Katherine Wagner


Katherine Wagner, B.A.A.(Interior Design), M.E.Des.(Architecture), is a registered architect and associate with the national, integrated design firm DIALOG and has undertaken projects within the cultural, institutional, commercial, multi-family, mixed-use and educational sectors.

She is a past president of the Alberta Association of Architects, having served the regulatory body for five years as; first vice president, vice president practice, president and immediate past president. She was elected to the College of Fellows of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada for demonstration of great dedication to bettering her community and profession.

Katherine has a history of community involvement with experience contributing to committees and boards with municipal, provincial and international mandates. Most recently she was a board member of Calgary Arts Development Authority and chair of its Governance and Human Resources Committee as well as board member and chair of The City of Calgary Public Art Board. She is presently serving as a member of The City of Calgary Subdivision and Development Appeal Board.

She has twice participated on Canadian Architectural Certification Board university accreditation review teams and contributed to Canada Council for the Arts as an Advisory Committee member and as a regional juror for Migrating Landscapes, Canada’s submission to the Venice Biennale in Architecture.

Katherine is excited to continue her ongoing contributions to the University of Calgary as a member of the Senate. She is an alumnus and has maintained her commitment to the institution and the Faculty of Environmental Design since her graduation as; a member of the Advisory Selection Committee for Dean, a member of the Faculty Council, scholarship adjudicator, architecture studio guest critic as well as sessional instructor for five years.

She has benefitted from the evolution of the university and the city into a vibrant, culturally diverse place to live and values opportunities to contribute through the development of the community they support.