JASON KELLY JOHNSON

Dean's Advisory Board

Co-Founder and Design Partner; Future Cities Lab, San Francisco, CA

(BSArch ’96)


Jason Kelly Johnson is a co-founding design partner of Future Cities Lab. FCL is a design studio, workshop and urban design think tank operating globally out of San Francisco, California. Working in collaboration with his partner Nataly Gattegno, Jason has produced a range of award-winning projects exploring the intersections of public space, art and architecture with advanced fabrication technologies, robotics, responsive building systems. Their approach to design and making, which has been described as “high performance craft”, is also deeply experiential, interactive and materially rich. Jason is a tenured Associate Professor at the California College of the Arts (CCA) in San Francisco and co-directs CCA's Digital Craft Lab. He is also the President of ACADIA (The Association of Computer-Aided Design in Architecture). Jason holds a BS Arch degree from UVa and an M Arch degree from Princeton University.