Jordan is Principal of Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture (JPDA), an award-winning multidisciplinary practice founded in 1997 that combines sustainable and equitable architecture, interiors and experience design. Each project sensitively engages with its architectural surroundings and the environment to project beauty, inspire wonder and create an enhanced sense of place.
JPDA has been at the forefront of research and design into innovative typologies for high performance Passive House buildings, receiving the PHI Pioneer Certificate for an industrial retrofit project in Sri Lanka, and designing the RSPCA’s modular Animal Centres of the Future prototype in the UK.
Jordan’s projects have received recognition and awards from the AIA, AIANY, NYCxDesign, Architizer, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and others. JPDA currently has an appointment with New York City’s Department of Design and Construction in the Design Excellence Program.
Jordan received degrees in Art & Semiotics from Brown University, attended the Architectural Association and holds a Master of Architecture from Columbia University. He is a Certified Passive House Designer (CPHD), LEED accredited professional (LEED AP) and a member of both the American Institute of Architects and the Royal Institute of British Architects.