Master of Architecture, University of Pennsylvania, 1972
Master of City Planning, University of Pennsylvania, 1972
Bachelor of Architecture, University of Arkansas, 1970
Bachelor of Arts – Anthropology, University of Arkansas, 1970
Professor Dagenhart’s research and practice focuses on urban design, weaving ecological infrastructure and urban history with contemporary real estate development. His courses include the Institute-wide, History of Urban Form and Urban Design Studios within the School of Architecture. His studios are most often collaborations with the Georgia Conservancy focusing on sustainable urbanism and involve students in the Master of Science in Urban Design, Master of Architecture, and Master of City and Regional Planning Programs in the College of Design.
S.2017 Urban Design Retrofit Strategies, Olympus Neighborhoods, Savannah
S.2016 Learning from Savannah and Re-Designing Buttermilk Bottom, Atlanta
F.2015 Ecological City Design Strategies – Chongming Island, Shanghai
F.2014 Interstate 85 Mission Zero – Designing the Ray C. Anderson Sustainable Highway
S.2014 Visions for a Chattahoochee River Park, Atlanta
Dagenhart is the founder of Good Urbanism 101, a public education series with the Georgia Conservancy and the City of Atlanta Urban Studio. He is also actively involved in international teaching and research, most recently at Tongji University in Shanghai and the School of Architecture’s Modern Architecture and Modern City Summer Program in Amsterdam and Copenhagen. He maintains an NCARB Certificate, is a registered architect in Georgia and Florida, and operates Richard Dagenhart: Architect, a small urban design and architectural practice in Atlanta, Georgia and Apalachicola, Florida.
Visiting Professor (part time), University of Maryland, 1973-74
Visiting Professor (part time), Rice University, 1975 -77
Assistant Professor, Georgia Tech, 1977-1985
Director, Graduate Programs in Architecture, 1986-1992
Coordinator, MS-Urban Design/MSUD, School of Architecture, Georgia Tech, 2004-2012
Associate Professor, Georgia Tech, 1986-2012
Interim Chair, School of Architecture, Georgia Tech, 2014-15
Retired/Senior Lecturer, Georgia Tech, 2012-Present
Urban Designer, The Kling Partnership, Philadelphia. 1970-71
Project Urban Designer, Wallace McHarg Roberts and Todd, Philadelphia. 1970-74
Consultant, USAID and Ministry of Housing, Kuwait, Kuwait, 1974
Partner, David A. Crane and Partners, Philadelphia and Houston. 1974-1979
Partner, Urban Design Plus, Atlanta. 1979-1982
Partner, Wilson Dagenhart Johnson, Atlanta. 1982-1986
Richard Dagenhart, Architecture and Urban Design, Atlanta. 1987-Present
Dagenhart, Richard (2016) “Stormwater and Urban Design” in Teaching Urban Design, Li Tian and Qing Li, Eds., China Architecture and Building Press, Beijing, pp 34-43.
Dagenhart, Richard, Perry Yang, Li Tian, Qing Li (2016) “Urban Design Charrette: LuJiaZui’ in Teaching Urban Design, Li Tian and Qing Li, Eds, China Architecture and Building Press, Beijing, pp 46-77.
Dagenhart, Richard with Elizabeth Ward, Cassie Branum, Jeff Williams, Ryan Gravel, Kevin Bacon and Urban Design Studio students (2015) Mission Zero Corridor, sponsored by the Ray C. Anderson Foundation. The Georgia Conservancy, Atlanta.
Dagenhart, Richard (2013) Retreat:Adapt:Defend: Designing Community Response to Sea Level Rise on the Georgia Coast, The Georgia Conservancy, Atlanta
Dagenhart, Richard (2010) “Rem Koolhaas”,“John Nolen”,“Harland Bartholomew”,“James Rouse” in Marten, Joan, Grove Encyclopedia of American Art. New York: Oxford University Press.
Dagenhart, Richard (2010), “Sustainable Urbanism” in WA – World Architecture, ed. Wang Lu, Winter 2009/10. Bejing.
Dagenhart, Richard, (2009) “The Re-Inhabitation of Deira and Bur Dubai’ 2A: Art+Architecture. No.8, Spring 2008. UAE. pp. 36-49.
Selected Exhibitor, Nord Haven Sustainable City, International Competition, Copenhagen. With Branum, Caimbeul, Duong, Finklestein, Kovacheva, Copenhagen, Denmark, November, 2008.
Second Prize, LWARPS: City of the Future Atlanta (A competition sponsored by the Discovery Channel) with Dunham-Jones, Gamble, LeBlanc, Akins, Futrell. Atlanta, 2008.
ARCH 6151/4151 – The History of Urban Form
ARCH 6153 – History and Theory of the Modern City
ARCH 8803/4803 – Stormwater, Green Infrastructure and Sustainable Communities
ARCH 7011 – Urban Design Studios (MSUD/Dual Degree/M.Arch/MCRP Programs)
Urban Design, Green Infrastructure, Urban Design History, Sustainable Communities