Jonathan Lopez

Project Design Director
Retail Design Collaborative

Jonathan Lopez is a leader in project visioning and design with diverse range of architectural, interiors and planning experience at Retail Design Collaborative. He has designed numerous award-winning and published projects of various building typologies, both nationally and internationally. His transformative projects includes a range of small-scale, large-scale, mixed-use spaces and master planning centered on a contextual, concept-driven design process. Jonathan leads with a strong background in innovative architectural interiors and strategic programming with a focus on creative workplace, specialty retail, cultural and community rooted projects. He has created unique spaces for Apple Beats Campus, Equinox, and the new 32,000-square-foot urban office for RDC in downtown Long Beach, Calif. In addition to his notable work within the profession, Jonathan has taught as adjunct professor at Orange Coast College, instructing Design Studios and Architectural Theory, as well as Drawing and Design Visualization, and continues to retain involvement as a design critic. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from California Polytechnic University San Luis Obispo.

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