Jonathan Bolch

Jonathan’s Profile

A native of Raleigh, North Carolina, Jonathan has over 20 years of professional experience practicing and teaching architecture in a diverse array of places including New York, Boston, Seoul, and Portland. As an architect he has led the design effort on a wide range of project types and scales, including institutional, commercial, and residential, with a particular focus on creating enduring buildings for colleges and universities. His portfolio of educational projects includes work for leading institutions around the country, from Princeton to Portland State, from the University of Virginia to the University of Hawaii.

Jonathan received a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Virginia and a Master of Architecture from Yale University, where he was awarded the William Wirt Winchester Traveling Fellowship, considered the school’s most prestigious honor.

Jonathan is a registered architect in the state of Oregon. He currently serves as an Adjunct Professor of Architecture at Portland State University.

Jonathan’s Resume


Master of Architecture, Yale University, 1999

Bachelor of Science in Architecture, University of Virginia, 1992

Associations, Accreditations

LEED AP 2008-present

Work Experience

Yost Grube Hall Architecture. Associate Principal, Project Designer 2006 – 2012

Opsis Architecture. Project Architect, Designer 2005

Schwartz/Silver Architects. Intern Architect, Designer 2000 – 2004

Turner Brooks Architects. Intern Architect, Designer 1996 – 1999 (summers)

Ryall Porter Architects. Intern Architect, Designer 1993 – 1994


Adjunct Professor, Portland State University School of Architecture, 2012 – present

Design Studio Instructor, Kyonggi University Graduate School of Architecture, 2004

Design Studio Instructor, Ewha Women’s University School of Architecture, 2004

Design Studio Instructor, Boston Architectural College, 2003