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Daniel Harding, RA

Director of Graduate Architecture Programs
Director, Community Research and Design Center (CR+DC)
Associate Professor of Architecture

Dan Harding is Associate Professor of Architecture and Community Design+Build and serves as the director of the Community Research and Design Center (CR+DC) and the Architecture + communityBUILD graduate certificate program (A+cB). In 2013, DesignIntelligence named Harding as one of the thirty most influential design educators in the country, citing the impact of his community-centric work. His seeks to establish a sound connection between community, public space, and social justice by demanding a sustainable interface between the built environment, natural environment, and the human experience. Constructive education, recreation systems, local food, affordable creative housing, and identifying community assets are paramount in his professional and research agenda. His research explores architecture and strategic design+building projects as generators for stakeholder participation and collaborative education.

Professionally, Harding was the founding partner and principal design director from 1998-2013 of Intrinsik Architecture, an architecture, planning, and design+build practice based in Bozeman, Montana. The firm received numerous state and national AIA design awards and ACSA faculty design awards for design+build projects. Prior to joining the faculty at Clemson University in 2009, Harding was a practicing design studio adjunct at Montana State University from 1996-2006. Dan is a Fellow of the Clemson University Institute for Parks, a Service-Learning Faculty Fellow, and an inaugural member of Creative Professors at Clemson. He developed and implemented an off-campus architecture minor program offered at the Charles E Daniel Center for Building Research and Urban Studies located in Genoa, Italy. The minor program affords future leaders in other disciplines the introduction to architecture.


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