Kurt Hunker: Faculty, Graduate Architecture | NewSchool

Faculty, Graduate Architecture

Kurt Hunker

khunker@newschoolarch.edu | (619) 684-8867 (Tracy Blumenstock, ASC Office)


  • Master of Architecture, Harvard University Graduate School of Design
  • Bachelor of Science in Architecture, The Ohio State University

About Kurt

Professor Hunker FAIA, is a long-time member of the NewSchool faculty, elevated to Fellowship in the American Institute of Architects in 2013 for his contributions to architectural education. He is an Academic Regent of the AIA California Council and recipient of the Educator Award from the San Diego chapter of the AIA. As a consulting design architect, his projects have earned awards at the local state, regional and national levels. Hunker lectures internationally on topics ranging from the concept of spectacle in high-rise design to Alvar Aalto.

Current Projects

  • Consulting designer on various educational projects


Numerous design awards from the American Institute of Architects and other organizations at the local, state, regional and national levels.


  • Fellow, American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • Board of Directors, Academy of Neuroscience For Architecture (ANFA)

Additional Information

  • Certificate Holder, National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)
  • Licensed Architect in California

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