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Oklahoma State University

Richardson, Nathan, AIA, Associate Professor

Brief Vita
Master in Design Studies with Distinction, Harvard University Graduate School of Design (2009). Bachelor of Architecture, Magna cum Laude, Oklahoma State University (2003). Licensed architect in Massachusetts and Oklahoma; Research Assistant, RMJM Program for Research and Education in Integrated Practice at the Harvard GSD (2008-2009). Designer, Ellsworth Associates, Cambridge, MA (2008-2009). Intern Architect, Cutler Anderson Architects, Seattle, WA (2003-2007).

Riata Faculty Fellow at the OSU School of Entrepreneurship (2010); Recipient of the Ferdinand Colloredo-Mansfeld Prize for Superior Achievement in Real Estate Studies at the Harvard GSD (2009); Recipient of the Caudill Fellowship and AIA School Medal, Oklahoma State University (2003).

Current scholarship centers on design, practice, and project delivery in architecture, with a particular focus on the role of real estate expertise and entrepreneurship in the profession and the production of the built environment.

Design Studio. Real Estate Development and Finance, which introduces senior level students to real estate with an emphasis on the multi-faceted role of the architect in the industry. Key topics include market research, site selection, finance, valuation, and investment analysis. Entrepreneurship and Architecture, a course exploring the role of entrepreneurship in the production of the built environment, jointly offered with the OSU School of Entrepreneurship.