Jonathan joined Lutsko Associates in 2016 with a background in permaculture, gardening and floristry. He shares the firm’s focus of expressing relationships between people and the environment. He is interested in how design can support an appreciation of place, and how botanic and historic gardens can evolve to be relevant today.


Bachelor of Arts in Landscape Architecture with highest honors, U.C Berkeley | 2013-2015
Laulima Farm, Hawaii Apprenticeship in organic permaculture | 2009-2010
University of Washington Honors Program Coursework in graphic design | 2007-2009

Professional Experience

Lutsko Associates, San Francisco, CA, Designer | 2016 – present
Carducci Associates, San Francisco, CA, Designer | 2015-2016
Bloedel Reserve Public Garden, Bainbridge Island, WA, Design Intern | 2014
The Gallery, Bainbridge Island, WA, Permanent Artist | 2008-2012

Awards and Publications

UC Berkeley, Geraldine Knight Scott Fellowship, Travelling Fellow to research the future of botanic gardens | 2015
UC Berkeley, Leland Vaughan Memorial Scholarship: For leadership and participation in departmental activities | 2015
UC Berkeley, Departmental Citation: Recognizing excellence in landscape architecture and service to the department| 2015
UC Berkeley, Phi Beta Kappa|2015
UC Berkeley, Judith Lee Stronach Travel Scholarship to research on heritage site landscape design | 2014
The Gallery, Bainbridge Island, WA, Amy Award: Biennial award to one Bainbridge Island artist under 30 | 2009
University of Washington, Mary Gates Endowment Scholarship | 2007