M.Arch, Southern California Institute of Architecture; Bachelor of Arts, Judson University
Joel Kerner is a registered architect based in Chicago. He holds a Master of Architecture from the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) and a Bachelor of Arts from Judson University, where he has also taught courses in advanced digital design and technology.
He has previously practiced under Pritzker Prize winner Thom Mayne at Morphosis, and earned his license while designing highly complex and performative projects with Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including at the Centre Pompidou in Paris, A+D Museum in Los Angeles, and Viru Centre in Tallinn, Estonia. He has served as a visiting critic and lecturer at several institutions, including the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, The Illinois Institute of Technology, The University of Illinois, Washington University in St Louis, The University of Southern California, and Woodbury University. He has recently collaborated with the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Hardbakka Ruins Project in Norway, and One-Night Stand for Art & Architecture. His projects and essays have appeared in PLAT Journal, Revista Engawa, Lunch Journal, and POSIT, among others.