Jonathan continues to serve as Founder / Senior Advisor to the firm he founded 44 years ago, Wright Builders Inc. Beginning in 1976, he was involved in early solar projects, including Jonathan’s development of Massachusetts’s first active solar industrial building in 1977.
The Wright Builders Inc. team continue their dogged pursuit of a sustainable methods and approaches, which include two completed Living Building Challenge projects, the first firm to accomplish this. As a leader in innovation and design, Wright Builders partners with architects and designers to produce signature residences, affordable housing, institutional renovations, and business locations.
Jonathan presents and lectures around the region.
Jonathan and his co-owner Mark Ledwell have provided leadership for the development of Village Hill Northampton, where Wright Builders has delivered over 40 LEED residences. Living Building Makers, a collection of stories about the inspiration effect that sustainable work has on all involved, is due out from Ecotone Publishing in Spring 2019. It will be Jonathans third book.