Kimberly Johnston Principal
Architect, AIBC, MRAIC, LEED AP
As the firm was started by her father, Douglas Johnston, Kimberly has had the opportunity to work with the firm in various capacities since the early age of 19, giving her an understanding of the architectural process from the ground up.
Her interest in architecture has been enhanced and cultivated by working alongside Doug for many years, in which they created a firm balanced on achieving design excellence and the desire to provide clients with solutions that integrate sustainable ideas in a seamless fashion.
She has garnered valuable skills in working with clients developing design concepts, sustainable design, construction documentation, and fields services all of which round out the various stages of the life of a project.
Her experience and interest with civic projects has provided Kimberly with valuable knowledge on the path to seeing a project become realized both from a creative and functional perspective. She participates extensively in various public meetings and presentations for diverse client groups, engaging all who meet her in a JDa’s transparent and creative approach to design.
John Botelho Senior Associate
Experience and technical know-how are John’s strong suits as he has been working in the A/E/C industry for over the past 26 years, with the last 13 years working at JDa. With a thirst for all things technical, John is our in-house “nerd” who enjoys finding new and innovative ways to bring solutions for design, construction and project delivery. Working on an array of complex projects from fire halls, to educational, to acute health care; John thrives in the challenge to seek a built environment which suits the client’s needs.
He work’s closely with Kimberly on all projects in several capacities, everything from project architect or job captain to rolling up his sleeves to draw details during working drawing production – he is a true team player.
In addition to architecture and design, John has accrued over 10 years of experience in project management and running small to medium sized health care projects. John has successfully managed over 25 projects ranging between $25,000 up to $2,000,000.
Edward Craig Associate
Edward has been working in the architectural field since 1992 and has significant experience in all phases of projects. His communication skills and a broad technical knowledge enable Edward to insure the coordination of the design team and all contributing parties occurs in a smooth and informed manner.
Edward brings a keen interest in design and an extensive knowledge of building construction to a project. With this knowledge base Edward is able to provide clear direction during the production of project documentation and follow through with the builder to ensure the delivery on site of an exceptional product.
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