Kelly Raczkowski

Kelly Raczkowski

Southgate, MI, US




University of Michigan, MArch, Architecture

Digital Fabrication Studio (9 credits) - Using the icon to inject Detroit with access to fresh food, a team of three utilized Rhino scripting to generate form finding techniques to create iconic markets in urban infill sites. A built on to one section was required and delivered. See fattyshell under Projects

Comprehensive Studio - design of affordable housing in the Detroit area, adherence to code and sustainable systems (mechanical and social), and detailing of wall systems and structure

Theory and Criticism - The polemic argument and the visual argument

Construction - Notable buildings dissected under a microscope

Architecture of Objects - product design and furniture design / build

Aug 2009 - Aug 2011

University of Michigan, Bachelors, Architecture

Core studio design classes - design process

Construction classes - typologies of the built environment, understanding code and the functionality of a building, and construction of furniture

Design fundamentals - theory and criticism of architecture

Environmental Technology - sustainable design trajectories, building systems, passive and active solar design

Travel studio - London, Amsterdam, Berlin, Austria, and Switzerland

Workshop - Steel Modular housing design and prototype design / build

Aug 2007 - Aug 2009

Areas of Specialization