Jonathon Stahl

Jonathon Stahl

Los Angeles, CA, US



Jonathon is a Los Angeles based architect, researcher, teacher, collaborator, and artist.


Resume, references, and full portfolio available upon request.



John Friedman Alice Kimm Architects (JFAK), Los Angeles, CA, US, Project Designer

Provided project design and management services for JFAK Architects. Contributions included full construction documents, construction administration, BIM modeling/drafting, consultant coordination, client interfacing, presentation materials, and rendering.

Aug 2013 - May 2016

Trahan Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Design Director

Cofounded compMatter-TA, a collaborative research office in Los Angeles for Trahan Architects. Responsible for architectural design, product design, business development, marketing, and office management.

Dec 2011 - May 2013

Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, Adjunct Faculty

Collaborated with faculty members Peter Testa and Devyn Weiser as an assistant teacher to assemble and teach a variety of advanced design studios and seminars. Some of these were the first studios and classes to fully utilize the SCI-Arc Robot House.

Sep 2010 - Dec 2011

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, Visiting Instructor

Prepared and taught two consecutive, annual workshops for current graduate level students and professionals alike. The subject matter consisted of algorithmic design and scripting for architects.

Sep 2010 - Sep 2011

Testa / Weiser, Venice, CA, US, Lead Designer

Worked with Testa & Weiser as lead designer on projects of wildly varying scales including an ocean-based energy infrastructure (X-NRG), a decentralized open source waste to energy solution for the LAUSD (ESCape), and the SCI-Arc Robot House.

Other contributions included scripting, rendering, graphic design, web design, book layouts, printing, and hand binding.

Jun 2010 - Sep 2011

AustinCina Architects, Tacoma, WA, US, Intern Architect

Worked closely with principals on design development and construction document preparation. Provided rendering services and created as-built drawing sets. Two summer internships were completed here from May to August in both 2007 and 2008.

May 2007 - Aug 2008


Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Master of Architecture II - M.Arch II

Studies focused on advanced geometrical design and modeling, computational design, experimental animation, and robotic fabrication.

Sep 2008 - Sep 2010

Washington State University, Pullman, WA, US, Bachelors, Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies

Aug 2004 - May 2008

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