Ken Dahlin, Adjunct Professor

Ken Dahlin is owner and founder of Genesis Architecture in Racine, having previously worked at Junge & Associates and Shepherd Legan Aldrian Architects in Milwaukee. Ken’s work has received numerous national and local awards and publications including a Wisconsin AIA honor award and Mayor’s Design Award for the Educator’s Credit Union at North Ave and Prospect in Milwaukee, three "Home of the Year" awards in Better Homes & Gardens magazine, Best of Competition and Gold Awards from Milwaukee Home Magazine, and publication in books, magazines, and newspapers such as Fine Homebuilding magazine, Progressive Architecture, Residential Architect, various Taunton Press books, the Chicago Tribune and Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. His homes have often been featured in the annual "Wright & Like" tours throughout Wisconsin.

Ken seeks to explore regional modern organic expressions in residential and commercial architecture, often exploring new interpretations of precedents from architects such as Wright and Kahn. He is currently on the board of directors of the Wright in Wisconsin organization, is NCARB certified, an AIA member, and licensed in six states.

M.Arch, UW-Milwaukee, 1986
B.Arch, UW-Milwaukee, 1984

Research Focus
Organic Architecture
Biophilic Design
Architectural Aesthetics

Arch 685/885 "Modern Organic Architecture"

Selected Work
Educator’s Credit Union, Milwaukee
Racine Visitor’s Center, Racine
Arrowhead Residence, Lake Geneva, WI
Boland Residence, Titusville, FL
Clasen Residence, Shorewood, WI
Better Homes & Gardens Homes of the Year in Des Moines, Seattle, and Atlanta
Salvia House low-income women’s home in Dubuque, Iowa
Boyd Residence, Racine, WI
New Prairie Home, Racine, WI
Kira Manufacturing office remodeling, Kira, Japan
Sanchez Residence, Chicago, IL
Wellhouse, Waupaca, WI
Carstens Residence, Atlanta, GA
Lazzeroni Residence, Payson, AZ
Rogowski Residence, Madison, WI
Schillmoeller Residence, Spring Green, WI
Cukic Residence, Racine, WI


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