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Jonathan Ward, FAIA, LEED AP

As Design Partner at NBBJ, Jonathan’s hallmark is visionary design that challenges commonly held assumptions about program, space and human experience to deliver highly creative built environments. Over the past 18 years, Jonathan has led the design and delivery of a variety of progressive buildings for innovative global clients. His work has taken him to the Americas, Europe and Asia, and his breadth of experience continues to help him bring new thinking to any building type.

His global experience includes work across multiple typologies on some of NBBJ’s most notable and award-winning buildings, such as the Telenor World Headquarters in Oslo, Norway; the Wellcome Trust in Cambridge, UK; Samsung Corporate Center in Korea; Reebok’s World Headquarters in Canton, Massachusetts; and UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles. Jonathan has been instrumental in the development of computer technology in the design process, leading to new design possibilities and better project delivery. His use of technology to communicate the design to the client, the building team and the public has had significant impact on complex building projects. His work has received widespread recognition, including the highest honors from the AIA, RIBA, CoreNet, and Interior Design magazine. Leading design magazines in more than 15 countries have featured his projects, and he has presented and served as a guest lecturer and critic at conferences and design schools around the world.