBANK, 2nd place, Cleveland Design Competition, co-designed with Hope Hasbrouck]; the 10th Venice Architecture Biennale; the 15th Pan American Biennale in Quito [Wet Land_Neutral Ground, co-designed with Nichole Wiedemann]; and the University of Tennessee College of Architecture + Design [private residence, AHA with Robert C. French Architect].
Sowell received a Bachelor of Architecture magna cum laude from the University of Tennessee, and a Master in Landscape Architecture from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design.