Charles E. Dagit Jr.
Charles E. Dagit Jr. is a contemporary American architect, artist, writer and professor. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects residing in suburban Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Dagit has taught architectural design for 40 years at Temple University, and Drexel University, and has been a visiting critic and lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania, Cornell University, Carnegie Mellon University, and Syracuse University.
In 2012 the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Pennsylvania presented Charles Dagit once its highest honor, the Gold Medal of Distinction for his career achievements in architecture. Only three other Philadelphia Design Architects have ever customary this award; Robert Venturi, Peter Bohlin, and Vincent Kling. The AIA’s Philadelphia chapter also honored Dagit in 2012 when the prestigious Thomas U. Walter Award for a lifetime of achievement in design excellence, dedication as a teaching professor, and for his in force service to the AIA more than four decades.
In 2013 his first collection was published, Louis I. Kahn Architect - Remembering the Man and Those Who Surrounded Him.