Jonathan Dress

Jonathan Dress

Urbana, IL, US


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Gensler, Washington, DC, US, Architectural Co-op Intern

Architectural Co-op Intern (10 Weeks - Winter 2011 Term)
Modeled (Revit, SketchUp) and was responsible for a number of construction administrative duties as part of a team designing for one of the largest banks in the U.S.

Jan 2011 - Mar 2011

BKA Architects, Inc., Brockton, MA, US, Architectural Co-op Intern

Architectural Co-op Intern (10 Weeks for 2 Summers - 2010 & 2008)
Drafted (AutoCAD) for residential and retail design teams. Assisted in marketing efforts.

Jun 2010 - Aug 2010

Flavin Architects, Boston, MA, US, Architectural Co-op Intern

Architectural Co-op Intern (10 Weeks for 2 Terms - Summer 2009 & Winter 2010)
Drafted (DataCAD) and built digital (SketchUp) and physical models for high-end, residential design projects

Jan 2010 - Mar 2010

Sulco Construction, Sharon, MA, US, Construction Worker

Construction Worker (10 Weeks - Summer 2007)
Worked for a contractor on residential construction projects

Jun 2007 - Aug 2007

David H. Dunlap Associates, Hanover, MA, US, Architectural Intern

Architectural Intern (10 Weeks - Summer 2006)
Drafted (DataCAD) for healthcare facilities. Assisted in administative duties.

Jun 2006 - Aug 2006


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL, US, MArch, Architecture

Humanitarian Design Concentration

Sep 2011 - current

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Sep 2007 - Jun 2011


ARI (Action Research Illinois) Graduate Assistantship, Other

*Invited by the Associate Director of the Graduate School of Architecture*

Project Design Liaison [2012 – 2013 School Year]
Facilitate the communication, research, and design projects between ARI and Prosperity Gardens, a not-for-profit organization, dedicated to cultivating a healthy community through education, collaboration and employment opportunities.

Technology and Graphics Coordinator [Spring and Summer Semesters, 2012]
Develop and provide leadership for updating and improving the communication design materials. Expand internet outreach and brand strategy.


School4Burma Competition, Honorable Mention

School4Burma Competition [online gallery selection | December 2011]
Building Trust International (BTI).
“...the fabric of the school becomes a learning tool...Walls become interactive and can be used for problem solving or art projects. It is a fantastic idea twinned with a simple lightweight reusable structure.” –BTI


Cincinnatus Merit Scholarship, Scholarship

Cincinnatus Merit Scholarship [2007 – 2011]
Academic Achievement & Community Involvement


Areas of Specialization 


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