Jonathan Lessem, AIA, LEED AP

Well organized, analytical, and thoughtful, Jonathan maintains quality for documentation and delivery of most of the firm’s most complex projects. With more 25 years of experience, Jonathan is a technical expert for construction detailing and an invaluable internal resource for building materials, code analysis, and document standards. Jonathan’s experience and passion for design are coupled with skillful listening and interpretation of the clients’ needs. He has coordinated teams for numerous complex projects and is a skilled orchestrator of communication and information amongst all parties involved. His vast experience working within historic preservation and redevelopment projects makes his particularly adept at navigating technical requirements of historic adaptive reuse projects within regulatory constraints. With admirable humility, Jonathan works with clients on a day-to-day basis to create meaningful and successful facilities at all scales.


University of Virginia
Master of Architecture, 1993

Mississippi State University
Bachelor of Architecture, 1990


Registered Architect: Maryland, 1996

LEED Accredited Professional


American Institute of Architects, Baltimore Chapter

University of Alabama, Civil Engineering Dept.

University of Alabama, Dept of Civil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering
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Jonathan Lessem, AIA, LEED AP - Principal