1982 World’s Fair / A.C.T. Exhibit
Project overview
YEAR: 1982 CLIENT: LOCATION: 11th Street and Laurel Avenue, Knoxville, TN VOLUNTEER(S): Frank Sparkman, AIA

The ETCDC had extensive involvement with the pre and post planning for the 1982 Worlds Fair.

The ETCDC led the effort to preserve the Victorian Houses on 11th Street and Laurel Avenue.

The ETCDC operated the Appropriate Community Technology (A.C.T.) exhibit at the Fair.

The ETCDC had extensive involvement with the pre and post planning for the 1982 World’s Fair. The ETCDC led the effort to preserve the Victorian Houses on 11th Street and Laurel Avenue. The ETCDC then operated the Appropriate Community Technology (A.C.T.) exhibit in one of the restored houses. This exhibit highlighted the use of solar technology, rain water collection, home … Read More

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The ETCDC had extensive involvement with the pre and post planning for the 1982 World’s Fair. The ETCDC led the effort to preserve the Victorian Houses on 11th Street and Laurel Avenue. The ETCDC then operated the Appropriate Community Technology (A.C.T.) exhibit in one of the restored houses. This exhibit highlighted the use of solar technology, rain water collection, home gardening, and other sustainable design practices. The program focused on what individuals could do for a more sustainable lifestyle with small scale efforts.

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