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The Power of Place

Jeffrey Johnson

Director of the School of Architecture

Jeffrey Johnson is a registered Architect and a member of the AIA. He received his Master of Architecture and his Bachelor's degree in Architecture from Ball State University. Jeffrey gained his professional experience working for offices in Vienna, Austria, Chicago and Rotterdam before co-founding SLAB Architecture with Jill Leckner in New York City in 2004.

Before joining UK College of Design, Jeffrey taught for 10 years at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University where he was the founding director of Asia Megacities Lab. His teaching and research focus on design at the scale of both architecture and the city. He has lectured extensively and has taken part in numerous international events, symposia, forums and workshops. Jeffrey has also taught at the Illinois Institute of Technology and at Tongji University in Shanghai.

Jeffrey was the Curator and Co-Academic Director for the 2013 Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture Shenzhen.

Guggenheim Museum Helsinki Competition

Helsinki, Finland | 60.1699, 24.9384

Jeffrey Johnson & Jill Leckner / SLAB Architecture Guggenheim Museum Helsinki Competition

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Johnson’s Weifang Science and Technology University project

Weifang, China | 36.7070, 119.1617

Jeffrey Johnson & Jill Leckner / SLAB Architecture Student Activity Center - Weifang Ocean Science & Tech University

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Weifang Science and Technology University – Engineering Building

Weifang, China | 36.7070, 119.1617

Jeffrey Johnson & Jill Leckner / SLAB Architecture Engineering Building - Weifang Ocean Science & Tech University

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Busan Opera House Competition

Busan, South Korea | 35.1796, 129.0756

Jeffrey Johnson & Jill Leckner / SLAB Architecture / Busan Opera House Competition

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World Horticulture Exposition Competition

Lexington, KY | 38.0365672, -84.5062913

Project for the Beijing World Horticulture Exposition Competition, for which Johnson received the AIA NYC Urban Design Award in 2015.

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