Jonathan Martin is Adjunct Professor in the Urban Planning Program at Columbia GSAPP since 2006. After working professionally in architecture in Phoenix, Arizona, he earned graduate degrees in urban planning at Cornell University, where he focused on land use, urban design and housing affordability. Jonathan Martin is also an associate professor at Pratt Institute’s Graduate Center for Planning and the Environment in Brooklyn, where he teaches a range of courses from studios to advanced planning methods, as well as urban design and planning courses in Japan and Denmark.
Bringing over 20 years of professional and academic experience in design, architecture and planning, Martin has lived and worked in the New York metro area since 2004. His professional experience ranges from planning and urban design to architecture and furniture design. He is a senior associate at BFJ Planning, one of New York metro’s leading planning and real estate development consults, where he specializes in physical and comprehensive planning, and urban design.