Johnson Architecture hires Michael Schmidt as intern architect

June 10, 2020

Johnson Architecture has hired University of Tennessee graduate Michael Schmidt as an intern architect.

Michael Schmidt
Johnson Architecture

Previously, Schmidt served as a student intern for Johnson Architecture, starting in 2018.

“In Michael’s time with us as an intern, we valued his attitude and aptitude,” said Daryl Johnson, founder and president of Johnson Architecture. “As he moves into practice, we all look forward to seeing his development within his craft and benefiting from his contributions to client projects.”

Schmidt graduated in May with a Bachelor of Architecture from the UT College of Architecture and Design. In 2019, he studied abroad at Cracow University of Technology (CUT) in Kraków, Poland, where his studies focused on urban planning.

Schmidt has contributed to several Johnson Architecture projects, including for clients Washington Presbyterian Church, Clayton Homes, Cherokee Bluff Condominiums, New Hotel Collection Smoky Mountains and OTICS USA in addition to a historic Sequoyah Hills home renovation.

A native of Knoxville, Schmidt enjoys biking and cooking in his spare time.

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