JORDAN TRACHTENBERG /// Associate AIA, M.Arch [Hons], LEED AP
Jordan received the degree Master of Architecture, with Honors in Design, from Columbia University, NY, and holds a Bachelor of Design in Architecture, with Honors, from Florida International University, Miami.
Jordan has worked in five continents ranging from Asia to South America. During 2009-2012 in Amsterdam, NL, while working under Ben van Berkel at UNStudio, Jordan led the design and execution as Coordinating Architect (based in Amsterdam) and Project Manager on several successful projects such as the Singapore University of Technology and Design. SUTD completed construction in 2015. In addition, Jordan led the design on successful competitions, small built projects, interior, and industrial design solutions, such as the Library and Center for New Media in Ghent, Belgium 2009, the Zara flagship store in Rome, Italy 2009, and the 29th Annual Art Biennale's Youturn Pavilion in Sao Paulo, Brazil 2010.
In 2008, upon graduation from Columbia University, Jordan worked as Lead Designer and Project Manager at Heerim Architects and Planners in Seoul, South Korea; here he led the design on several successful large-scale competitions ranging from museums and performing art centers to corporate campuses. During his time in New York, Jordan worked for practices such as Winka Dubbeldam @Archi-tectonics and Thomas Leeser @Leeser Architecture. Additionally, he was involved highly in teaching software, and design through seminars and studios at Columbia University and Barnard + Columbia College. He has co-conducted design workshops for the University of Kentucky's abroad program in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Currently, Jordan is an Adjunct Faculty Professor at Florida International University's School of Architecture teaching graduate design studios and has been a guest juror at Harvard University, University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University, Pratt Institute, and the Städelschule in Frankfurt, Germany.
Now, based out of Miami, Florida, Jordan is dedicated to advancing the profession. He works in conjunction with developers and Florida design professionals to bring concepts and ideas to fruition; bringing his streamlined functional design and critical thinking back to his hometown. His office is now in collaboration with UNStudio on several high profile projects in the South Florida Region.
Jordan is a LEED accredited professional, completed NCARB/IDP, and is an Associate member of the American Institute of Architects.