Jonathan Heppner Director of Projects, LEVER Architecture Portland, OR
Has Experience with these building types:
Assembly (Worship, Restaurant), Business (Office), Civic (Recreational), Educational, Factory/Industrial, Hotel/Motel, Mercantile (Retail), Mixed-Use, Multi-Family (Apartments, Condos)
Has Experience with these material types:
Mass Timber, Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT), Glue-Laminated Timber (GLT), Timber-Frame / Post and Beam, Heavy Timber Decking, Hybrid (wood with steel or concrete), Structural Composite Lumber (e.g. LVL and LSL), Wood-Concrete Composite Systems, Light-Frame, I-joists, Lumber, Open-web trusses, Wood structural panels
Has experience with these construction types:
I-B, III-A, III-B, IV-A, IV-B, IV-C, V-A, V-B
Jonathan Heppner is currently the Director of Projects at LEVER Architecture. As a native Oregonian, his interest in timber detailing and construction led to his management role on Framework, the first wood high-rise design in the US to receive approval for construction. Other notable projects include the Union Way retail arcade and campus housing at Oregon Health and Science University. He recently managed the adaptive re-use of RedFox Commons, a renovation and expansion of two heavy timber structures in Northwest Portland. His primary focus is the advancement of timber building technology through practice, research, and testing.