Johnson Architecture has named Joseph Staats a staff architect following his successful completion of the Architect Registration Examination (ARE).
Staats, who joined Johnson Architecture as an intern architect in 2015, works on various projects, including Tiger Forest at Zoo Knoxville, MacAllan Ridge resort development in the Smokies, Lakeshore Park and several custom residential projects. Prior to joining Johnson Architecture, Staats had an eight-year career at Foxhollow Goodson.
“Joey has jumped in and proven himself as a valuable team member since coming to Johnson Architecture nearly a year ago,” said Daryl Johnson, founder and president of Johnson Architecture. “We are pleased to add him to our growing list of licensed staff architects and interior designers.”
Staats earned a Bachelor of Architecture in 2009 from the University of Tennessee. He also studied architecture abroad at Tadeusz Kościuszko University of Technology in Kraków, Poland.
Staats lives in the Karns/Hardin Valley community with his wife, Melissa, an interior designer.
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, Cornerstone of Recovery, First Presbyterian Church, Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation, Maryville City Schools, Maryville College, RT Lodge, South College and Zoo Knoxville.