Tadd Heidgerken

Tadd  Heidgerken

Associate Professor of Architecture and Community Development

Tadd Heidgerken
Contact Info:
Campus: McNichols Campus
Building: Architecture
Room: 000
Phone: Office: 313-578-0552 | Phone: 313-993-1532
Tadd Heidgerken
Foundations Design Studio
Adv. Graphic Design
Computer Graphics
Dichotomy Architectural Journal


  • Master of Architecture, Cranbrook Academy of Arts
  • Bachelor of Architecture, University of Detroit Mercy School of Architecture


Tadd Heidgerken is an Assistant Professor of Architecture and Community Developmen and the coordinator of the second year foundational design studio. He teaches Advanced Graphic Design and Computer Graphics and is one of the faculty advisers for the Dichotomy Architectural Journal. Heidgerken creates environments that bring people closer together. He integrates techniques from a broad range of media to create experiences of intimacy and comfort. Heidgerken earned his Bachelor of Architecture from University of Detroit Mercy and a Master of Architecture from the Cranbrook Academy of Art. A registered architect, Heidgerken is a Principal and founder of Et al. Collaborative, a Detroit-Brooklyn based architecture firm. He also teaches, lectures, and serves as a visiting critic at universities throughout Detroit, the United States, and internationally. In addition, he sits on the board of several Detroit-area cultural non-profit organizations.