Duane Grieve, FAIA

Cameron Coppala

Duane Grieve is the Executive Director of the East TN Community Design Center.

Owner/architect of Grieve Associates Architects for 35 years, Duane was a member of Knoxville City Council from 2010 to 2018, including being Vice Mayor in 2017. Prior to that, he was a tenured UT Assistant Professor of Architecture and also served as an adjunct professor. Duane became a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects in 1997 for his service to the profession, which included: local and State AIA President, Gulf States Regional Director, National Treasurer, and Chairman of the AIA Trust. Duane received the Lifetime Achievement Award from AIA Tennessee in 2018. He has served in many volunteer capacities over the years, including ETCDC Board Chair in the early 1970’s. Currently, he serves on the Boards of Legacy Parks Foundation and the Knoxville History Project.