Frank Kratky
Lecturer of Architecture

Research and Interest:

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

Educational Credentials:

M. Arch. University of Minnesota, Graduate College of Architecture, 1970
B.Arch. University of Michigan, College of Architecture & Design, 1964

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


owa, 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 Memberships:

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

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

Teaching Experience:

Adjunct Professor, North Dakota State University, 2004- Present