Daniel Raznick

Daniel Raznick

Minneapolis, MN, US



Daniel Raznick is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Design in Architecture and is currently in his final year of the Masters of Architecture program. In 2013 Daniel was a designer for Variable Projects, which won an AIA Minnesota Honor Award for the Centennial Chromagraph. He is also the recipient of multiple honors and awards including the Design Democracy fellowship in 2013 and the Bill and Elizabeth Pederson fellowship in 2012. Daniel has worked in various architecture and design settings specializing in digital design processes, workflows, and fabrication; and is fascinated by the interface between computation and physical making.



Pickard Chilton, New Haven, CT, US, Designer

Jun 2014 - current

Perkins&Will, Minneapolis, MN, US, Design Research Intern

Research in digital workflows to integrate environmental simulation and evidence-based design.

Jan 2014 - May 2014

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, US, Teaching Assistant

Teaching assistant for Arch 3711: Environmental Design

Aug 2012 - Jan 2014

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, US, Research Assistant

Planning, preparation, and presentations for Architecture as Catalyst 2013 and the Centennial Celebration

Jan 2013 - Nov 2013

Variable Projects, Minneapolis, MN, Project Designer

Design, fabrication, and assembly for the School of Architecture Centennial Chromagraph installation

Mar 2013 - Jul 2013

MS&R, Minneapolis, MN, US, Architectural Intern

Conceptual and schematic design for the Southwest Regional Library in Louisville, KY

Jun 2012 - Nov 2012

Buffalo Wild Wings, Minneapolis, MN, US, Store Design Intern

Project management, space planning, and design review throughout design, delivery, and construction process. Tasks included reviewing and editing drawings. Creating schematic floor plans, assembling material boards, and organizing store data.

Jun 2011 - Aug 2011


University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, US, MArch, M.Arch

Sep 2011 - current

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, Bachelors, Bachelor of Design in Architecture

Sep 2007 - May 2011

Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS), Copenhagen, DK, Pre-Architecture

Jan 2010 - May 2010


Design Democracy Fellowship, Award


Saul Parness Fund Fellowship, Award


AIA Minnesota Design Honor Award, Award

We are pleased to announce that Variable Projects has been awarded a 2013 Honor Award by the American Institute of Architects Minnesota, for our Centennial Chromagraph project. The awards jury was comprised of architects from nationally recognized firms—Ben Gilmartin from Diller Scofidio + Renfro, E.B. Min of Min | Day, and George Nikolajevich of Cannon Design—who selected nine projects from 66 submissions.


Bill and Elizabeth Pederson Fellowship, Award


Areas of Specialization