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Jimmy Tucker
AIA, NOMA, LEED AP


Jimmie Tucker has passionately combined a distinguished career as an architect, educator and community development advocate. He is an award-winning planner and designer. The team led by Jimmie received a highly competitive Our Town Grant to do research and further develop the Master Plan for the Memphis Heritage Trail.

Jimmie is Managing Principal and Co-Founder of Self + Tucker Architects (STA), as well as, an Adjunct Instructor of Architecture at the University of Memphis (U of M). STA has successfully designed the National Civil Rights Museum, the Stax Museum and Academy and many other projects that have had a positive impact throughout the Mid-South. Jimmie’s design studios at the U of M emphasize community engagement, design excellence and sustainable design strategies. Jimmie’s work in both aspects are a tangible demonstration of his commitment to community revitalization and creating livable communities.

Jimmie earned a bachelor’s degree in Architecture and Urban Planning from Princeton University and a Masters of Architecture from Washington University in St. Louis. In 2006 he was the recipient of Washington University’s Distinguished Alumni Award.

Workshops:
Memphis Heritage Trail Project – Utilizing Cultural Assets in Redeveloping Neighborhoods
Striving for Housing Justice

 

 

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