Member Bio: Vaughn Horn

DSC03941_HeadshotThroughout his career, Horn has memberships in the American Institute of Architects, National Organization of Minority Architects.  He is LEED Accredited, NCARB Certified, and holds an architecture license in California.  Currently, Horn is Faculty and Director of Special Projects at Boston Architectural College, where he also serves as adjunct professor of architecture.

Horn’s experience cache includes an array of projects ranging from stadia to retail buildings. In 2002, he earned his B-Arch degree from the University of Southern California. He then earned an M-Arch degree from Syracuse University in 2005.  Currently, he is a doctoral student at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, where he serves as Graduate Teaching Fellow and lead instructor of Project Link, an introductory outreach program for high school students.  The breadth of his research have been featured as articles and paper presentations at prestigious institutions and refereed journals.

In 2012, he earned Educator of the Year by the American Institute of Architecture Students, bestowed at the AIAS FORUM.  Additionally, Horn is a Harvard Graduate Consortium member at the Center for Energy and the Environment.

Member Bio: Jonathan Garland

DSC03950_HeadshotJonathan Garland is an accomplished designer and Senior Associate at Arrowstreet. In his practice, Jonathan has worked on a broad range of building types from large scale mixed-use urban developments to nationally recognized institutional, cultural and civic projects.

Garland is currently the lead designer on several inner-city charter schools, including the KIPP Academy Boston Charter School in Mattapan (under construction) and the Conservatory Lab Charter School in Roxbury. He strives to forge a meaningful relationship between communities and the design team by incorporating everyone in the creative process. As a former board member for Roslindale Village Main Streets in Boston, he has worked on both sides of the design table to form more successful communities.

Garland works to strengthen the level of diversity within the Boston architectural community and advocates for social justice through design. He is the current co-chair of the Boston chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA), whose goal is to engage a more diverse community of leaders and designers in the design profession.

Garland earned a bachelor of architecture degree from the Boston Architectural College, where he has also taught design studios and led national competitions.