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Oklahoma State University
Riata Center for Entrepreneurship

Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University

Nathan Richardson

Nathan Richardson is an associate professor in the School of Architecture. His work as a fellow is focused on the integration of design and entrepreneurship in teaching and scholarship. His current research addresses poverty-related concerns in developing countries through architectural interventions. One such project is focused on the design and construction of low-cost structures for residents and entrepreneurs in Nicaragua. Nathan teaches interdisciplinary coursework in architecture, entrepreneurship and real estate development. He received his Master of Design Studies with Distinction from Harvard University, a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Oklahoma State University and is a licensed architect in Oklahoma and Massachusetts.

Current Project

Community Design Initiative. Study and document the feasibility of a long-term Community Design Initiative by leading an interdisciplinary group of students and research assistants through a feasibility study that addresses an important ongoing design project in a relevant community. The project will address a range of economic, planning, physical, financial, and social issues.