Info: Personnel

Staff

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Jordan Parnass, AIA RIBA LEED AP CPHD

As principal of JPDA, Jordan has been the creative force behind the firm’s award-winning projects worldwide. With 20 years of experience, he has consistently kept the firm at the leading edge of integrating new technology and practices into the work. Jordan is a Certified Passive House Designer (CPHD) and a LEED Accredited Professional. Jordan holds a BA in Art and Semiotics from Brown University, and a Masters of Architecture from Columbia University.

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Gregory Merryweather, RA

Greg has been a part of JPDA since 2001, and in his role as Senior Architect he oversees research, production and execution of the firm's projects.  Greg is also a professor at Pratt Institute and holds an M.Arch from Columbia University and a BS Arch from Ohio State.

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Lev Stravchinsky, Assoc. AIA

Lev serves as Design Director at JPDA and oversees all ongoing projects.  He has an extensive background in commercial, multi-housing residential, institutional and urban design work. Lev creates comprehensive solutions for clients by overseeing full life-cycle projects ensuring successful project completion and customer satisfaction.  Lev received his MSAAD from Columbia University.

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Marijke Huelsmann, Assoc. AIA

Marijke is responsible for residential and commercial projects with a focus on Passive House sustainable design. She is a registered architect in Germany and has experience in residential and commercial projects with a specialty in the field of architecture lighting design. Marijke brings a passion for innovative design and construction methodologies, and has taught in department of building construction in the University of Wuppertal.  Marijke holds masters and postgraduate degrees in architecture and lighting technology.

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Elizabet Bereslavskaya

Elizabet is an accomplished architect and interior designer with focus on retail, hospitality and brand experience projects.  She  oversees projects for Harley-Davidson, Crunch and numerous international clients.  Elizabet holds masters degrees from Parsons as well as the Moscow Architectural Institute.