Dillon Pranger is a licensed architect in the state of Illinois. His current research involves unconventional building materials and construction techniques. These explorations have been realized through his involvement with various pavilion installations including the 2017 MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program installation, Lumen by Jenny Sabin Studio, 2018 MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program installation, Hide and Seek by Dream the Combine, and Primitive Hut by OMG!.
His personal works have been featured in Cornell University's John Hartell Gallery, Association vol. 8, PLAT Journal, Residential Design vol. 2, and Architect Magazine, among others. Pranger has taught at institutions including, Harvard GSD, Ithaca College, and Syracuse University.
Pranger holds a B.S. in Architecture from the University of Cincinnati (2012) and an M.Arch. from Cornell University (2015).
Academic Research/Specialty Areas
- Adaptive reuse
- Architectural design
- Architectural technology
- Sabin Installation at Microsoft Research Turns AI into an Art Form
- Plate: Volume 3.0 Launch
- Wasted: Trash Talks: Design for the End of Material as We Know It
- 500 Chairs
- Detail | Perception | Analogy
- ARCH 4101/4102/5101/5116/7113 Arcadian AnthropoceneAdvanced programs in architectural design, with options in, but not limited to, urban design, architectural technology, computational design, ecology, culture, and representation.
- ARCH 4605/6605 Design for DisassemblyThis course addresses pertinent issues relative to the subject of Construction. The instructor(s) of the course are drawn from the permanent and visiting faculty who may either broadly or narrowly define the course's scope and content. For precise content please see the Architecture Department webpage .