jon schluenz

jon schluenz

Charlottesville, VA, US



Hi. My name is Jon Schluenz. I have a Masters Degree in Architecture from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston. I am a Passive House Certified Builder and a Licensed Construction Supervisor. I recently received my LEED Green Associate Certification. I am currently pursuing work in Passive House Certified building projects.I have several years of design experience including 4 years working in residential architecture and construction. I have several years of visual merchandising and styling experience, having worked for West Elm, Urban Outfitters and different showrooms in New York. I have a Masters Degree in Architecture from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston, and an Interior Design certification from Parson School of Design in New York. I am proficient in Photoshop, In Design, Illustrator, SketchUp, Revit, Chief Architect and Auto CAD.  I am also a musician, and illustrator. I enjoy being outdoors and going on hikes with my husband and my dogs.



jks work, Northampton, MA, owner / designer

jks work is a design company in Northampton , MA. We design, facilitate and manage residential and commercial remodeling and construction projects. Our focus is on the details. For more information visit

Jan 2010 - current

RHI Construction, Florence, MA, US, Design, Construction, and project management

In my current position, I arrange for client meetings and facilitate project design and implementation. I am involved in project scheduling, as well as on site carpentry and finish selection. I wear many hats. Our projects range from new construction projects and additions, to bathroom and kitchen renovations.

Sep 2013 - Sep 2014

Route 9 Design and Build, Northampton, MA, Intern Architect / Construction

Revit work, Permitting, Transportation, Materials Sourcing, Budgets and Estimating

Apr 2012 - Jan 2013

Team Massachusetts Solar Decathalon, Washington DC, Construction / Logistics

Construction, Interior Design, Transportation, Materials Sourcing, Budgets

Sep 2011 - Oct 2011

Helios Design Group, Jamaica Plain, MA, US, Intern Architect

Office Management, Website Maintenance, Architectural Photography, Schematic Design, Project Presentation, Zoning research, Existing conditions, Product Research, Auto CAD, Revit

Sep 2007 - Aug 2008

William Sonoma Inc, West Elm, New York, NY and Boston, MA, Display Design / Installation

Display Design, Materials Sourcing, Implementation of corporate visual directives, New store set-ups, Furniture Construction

Jan 2005 - Sep 2007


Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA, US, MArch, Architecture

Sustainable Design, Basic Structures, Graphic Design, Project Presentation, Modular Homes, Architectural History, Structures, Building systems

Jan 2008 - May 2011

Boston Architectural College (BAC), Boston, MA, US, Architecure

Schematic Design, Architectural History, Model making, Conceptual design, Materials, Process

Jan 2007 - Jan 2008

Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY, US, Interior Design

Materials, Schematic Design, Drafting, Rendering, Color Theory

Jan 2006 - Dec 2006

Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL, Bachelors, Fine Arts

English, Photography, Film/Video, Performance

Jun 1994 - Aug 1999

Areas of Specialization