Ed Kelly

Edward J Kelly, Jr.
Registered Architect, State of Michigan

Edward J. Kelly, Jr. has been a Registered Architect in Michigan for 27 Years and is a founding Principal of Archiopolis,LLC. He earned professional degrees with distinction from the University of Michigan in both architecture and engineering (BSAE '70. MSAE '71, BS Arch. '73 and M. Arch. '74). He was a founder and the President of Sunstructures Architects (1974-87), the founder and Chairperson of the Michigan Solar Energy Association (1977-81), the Chairperson of the Program Review and Planning Board of the Mid-American Solar Energy Center in Bloomington, MN (1980-81) and a member of the Executive Committee of the Solar Lobby in Washington, D.C. (1979-82).

Ed has an extensive background in energy efficient building envelope techniques, HVAC systems, energy efficient HVAC building control systems, natural building daylighting and passive solar design and building techniques. Ed’s rigorous design process ensures a complete and satisfying solution. He has taught a number of architectural courses at Washtenaw Community College for the last 10 years. He also was the co-author of a 145 page book titled "Solar Energy & Housing Design Concepts" for the AIA Research Corporation / HUD published in 1975.

Robert Tinker

Robert R. Tinker
Registered Architect, State of Michigan

Bob Tinker is a Registered Architect and a Certified Energy Auditor in the State of Michigan. He is a founding Principal of Archiopolis. He has worked for a number of architectural firms on a wide array of projects. Bob’s eclectic design style offers maximum flexibility in fulfilling client desires. He has advanced skills in 3D CAD.

Bob’s working experience in the field of energy is extensive and spans most of his career. He has evaluated and recommended energy efficiency improvements for hundreds of homes and multi-family structures, including high rises, and for a wide variety of commercial, non-profit, and institutional buildings. Bob has designed passive solar heated buildings, active solar space heating systems, solar domestic hot water systems, and photovoltaic electrical systems for buildings. Bob's knowledge of energy use in buildings extends to the latest efficient technology for lighting systems, controls, and natural daylighting; and HVAC including air quality, radiant heating, and high efficiency equipment.

Daniel Malott

Daniel G. Malott
Associate, March. UDMSOA 2005

Daniel Malott is a founding Principal of Archiopolis. He attended the University of Detroit Mercy on a 5 year merit based full scholarship where he specialized in sustainable design. While there he received both his bachelors and masters degrees in architecture. He has held positions in both sustainable design and education specialty design firms. His dedication lies in the education of sustainability and proper, economical, energy efficient design. Daniel earned Associates degrees in both Architecture and Philosophy from Washtenaw Community College.

Daniel brings a professional graphic design quality into all of our presentations and has been involved on numerous design projects that utilize sustainability and green architecture. Dan has taught Upper Studio design courses at Washtenaw Community College School of Architecture.

John Kinnunen

John Kinnunen
M of Arch, U of D Mercy, 2007

John Kinnunen has been working with Archiopolis for 4 years, where he has expanded his practical knowledge about sustainable building design. He is working toward licensure as an architect in Michigan.

Following high school, John entered the construction industry as a carpenter building homes. He has solid experience in how buildings are constructed from foundation work to finish carpentry. He attended Washtenaw Community College in 2000 an received an associates degree from the architecture technology program. John was accepted to University of Detroit Mercy in 2003 where he received his Bachelors and Masters in Architecture. His Master’s Thesis concentrated on “Technology and Architecture.” John believes that technology is beginning to close the gap between what designers can conceive on a computer and what is possible to build in the field.