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BSA Award of Honor


Individual must be a BSA member, current or former, and have made "outstanding contributions to architecture and to the profession" over an extended period of time.

2020 Recipient

Jonathan Levi FAIA is an eloquent and vital voice in architecture – a practitioner, teacher, and mentor for more than 40 years. He received a Master of Architecture and a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture and Art from Yale University. In 1985, he founded Jonathan Levi Architects in Boston.

Mr. Levi’s work reflects his deep dedication to extending the legacy of socially progressive modern architecture. His practice centers around highly refined projects, featuring widely applicable innovations in design and technology, improving the quality of life and productivity.

A champion of the profession, Mr. Levi has mastered the ability, through co-creation, to gain clients’ and constituency groups’ trust to achieve their highest aspirations for the future while developing the tectonic principles he’s dedicated to teaching and developing in his practice.

His portfolio includes many prominent and award-winning designs, including Dearborn High School, a community-transforming public STEM academy for the City of Boston, a candidate for the Harleston Parker Medal this evening.

Mr. Levi is a former Adjunct Full Professor at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. Additionally, he has guest taught and lectured internationally and is a prolific, frequently published author and sought-after expert.