Alexander Jackson

Alexander Jackson

Chicago, IL, US

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Jackson is an internationally award winning architectural designer with experience delivering large, complex institutional projects and bespoke residential works. He was the 2020-2021 Walter R. Leach II Fellow and the William Morris Mehlhorn Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania Weitzman School of Design.


CannonDesign, Chicago, IL, US, Architect

- Leads architectural development of Spallation Neutron Target Station for U.S. Department of Energy
- Team lead for BIM execution and coordination cross disciplines and consultant teams
- Mentored junior designers through design process and leads ARE Study Group
- Developed Intern Workbook and instrumental in establishing first internship program

Jun 2021 - current

LO Design, Philadelphia, PA, US, Intern Architect

-Delivering residential projects from concept through permitting and construction administration.
-Established design standards and marketing material to win projects and develop business.

Jul 2020 - Jun 2021

HOK, Philadelphia, PA, US, Intern Architect & BIM Coordinator

-Worked directly with senior project designers, medical planners, and architects.
-Assisted the development of an inpatient bed tower and emergency department.
-Collaborated with Architect of Record coordinating cohesive design intent.
-Supported Medical Planning and Health Sciences architecture studio.

May 2019 - Mar 2020

Trinity: NAC, Columbus, OH, US, Project Associate

-Project architect role managed design team of six
-Coordinated architectural development of healthcare facilities, from concept through construction
-Developed master planning and feasibility analysis for University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
-Developed conceptual and bid/permit sets adhering to healthcare guidelines and building codes
-Served on the Design Process committee

Mar 2016 - Jan 2019


University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US, MArch, Master of Architecture

Walter R Leach II Fellowship
William Morris Mehlhorn Scholarship

Aug 2018 - May 2021

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Architecture Honors with Research Distinction
Morrill Scholarship
Ransom Family Scholarship
Architecture School Scholarship

Aug 2012 - May 2016


Ingenious Women Initiative, Honorable Mention


Warming Competition 2021, Honorable Mention


Walter R. Leach II Fellowship, Award


ULI Hines Student Competition, Honorable Mention


William Morris Mehlhorn Scholarship, Scholarship


James E. Gui '54 Design Competition, Honorable Mention


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