JONATHAN BLASEG PLA Partner – Landscape Architecture
Jonathan’s work merges an enthusiasm for ecology with a wide array of technical skills in documentation, detailing, visualization, graphic design, animation, and lecturing. He is a committed practitioner, teacher, and problem-solver. He leads the firm’s creative direction with a belief that design impacts all elements of our daily life, it affects our ethos as a society and the health of our environment.
Jonathan received his Master of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Minnesota where he has taught as an Adjunct Assistant Professor since 2012, teaching a graduate design studio for students of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, as well as lecture courses in visualization, narrative, modeling and design. His academic work includes publication on the topics of sustainable climate change metrics (The Park Reconfigured), development strategies in the Venetian Lagoon (Extreme Cities), and sustainable food systems (Nature: Collaborations in Design).
Jonathan has experience leading design teams on numerous award winning and culturally significant projects which include; the Rwandan Institute for Conservation Agriculture (Bugesera, Rwanda), Marshall Riverfront Park (Minneapolis, MN), Upper Harbor Terminal (Minneapolis, MN), Nicollet Mall (Minneapolis, MN), Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for the Arts (Cedar City, Utah), Ward Commons (Honolulu, HI), and 2018 LILA International Garden Award winner, Lake Marion.