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A Clemson University graduate, Doug Quackenbush has been practicing architecture in South Carolina for more than 37 years. He formed Quackenbush Architects + Planners in 2004, with a focus on educational, workplace and community projects. The firm has completed nearly 300 projects since its founding.
He currently serves as a member of the board of directors and preservation committee chair for Historic Columbia; member of the board of directors for the 701 Center for Contemporary Art; co-chair for the S.C. Architectural Foundation; and regional governor for the Southeast Region of the Association for Learning Environments. Quackenbush previously served on the Columbia Design League board, Community Design Center board and the Clemson Architectural Foundation.
His work has received more than 40 design awards and has been the subject of regional and national publications. He’s also served on design awards juries for both chapters of the American Institute of Architects and Historic Columbia. A licensed architect, he is certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards. He is also a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design accredited professional. He is a past president of the American Institute of Architects South Carolina Chapter and recently served as chair for the S.C. Center for Architecture Steering Committee.
Quackenbush received the AIA SC Presidential Citation Award in 2019. He also received the Cathedral Building Award from City Year Columbia in 2018.