Nathan Johnson

Nathan Johnson
aia + noma + leed ap


Nathan is an innovator. He leverages his exceptional thinking to devise design solutions that are empathetic to community needs, creatively applied to the built form, and technically executed with precision. An elite Level architect, Nathan’s professional knowledge offers fresh perspective with unparalleled thoughtfulness.

Nathan is a registered Architect in the state of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. Currently, Nathan teaches Architectural Technology at Minneapolis Community and Technical College and is a LEED Accredited Professional. He is a recipient of the  AIA MN 2009 Young Architect Award, and in 2018, Nathan was the first African-American to serve as AIA Minnesota President.

Notable Achievements:

  • President, Minnesota Chapter of American Institute of Architects (2018)
  • Secretary, Minnesota Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (2015-2016)
  • President, St. Paul Chapter of American Institute of Architects (20152013)
  • Award Winner, AIA MN 2009 Young Architect’s Award
  • Board Director Forecast Public Art
  • Board Director Redeemer Center for Life
  • Instructor, Architectural Technology, Minneapolis Community and Technical College
  • Accredited Professional, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)
  • Bachelor of Architecture, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY