Jonathan Handzo

Jonathan Handzo

Los Angeles, CA, US




Montalba Architects, Inc., Santa Monica, CA, US, Designer

Jul 2014 - current

Miralles Tagliabue EMBT, Barcelona, ES, Intern Architect

-Developed massing and facade options from initial process through construction detailing.
-Collaborated on international competitions with interns and architects from fifteen countries.
-Fabricated installations and participated in workshops regarding current work in office.

Jan 2013 - Aug 2013

Steven Shortridge Architects, Santa Monica, CA, US, Junior Architect

-Generated design options and assisted development of multi-million dollar residential homes.
-Fabricated scale models and developed renderings for client presentations.

May 2012 - Aug 2012

Koenen Associates, New York, NY, US, Junior Architect/Job Captain

-Integral in design development and drafting of construction documents for building envelope and interior space planning for zero-tolerance business hotels.
-Job captain for hotel marquee rebranding project including design and construction administration for multiple hotel locations.
-Coordinated initial structural & MEP design shop drawings from millwork to structure.
-Performed field verification and construction administration tasks for multiple projects.
-Responsible for issuing construction sketches and punch listing for final project.
-Communicated and collaborated regularly with client and client representatives.

Jan 2008 - May 2011

Costas Kondylis and Partners, New York, Junior Architect

-Designed amenity spaces for high-rise apartment buildings.
-Drafted construction document and specification sets.
-Worked with sales representatives to create custom art for lobbies and lounges.

Oct 2006 - Dec 2007


The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, US, MArch, Architecture

-Studio Teaching Assistant: Fall 2013, Fall 2014
-Nominated for Design Excellence Award: Fall 2013
-Honors Society Tau Sigma Delta Member: Spring 2013
-Published in ISSUE:009: Fall 2013
-3.86 GPA

Aug 2011 - May 2014

Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, BArch, Architecture

-Deans List 2004-2006

Aug 2002 - May 2006

Areas of Specialization