Jonathan Fournier

Jonathan Fournier

Andover, MA, US



Jonathan Fournier is an Architect with over 16 years of experience in practice. Jonathan was a Senior Architect and Project Manager for BIG where he co-lead the design and development with Heatherwick Studio for Google’s master plan vision and eventually the 610,000sf Charleston East office structure. While with Daniel Libeskind for nearly 7 years, Jonathan was a Project Architect for a number of residential and cultural projects. Most notably, the Citylife Residences, and the 2015 Expo- Vanke Pavilion in Milan, Italy.

In addition to his daily work as an architect, Jonathan has continued to donate his spare time to volunteering with the local and international community. Some of his most recent work has been spent with Architecture for Humanity's NY chapter, working with Respond & Rebuild following Hurricane Sandy in the Far Rockaways, and building homes in Chaom Trach village, Cambodia with RAW impact.


Höweler + Yoon, Boston, MA, US, Director, RA, LEED Associate, NCARB

Jun 2017 - current

Safdie Architects, Somerville, MA, US, Senior Project Architect/ Manager, RA, LEED Associate, NCARB

Jonathan worked on several projects during his time at SA, while also assisting the business development team, but mainly focused on leading the exterior detail development and coordination through Design Development of the Albert Einstein Learning and Research Center in São Paulo, Brazil.

Nov 2016 - May 2017

BIG | Bjarke Ingels Group, New York, NY, US, Senior Project Architect/ Manager, RA, LEED Associate, NCARB

A project leader working directly with clients, consultants, partners in charge, Bjarke Ingels, and the City of Mountain View to lead/ manage the Google design team from Concept through City Planning approvals and Design Development. The Google projects foster a unique opportunity and collaboration with Heatherwick Studio in London bringing a whole new dynamic of innovation to the design process. In addition, the project is being coordinated directly with our client, contractors, and consultants using an IPD (Integrated project delivery) method for maximum efficiency.

Nov 2014 - Sep 2016

DXA Studio, New York, NY, US, Project Manager, RA, LEED Associate, NCARB

Working directly with clients, consultants, and the partners in charge managing a 10,000 sf residential townhouse on the Upper east side of Manhattan. As a project manager, I was fortunate to be intimately involved with preparing RFP's, contract negotiation, and navigating the NYC code, zoning, and DOB process.

Jun 2014 - Oct 2014

Studio Daniel Libeskind, New York, NY, US, Project Architect, RA, LEED Associate, NCARB

Working directly with Principals and Daniel Libeskind, as an individual and as a team leader, coordinating projects of various scale and program from concept design through construction.

Sep 2007 - Jun 2014

Payette, Boston, MA, US, Architect/ Designer, RA, LEED Associate

Started working as an individual directly with principals on cultural projects, and then quickly moved from coordinating technically complex research centers to acting as a job captain focusing on core and shell development for construction.

Jun 2001 - Aug 2007

Jill Neubauer Architects, Falmouth, MA, US, Design Assistant

Began building physical models, and quickly moved from taking field measurements to coordinating construction documents for single family residential projects.

Jun 1999 - Jan 2001


Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, US, BArch, School of Architecture

Aug 1996 - May 2001

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