Joel Kerner

Joel Kerner

Chicago, IL, US



Joel Kerner is a registered architect based in Chicago and Los Angeles. He holds a Master of Architecture from the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) and a Bachelor of Arts from Judson University. His work navigates the polemical and the pragmatic while engaging in broader design discourse through teaching, exhibitions, talks, and publications. His work has been exhibited in the US, France, Norway, and Estonia, and has appeared in Engawa (Barcelona), NAAM (Tehran), CoMachines (Berlin), PLAT JournalPOSIT, and Lunch Journal, among others.


Joel's Featured Articles on Archinect

Cross-Talk #4: Joel Kerner on 'Academic Aesthetics', Fri, Feb 9 '18

Cross-Talk is a recurring series on Archinect that endeavors to bring architectural polemics and debate up-to-date and up-to-speed with the pace of cultural production today. Each installation will feature an introduction premise along with four responses by four practitioners to a single ...

Cross-Talk #4: Joel Kerner on 'Academic Aesthetics'


Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2011 - current

Judson University, Elgin, IL, US, Bachelors, Arts

Aug 2006 - Sep 2013