Kurt Hagstette


With over 20 years of professional practice prior to joining EDR in 2000, Mr. Hagstette has managed the design and production of a range of building types with particular focus on complex public attraction projects including the New Orleans Arena, the Louisiana Superdome renovation, and work at the New Orleans Convention Center. He brings his extensive knowledge of the regional building industry and his expert management skills to current projects in the Cultural Arts, Sports and Environmental Education in our studio.

As a Principal in the firm, Kurt effectively manages each of his projects in a very time and budget-conscious manner. His focus on achieving client goals has lead to tremendously successful building projects from start to finish. Recent experiences working in the Sports & Entertainment District have also proven Kurt’s strong ability in complex project scheduling scenarios, as well as in leading multiple ownership entities through the design decision-making process. In addition to his project oversight responsibilities, Kurt also manages Quality Control efforts studio-wide to ensure consistent project quality across all of our work.


New Orleans, Louisiana
Louisiana State University
Mercedes-Benz Superdome Renovations
LWCC Corporate Headquarters
Champions Square
Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center
New Orleans Smoothie King Center Renovations