Jonathan Dreyfous, AIA/LEED AP, Principal

Jonathan earned a Master of Architecture from Harvard University Graduate School of Design. He has also received two bachelor's degrees — in History and Architectural History — from Brown University. Jon previously practiced architecture at firms in Boston, San Francisco, Stuttgart and Tokyo.
Since joining CDR Studio in 1996, Jon has been involved in an array of the firm’s award-winning projects, including the Eileen Fisher Store and Showroom, the People Center at the American Museum of Natural History and the African Burial Ground Project. Jon was the project leader in CDR Studio’s finalist entry for the Robbins School Competition. Over the years, Jon has served as the project architect and manager for many other CDR Studio projects, including the Snowmass Residence in Colorado.
Jon co-partners the Audi of America network facilities architecture, involving more than 60 completed projects. As the partner-in-charge, Jon recently completed the Hudson River Park Trust Pier 62 Carousel Building in New York City — a project created in conjunction with the landscape office of Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates. Participating in the New York City Department of Design and Construction Design Excellence program, Jon guided CDR Studio’s FDNY Ladder Company 08 "Ghostbusters" gut renovation through construction documentation. He is currently leading the FDNY Marine Company 01 project, a new pier and rescue boat facility under construction on the Hudson River. Both the Carousel and MC1 garnered New York City AIA awards. 
Jon was the lead partner in the Tent, Bauhaus Marseilles and N-Museum competitions. He has been an adjunct professor at the Rhode Island School of Design in the Department of Architecture and served on juries at Harvard GSD and Pratt. Jon co-authored Provisional:  Emerging Modes of Practice in the USA published by Princeton Architectural Press in 2009.