Harold E. Doughty II
Senior Project Architect
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Harold Doughty has over 30 years in Architectural experience with a wide spectrum of corporate, retail, office, entertainment, and convention center projects. These projects range in size from small tenant projects up to $240 million projects. Projects include renovation and adaptive reuse, as well as new construction. Harold’s acute eye for details brings an adept level of expertise to each project he manages.
Harold’s love of Architecture surfaced later in life, resulting in going back to school to obtain a second degree in Architecture, Raised in East Tennessee, Harold moved to “the big city” of Atlanta where he worked for 16 years. In Atlanta, he met his wife to be and raised two great children, a girl and a boy. As his daughter moved off to college, the family moved back to East Tennessee where he was closer to his elderly parents. Recognizing DIA was the place he wanted to work, he was blessed to come onboard in 2019.
While in Architecture school, Harold was fortunate enough to have his design for a new McDonalds’ prototype be selected to represent the University of Tennessee School of Architecture.
Music has been a favorite pastime for Harold. While pursuing his Architecture degree he was able to participate in many musical productions as a member of the Knoxville Opera Company, Knoxville Choral Society, and the newly formed Knoxville Symphony Chorus. He currently is involved in gospel quartets at French Broad Baptist Church.
During his residence in the Atlanta area Harold could not help but be attracted to the local history, specifically the Civil War, and participated in many reenactments, often traveling to places such as Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Gettysburg in recreating those battles.
Harold is currently a member of the F.A.I.T.H. Riders motorcycle ministry which is involved in reaching out to assist in meeting the needs of the local community, spiritually and materially.
- Bachelor of Architecture, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1988
- Bachelor of Arts, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1978
Accreditations & Affiliations
- Registered Architect – Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia
- National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)
- Member and former Treasurer – American Institute of Architects, Knoxville Chapter