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. 



Western Michigan University, Part Time Instructor of Interior Design

Aug 2019 - current

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

Aug 2018 - current

Eckert Wordell, Kalamazoo, Architect | BIM Manager

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