Frank L Kratky
Lecturer of Architecture


Courses taught:
ARCH 471 Advanced Architectural Design Studio
ARCH 472 Advanced Architectural Design Studio
ARCH 789 Professional Practice Seminar
ARCH 771 Graduate Architectural Design Studio


M. Arch. University of Minnesota, Graduate College of Architecture, 1970

B.Arch. University of Michigan, College of Architecture & Design, 1964

Teaching Experience:

Adjunct Professor, North Dakota State University, 2004- Present

Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin : 1975 - Present

Professional Experience :
Principal Architect, Lightowler Johnson Associates, Inc., Fargo,ND : 1986- 2004

ND A IA Design Honor Award, 1991

Power Plant Facility, Concordia College, Moorhead, MN
Project Architect , Foss Associates, Inc. , Fargo, ND : 1973 - 1986
Project Design Architect, Ellerbe Architects, St. Paul , MN : 1969 -1973
Research Assistant , University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. : 1967 -1969

U of M/ Experimental City Project: Social Cultural Aspects: Health/ Medical
Project Architect, United States Peace Corps, Iran : 1965 -1967
Intern Architect , Jensen & Halsted Architects, Chicago, ILL. : 1964 -1965

Professional Associations :
American Institute of Architects, Minnesota Chapter, : 1969 - Present

Civic and Cultural Associations :
Optimists International Service Club, Fargo Chapter

1979 - Present United Methodist Church, Faith U.M.C., Fargo, ND

1974 - Present University of Minnesota Alumni Association
University of Michigan Alumni Association

Background and Experience:
Registered architect with 47 years of professional experience, including Peace Corps experience in the Middle East, and expertise in firm management.