Dustin Altschul

Dustin Altschul

Grand Rapids MI, US



I am an  urban designer and architect. I am interested in creating spatial environments that leverage technology, promote environmental stewardship and heighten the phenomenology of human culture. 



Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Rapids, MI, US, Adjunct Interior Design

Aug 2018 - current

Eckert Wordell, Kalamazoo, MI, US, Architect

May 2018 - current

Kendall College of Art and Design (KCAD), Grand Rapids, Adjunct Interior Design faculty

Jan 2018 - current

Hungry Architecture, Grand Rapids, Principal

Using research and speculation to promote and execute critical design of the built environment.

Apr 2016 - current

Lawrence Technological University, Adjunct Faculty

BIM, computational design, energy ecologies.

Aug 2016 - Aug 2018

Paradigm Design, Grand Rapids, Architect

Aug 2016 - May 2018

Autodesk, San Francisco, CA, US, Sustainable Design Education Specialist

Jun 2016 - Jul 2017

Lawrence Technological University - The Detroit Studio, Detroit , Graduate Research Assistant

Aug 2015 - Oct 2016

Niagara Murano Architecture, Birmingham, MI, US, Designer/Intern Architect

Apr 2015 - Jun 2016

Autodesk, San Francisco, CA, US, Building Performance Analysis Education Intern

Jun 2014 - May 2016

Lawrence Technological University - The Detroit Studio, Detroit, MI, US, Graduate Urban Design Intern

Sep 2014 - Jun 2015

Stephen Brown Architects, Cincinnati, OH, US, Architect Intern + BIM Manager

Jun 2012 - Jun 2015

studio[Ci], Southfield, MI, US, Graduate Research Assistant

Sep 2013 - Mar 2014

Messer Construction, Cincinnati , Virtual Construction Cooperative

Oct 2011 - Sep 2012

Arup, Chicago, IL, US, Intern-Building Engineering

Jun 2011 - Sep 2011

Miller Lecky Architects, Columbus, OH, US, LEED Coordinator

Jan 2009 - Apr 2011

Bunnell Hill Construction/Bunnell Hill Development, Lebanon,OH , Pre-Construction Intern

Jan 2010 - Mar 2011

Miller Lecky Architects, Columbus, OH, US, Intern

Jun 2007 - Jan 2009


Lawrence Technological University, MArch, Master of Architecture

Thesis: Automated Parametric Design of Climate Responsive Facades Using Multi-variable Design Logic

Jan 2013 - May 2016

Lawrence Technological University, Masters, Master of Urban Design

Focus: Sustainable Urbanism and Public Interest Design

Jan 2013 - May 2016

University of Cincinnati, Bachelors, Architectural Engineering Technology

Interdisciplinary education in architectural design, civil/building system engineering, and construction management.

Additional study completed in urban planning and graduate mechanical engineering courses.

Sep 2007 - Jun 2012

The Ohio State University, Architecture and Urban Planning

Sep 2006 - Jan 2007
Apr 2003 - Jun 2006


Graduate Architectural Fellowship in Alternative Energy Applications, Scholarship


ASHRAE International Student Design Competition: Integrated Sustainable Building Design catergory, 1st Place


Areas of Specialization