Jonathan Lundstrom

Jonathan Lundstrom

Portland, OR, US



Jonathan Lundstrom chose architecture as his creative medium and is particularly interested in creating beautiful, healthy, energy efficient, sustainable buildings. His work focuses on high-performance design based on standards such as Passivhaus and The Living Building Challenge. He utilities a collaborative design approach with his clients centered around a design/build process to meet his client's needs and achieve simple, efficient and elegant work.  

He supports Architecture2030 and positioning our communities to achieve carbon neutral built environments. Achieving Certified Passivhaus projects provides a baseline for achieving net zero resilient buildings.

Jonathan is passionate about quality design, the craft of building and the authentic use of materials. He is currently an Architect and Construction Manager with Birdsmouth Construction providing design/build services for high-performance residential buildings. Previously as an Associate at BWArchitects(BWA), a design studio located in New York City, he collaborated on design projects for both residential and commercial clients. His work, while at BWA, has been published in Architectural Digest and received an AIA design award.

Jonathan earned his Bachelor of Arts in architecture from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, followed by his Master of Architecture from the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) with a focus on sustainable design. His architecture studies have taken him to Mexico and Italy, where he worked with the Stalker Group on a proposal for the re-use of a former industrial site in Naples. While at NJIT, Jonathan received awards for design and academics.

Jonathan has over fourteen years experience in design, detailing, and construction administration for projects and is a member of Passive House Alliance United States and New York Passive House. He is an NCARB Certified, Registered Architect in The State of NY and The State of Oregon as well as a Certified Passive House Consultant.  



Green Hammer, Portland, OR, US, Design Project Manager

Apr 2018 - current

Birdsmouth Construction Design/Build, Portland, OR, US, Architect & Construction Manager

Birdsmouth Construction is a full-service contracting and design-build firm that focuses on high-performance buildings. As an Architect and Certified Passive House Consultant Jonathan provides design and construction management for Birdsmouth's clients.

Apr 2016 - Apr 2018

BWArchitects, New York, NY, US, Associate

BWArchitects is a multi-disciplinary global architecture and design firm, with offices in New York City and Beijing, China.

Integrating our appreciation of history and the built environment with state-of-the-art technologies, BWA creates innovative designs that transcend functional and environmental considerations, and are most importantly, beautiful. Understanding the lifestyle needs of our clients is prioritized equally with time and budget parameters towards the realization of informed designs to stand the test of time.

Within our wheelhouse is BWSolutions; a design laboratory and model making workshop which tests the viability of design ideas through the fabrication of physical 3 dimensional mock ups and prototypes.

Oct 2005 - Sep 2015

John Hutchinson Architect, Pennington, NJ, US, Project Architect

Jun 2004 - Jun 2005

Lance Levine Architect, Hoboken, NJ, US, Project Architect

Jun 2003 - Jun 2004

The Clark Enersen Partners, Lincoln, NE, US, Project Architect

Sep 1999 - May 2003

Flad Architects, Madison, WI , Architect in Training

Jun 1997 - Aug 1997


Passive House Institute US (PHIUS), Certified Passive House Consultant

Mar 2016 - Jun 2016

New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ, US, MArch, Master of Architecture. Certificate in Sustainable Design

-AIA Certificate of Merit. NJSOA Excellence in Study of Architecture
-NJSOA Excellence in Design Award

Jun 2003 - Jul 2005

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN, US, Bachelors, Bachelor of Arts, Architecture Major, Managerial Communications concentrated study

Sep 1995 - Jun 1999


AIA New York State Design Citation Award, East Hampton Art Studio by BWArchitects, Honorable Mention

Role: Project Architect


AIA Certificate of Merit, Award

New Jersey School of Architecture(NJIT) Excellence in Study of Architecture


Nebraska/Iowa ASID Chapter Interior Design Award, Award

Peru State College Library by The Clark Enersen Partners
Role: Project Architect


New Jersey School of Architecture(NJIT) Excellence in Design Award, Award


Areas of Specialization