Jonathan Fertig, AIA, CPHD is a Certified Passive House Designer and registered architect in Colorado and Massachusetts who practiced for over a decade in Boston, MA before moving to Denver in 2018. He joined Davis Partnership Architects in May 2019. In Boston he worked across a wide variety of large-scale projects including university, healthcare, urban mixed use and public schools. Since moving to Denver Jonathan has worked as a project architect on rural public libraries, urban multi-family housing and downtown speculative office buildings. He has been utilizing Revit for 15 years and has previously served as a BIM Manager and taught building information modeling as adjunct faculty at the Boston Architectural College. Deeply committed to helping solve the climate crisis through design, Jonathan employs passive house principles on all projects, regardless of whether certification is being pursued.
Jonathan is a graduate of Reed College with a BA in physics, Georgia Tech with an MS in physics and Boston Architectural College with an MArch. Jonathan rode his bicycle across the USA in 1994 and since then he’s been passionate about bicycles, not only for recreation and transportation, but as an integral part of making better cities. To that end he has become a world-renown tactical urbanist, utilizing simple materials to demonstrate potential bicycle infrastructure improvements in Boston and Denver. That work has been featured in The Boston Globe, FastCompany, Treehugger, Denverite and Streetsblog among other publications.