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.

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