Jonathan Izen

Jonathan Izen

New York, NY, US



My work explores the relationship between the digital and the analog, challenging the unconscious effects of architecture.

I graduated in May 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley. I am pursuing a Master of Architecture from Columbia University with an expected graduation in May 2017.


Columbia University, New York, New York, GIS Research Assistant

Assisting with the development and maintenance of GIS infrastructure of the school, including managing and collecting data housed on the GIS storage space (X:/). Also assisting faculty, students, research labs and staff with including GIS in their classes or research, by providing in class tutorials, special workshops, and drop-in office hours.

Sep 2014 - current

Anderson Anderson Architecture, San Francisco, CA, US, Internship

Drafted Schematic and presentation drawings and constructed physical models of several projects including international work specializing in modular and prefabricated structures.

May 2013 - Aug 2014

University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, US, CAD/CAM Lab Technician

Utilizing 3D Printers, Laser Cutters, and CNC Milling Machines to experiment
with computer aided machinery in student design work.

Aug 2012 - May 2013

Future Cities Lab, San Francisco, CA, US, Internship

Worked on designing, prototyping, and fabrication of a public installation called
Datagrove for the San Jose Zero1 Biennial.

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012


Columbia University, New York, New York, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2014 - current

University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2009 - May 2013


UC Berkeley Annual Selected Work Exhibition Project Recognition, Award

Exhibited work completed in an upper division architecture studio on pneumatics in architecture.


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