Dustin Altschul

Dustin Altschul

Grand Rapids MI, US



Visionary architect and urban designer, passionate about crafting spatial realms that champion emerging technologies, embrace environmental stewardship, and elevate the phenomenology of human culture.



Western Michigan University, Professional Specialist of Design Practice

Jul 2023 - current

Kendall College of Art and Design (KCAD), Grand Rapids, Adjunct Instructor of Architecture

Jan 2020 - current

Hungry Architecture, Grand Rapids, Principal

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

Apr 2016 - current


University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy (UACEG), Masters, Advanced and Computational Design

Sep 2022 - current

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