John David Wagner


John David Wagner is an architect and educator working at the convergence of architecture, urban space and public art. His work was commissioned by Harvard ArtsFirst and Massachusetts TDI Initiative. Most recently, he co-directed the studio It Takes a Village featuring a student-built installation in partnership with Boston’s DND and the Boston Society for Architecture. Wagner has taught at Wentworth, Boston Architectural College and Harvard College and has co-led youth design studios at the Boston Society for Architecture. He received a MArch with Distinction from Harvard Graduate School of Design and was a 2020 Irving Innovation Fellow and 2021 post-graduate fellow at Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, where his research focused on refugee housing and social infrastructure. He is a licensed architect in North Carolina and Massachusetts and has been published by the CCA Singapore, Durty Words! Piquent Press and Open Letters Harvard GSD.