Chandler and Associates, Architecture was founded in 1997. Over the years, Chandler and Associates has completed a diverse number of projects locally and internationally ranging from designing small-scale residential projects to master planning technology parks. The firm's work has been published several times and has appeared in the Miami Herald and New York Times. The firm has won both Miami and Florida A.I.A. awards and has received recognition in several design competitions.
Jason Chandler, AIA, is a licensed architect in the State of Florida. He has been responsible for the design of over $30,000,000 worth of building construction including, most notably, Plaza 57, a 175,000 square foot mixed-used building in South Miami. In addition to built work, he has entered several international design competitions. He received Second Prize in the 81st Paris Prize Architectural Design Competition, Honorable Mention in the 2001 the Scattered Housing Competition, First Prize in the 2004 Miami Beach Design Life Competition and Honorable Mention in the 2008 Miami Waterworks competition. His entry for the 2005 Parachute Pavilion Competition has won both Miami and Florida A.I.A. awards. Jason Chandler's design work has been published by the Princeton Architectural Press, Trama, The Miami Herald and has been noted in the New York Times and the MIT Press. His work has been included in over 20 local, national and international exhibitions. His writing has been published in both national and regional ASCA proceedings. Jason Chandler served as the Chair of the City of South Miami's Environmental Review and Preservation Board from 2009 to 2011.
Jason R. Chandler is Chair and Associate Professor at the School of Architecture of Florida International University (FIU). Prior to teaching at FIU, he has taught at the University of Miami as an Adjunct Lecturer and as an instructor at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design for its Career Discovery Program. He received his Master of Architecture from Harvard University and his Bachelor of Architecture from Cornell University.
Since the beginning of his teaching at FIU, Jason has taught design studio and building technologies classes at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition to his teaching, he has participated in funded research. Professor Chandler's research has been supported by grants and fellowships from The National Institute for Architectural Education, The International Hurricane Center, The National Renewable Energy Laboratory, The United States Department of Education and The Metropolitan Center at FIU. He has served as the principal investigator of two research grants for the International Hurricane Center that examined the wind dynamics of various single-family homes building configurations and groupings. He also served as the architecture faculty advisor for FIU's award-wining 2005.