Richard Norris

Director of Healthcare


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(865) 243-8443

Rik Norris joined DIA in 2007 having held key management positions directing new construction design and renovation in a variety of building types throughout Tennessee and the Southeast. Rik’s 30-plus years practicing architecture, interior design, land planning, and real estate development with M & M Development Company, Cope Associates Architecture, and McCarty Holsaple McCarty focused on healthcare, financial, and educational facilities. He managed numerous projects for colleges and universities, including Emory & Henry College, Tennessee Wesleyan, Virginia Intermont, and the John Hodge[s?] Library at the University of Tennessee.

As a senior project architect for DIA, Rik’s Knoxville projects have included the $20-million University of Tennessee Student Health Clinic, the Overholt Gallaher offices at Emory Road, Gastrointestinal Associates medical offices, Pinnacle Pointe at Northshore Drive, and the renovations to 7 Market Square.

  • Bachelor of Architecture cum laude, University of Tennessee, 1978
Accreditations & Affiliations
  • Registered architect, American Institute of Architects
  • Certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)
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