AIA Emerging Professional Award: Tim Maddox of deMx architecture

Tim Maddox, AIA, is the managing principal at deMx architecture, located in Fayetteville. Born and raised in Jonesboro, he has spent over 20 years studying and practicing architecture in his native state.

During his studies, Maddox focused on small-town morphology, urban form and residential typologies, including analyses of the Arkansas towns of Monte Ne, Sulphur Springs and Prescott. His architectural studies have taken him throughout the United States and internationally to Peru, Nova Scotia, Mexico City and Europe.

In 2005, Tim de Noble and Maddox created denoblearchitecture, which would later become deMx architecture in 2008. deMx architecture is an Arkansas-based design firm that has been recognized for its built projects through numerous design awards, individual recognition, and publications, both on the state and national levels.

Maddox believes in taking an active role in his profession and his community. He currently serves on the AIA Arkansas Board of Directors and the City of Fayetteville Construction Board of Adjustments and Appeals. He is the chair of the United Cerebral Palsy (UCP), Northwest Arkansas Advisory Council as well as a member of the UCP of Arkansas Board of Directors.

In 2011, Maddox was named one of the “40 under 40” by the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal. He has also been the recipient of four design awards from the Fay Jones School of Architecture over the past three years.

Maddox holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Arkansas.