ABOUT

PARA is an office for architecture in New York City and Cambridge, Massachusetts, led by principal Jon Lott.

Each project is a collaborative effort between a wide range of constituents, guided by the specific needs and curiosities of diverse clientele. PARA works on projects of varying scales and media: from cultural, institutional, and residential work, to events, and international competitions. The work has been published in the New York Times, the LA Times, New York Magazine, Harvard Design Magazine, Architectural Record, Metropolis, Domus, the Architect’s Newspaper, a+u, Form, Azure, IW, Interior Design, MARK, Frame, Perspective, Surface, 306090, Exclama!, and in books “American City X,” by Princeton Architectural Press (2014); “Shopping Now,” by Taschen (2010); PROOF, by Princeton Architectural Press; and “How Architecture Learned to Speculate” (2009).

info@para-project.org  

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PARA // 346 Morgan Ave // Brooklyn NY 11211

Jon Lott

Jon Lott is principal of PARA, cofounding member of CLOK, and Assistant Professor of Architecture at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design.

He is recipient of the Emerging Voices Award by the Architectural League of New York, the Design Vanguard award by Architectural Record, the New Practices New York award by the AIANY, the Architectural League Prize by the Architectural League of New York, and twice a MoMA/PS1 Young Architects finalist. He has previously taught at Syracuse University, directing the School of Architecture’s New York City Program; is a Leopold Schepp and John E. Thayer Scholar; has been a project editor for PRAXIS: Journal of Writing + Building; has lectured widely; and has been an invited juror at Harvard, Princeton, Rice, Yale, Columbia, MIT, UPenn, Cornell, Toronto, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Architectural League of New York.

He holds the Master of Architecture with distinction from Harvard University; the Bachelor of Architecture with honors from California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo; and is an NCARB-certified architect with licensure in New York, California, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island.

jlott@para-project.org

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