Jonathan Bernard

Jonathan Bernard

San Francisco, CA, US


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I was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and moved to Fort Lauderdale, FL with my family at the age of 12.
I am intermediate in speaking and understanding French. I am a very quick learner with a strong ability to pick up new skills and I thrive in a fast-paced learning environment whether I am working independently or collaboratively. I have a strong sense of design and creating spaces with a tectonic sensibility to materials and details.



jones | haydu, San Francisco, CA, US, Junior Designer

Responsible for the daily design tasks of all projects from pre-design to design development. Also responsible for construction documentation + administration on selective projects.

Sep 2012 - current

Piedmont Housing Alliance, Charlottesville, VA, US, Design Consultant

Provided schematic design ideas in the form of drawings (CAD + Illustrator) and renderings (Rhino + Maxwell + Photoshop) for an affordable housing complex. Also worked on converting a 1934 two-storey brick house into a three-unit condo complex with a modern addition.

Mar 2011 - Aug 2011


University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, US, MArch, architecture

Aug 2010 - May 2012

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, US, Bachelors, architecture

Study abroad at the Vicenza Institute of Architecture (Jan- April 2010)

Aug 2006 - May 2010


Best Bridge Design Category- Project Gaitway, Honorable Mention

"The Belmont Bridge in the city of Charlottesville, VA must be rebuilt. But it doesn’t need another “raised road.” The city needs a “Gait-way” – an iconic, pedestrian-centric, bike & auto friendly gateway bringing Charlottesville into the next era of world-class cities."


Transitional Housing Module, 1st Place

Design of a universally adaptable emergency housing system for transitional living that speaks to the need for rapid development, simplicity of construction, economy and intelligent design.


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