Johnson Architecture adds Ryan Orr as intern architect

July 10, 2021

Ryan Orr
Johnson Architecture Inc.

Johnson Architecture has hired University of Tennessee graduate Ryan Orr as an intern architect.

Orr graduated in December 2020 with academic honors with a Bachelor of Architecture from the UT College of Architecture and Design and has been assisting with commercial, healthcare and residential projects at Johnson Architecture.

“Ryan already is adding value to our firm through design development, detail specifications, scheduling, construction documents and renderings,” said Daryl Johnson, founder and president of Johnson Architecture. “We welcome Ryan to our team and look forward to his growth in the profession.”

Since joining Johnson Architecture, Orr has worked on multiple projects, including the Tennessee National Marina District townhouses, Clayton Homes headquarters entry renovations and Ergon Terminaling office building, and will focus additional attention on healthcare projects.

Orr has comprehensive knowledge of AutoCAD, Revit, Rhino, Enscape, Lumion, SketchUp, V-Ray, Grasshopper and most Adobe platforms.

A native of Illinois, Orr graduated from Tellico Plains High School in 2016 as valedictorian and was a three-sport athlete in basketball, track and cross country. In his spare time, Orr enjoys playing sports, watching movies and spending time with friends and family.

About Johnson Architecture Inc.

Founded in 1994 by Daryl Johnson, AIA, Johnson Architecture is a design firm that provides architecture, planning and full in-house interior design services for facilities of all types. Johnson Architecture has designed various sized projects for numerous purposes, including commercial, educational, healthcare, residential, restaurant, tourism and spiritual. Notable clients include Blackberry Farm, Clayton Homes, First Presbyterian Church, Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation, Covenant Health, DENSO, Zoo Knoxville and The University of Tennessee. For more information, visit