John Adam Hugo, AIA, a 3north founder and principal, provides overall leadership and management for the firm. A noted designer, Jay oversees important master planning and design assignments supported by his professional training as an architect, landscape architect, and interior designer. His buildings and landscapes have been featured in the regional and national press and have been recognized by numerous award programs. Often drawing on concepts from nature, his work focuses on signature place-making, and in particular, what he calls “Threshold Spaces” – those dynamic places between structure and the greater world, man and the surrounding environment.
Jay Hugo received a BS in architecture from the University of Virginia, and earned his Master of Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania.