Dana C. Dixon, AIA, AICP, LEED AP

Associate Principal / Senior Academic Planner 480.493.4855

Dana C. Dixon is known for his work in higher education with a portfolio that spans project types, geographies and services such as planning, programming, design, etc. As both an architect and a certified planner with environmental expertise, Dana can identify holistic project solutions which simplify the design process.

He has served as lead campus planner for over two dozen efforts covering a range of campus types from a 36-acre urban health science campus to a +3,-acre Tier-1 Research, land grant institution. Dana has also been lead designer and/or project manager for multiple campus building projects ranging from 2, sf to +5, sf. From 215 to 221, he secured more than $22 million in total project fees as the principal pursuit lead and supported additional pursuits resulting in over $7.4 million in further total project fees.

Dana explains his passion for Academic Planning, saying, “Crafting exceptional design solutions and services for higher education drives my career. This stems from the potential impact that higher education has to advance the lives of individuals and society. I am reminded of this every time I’m privileged to witness a student receive their diploma, a staff member provide insightful advice, a faculty member deliver a transformative course or a researcher make a revolutionary discovery.”