MAP News Press Release | January 5, 2021

Magnusson Architecture and Planning Announces Christopher Jones as Principal


New York, NY (January 5, 2020) – Magnusson Architecture and Planning announces the promotion of Christopher Jones to Principal.


Mr. Jones has been with the firm for nearly 14 years, and in addition to his project management and construction administration duties he has been managing studio production and output, as well as overseeing technical documentation standards and the adoption of new digital design tools. Mr. Jones also plays a key role in researching and implementing a variety of construction typologies and material assemblies aimed at providing the cost-effective quality that is the hallmark of the firm’s work.


This change builds on Chris’s long history of hard work and leadership at MAP and the skillful, seasoned design, project management and construction administration that our clients rely on. 

– Magnus Magnusson, Principal



Everyone who has worked with him knows Chris’s dedication, reliability and expertise. We have a lot of trust in each other and we are all very excited about our future together!  

– Fernando Villa, Principal




For over three decades, Magnusson Architecture and Planning (MAP) has worked with non-profit groups, municipalities, and for-profit developers to produce award-winning housing and neighborhood revitalization projects that have been on the forefront of quality design and sustainability. MAP offers comprehensive architectural and planning services, and specializes in affordable, supportive, senior and workforce housing, as well as buildings with a range of affordability including market-rate or integrated supportive units. MAP’s expertise extends to community-based planning and urban design, resident-in-place renovations, mixed-use development and sustainable design for Passive House, LEED, NYSERDA, Energy Star, and Enterprise Green Communities certification.