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The Nashville Civic Design Center
The Institute for Smart Structures

Making a Difference: Institute for Smart Structures

ISS is a research center focused on integrating architecture and emerging technologies. It offers research and development for the building sector and combines the areas of material science, engineering, and architecture to solve immediate problems as well as provide revolutionary concepts for new applications. Over the last decade, the Institute has overseen the construction of three net-zero prototype buildings for use as research and education tools.

The flagship campus of the University of Tennessee System and partner in the Tennessee Transfer Pathway.