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Jon Penndorf

Jon Penndorf is a project manager and sustainability leader in Perkins+Will’s Washington, DC office. He is involved in the management and design of a variety of project types, from focused interior renovations to energy management across a full real estate portfolio. Jon is a recipient of the AIA’s Young Architect Award, the 2012 president of the AIA’s DC chapter, and the 2014 chair of the AIA’s Young Architects Forum advisory committee. With over 12 years of professional experience, Jon is engaged in many areas of the architecture community including community leadership, writing, and education.
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Oct 04, 2017

Designing for Cultural Resilience

Resilience isn't just about preparing our communities for the effects of climate change and natural disasters. To create truly resilient communities, we must be attuned to the cultural nuances that distringuish and strengthen the places we inhabit. Read More +

Jun 09, 2016

Aftershock: How Design Mitigates Environmental Stressors

The relationship between environmental risk factors, stress, and interior design may be closer than you think. How can designers play a lead role in helping building occupants feel both safer and calmer in the face of more frequently occurring climate events? Read More +

Dec 04, 2012

Lighting the Living Lab

After receiving an internal grant through the Perkins+Will Innovation Incubator, the DC office set out on a mission to improve their own lighting system and learn more about lighting strategies overall. Read More +