Metcalf Crump, FAIA

Metcalf Crump, FAIA | Chairman and CEO

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With over 48 years as a founding owner of his firm, Mr. Crump has served as the Principal Architect in charge of a broad range of governmental, educational, corporate, healthcare, private and non-profit institutional projects. Many of those projects are listed among the firm’s various design awards. Some of his most recognized work includes his designs for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis International Airport, Rhodes College, University of Memphis, Memphis University School, St. Mary’s Episcopal School, Lausanne Collegiate School and the Catholic Diocese of Memphis.

In recognition of his award-winning designs, his professional contributions to the American Institute of Architects and his civic contributions in the Memphis community, Mr. Crump was advanced to membership in the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects in 1994.


Master in Architecture, Harvard University
Cambridge, MA (1970)

Bachelor of Architecture, Harvard University
Cambridge, MA (1968)

Ecole des Beaux Arts
Paris, France (1965)

Bachelor of Arts, University of the South
Sewanee, TN (1963)

Notable Projects

City of Bartlett
Performing Arts Center

Craigmont Middle School

Lausanne Collegiate School

Memphis International Airport
Concourse ‘B’ Expansion, Federal Inspection Station

Memphis Jewish Community Center
Additions & Renovations

Second Presbyterian Church
Major Additions & Renovations

Memphis University School
Campus Center, New Lower School, New Upper School, Sports Complex

Presbyterian Day School
Multiple Additions & Renovations

Rhodes College
Buckman Hall, East Residence Hall, 
Hassell Hall, New Dining Hall & New Dormitory

St. Benedict at Auburndale High School

St. Francis of Assisi Church

St. Mary’s Episcopal School
Performing and Fine Arts Center

St. Jude Children’s Hospital
Advanced Research Center
ALSAC Headquarters
Family Apartments
Kay Research and Care Center  / Marlo Thomas Center for Global Education and Collaboration 
Target House

University of Memphis
FedEx Institute of Technology

Professional Involvement & Awards

National Committee on Design, 1978-1997
College of Fellows, 1994
Member, 1973-Present

AIA Tennessee
President, 1995
Leadership Award, 1995

AIA Memphis
President, 1982
President’s Award, 1990

Outstanding Architect

Associated Building & Contractors

Professional Registration

Georgia (Pending)

New Mexico
North Dakota