Jonathan Dowse

Designer

Jonathan Dowse is a Designer and joined Davis Square Architects in 2012. He drafts plans, elevations, and other construction documents, coordinates with consultants, and is actively involved in the construction design and administration phases. For the Georgetowne Homes project, he created a fine-grained reference file system to efficiently assemble the varied plans and elevations of each of the 67 buildings in the project.

Jonathan has a longstanding interest in humane and sustainable building, landscape, and urban design. He also has a vested interest in vernacular building around the world. Before joining Davis Square Architects Jonathan had a travel fellowship from Williams College to research and report on the variety of vernacular building styles around Switzerland. He has also gained a close understanding of Greater Boston’s geography through avid running.

Education
Washington University in St. Louis, Master of Architecture + Master of Urban Design, 2010
Williams College, Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics, 2006

Jonathan's recent projects of note
Georgetowne Homes
Centennial Island

"It is only when the structural parts of a building, the forms logically derived from them, and empirical knowledge are imbued with what we can seriously call the art of play that we are on the right road. Technology and economy must always be combined with a life-enriching charm."
― Alvar Aalto