Bobby Johnston is a Principal of CO Adaptive and a licensed architect, registered in New York State. He is a Certified Passive House Designer as of 2016 and member of New York Passive House and the International Passive House Association. Bobby completed his bachelor’s degree in architecture at the University of California at Berkeley in 2003 and his M.Arch at Columbia GSAPP in 2010, where he was awarded the Lucille Smyser Lowenfish Honors Award for his work with computer programming and architecture. In 2011 he co-founded CO Adaptive, which has since won numerous awards for their work, and been recognized as a Design Vanguard by Architectural Record, featured as a Next Progressive by ARCHITECT Magazine, and was show-cased in the inaugural exhibition Architecture Now: New York, New Publics at The Museum of Modern Art in 2023. Bobby has taught graduate level design studio courses at the Pratt Institute and has given talks at Montana State, University of Miami and University of Waterloo.