Susan Jones, FAIA, is an architect with over 30 years of experience and is the lead architect of Heartwood. Founder of the award-winning architectural Seattle firm atelierjones, she focuses primarily on designing and building lower-carbon, mass timber buildings. With eight completed mass timber projects, atelierjones is a national leader. atelierjones, a solely woman-owned architectural firm, designs tall and mid-rise, multi-family mass timber housing, as well as mass timber institutional buildings and single-family houses. Susan regularly partakes in national and international leadership-level collaborations to create change at scale and ensure rigor on multiple levels, from forest health to LCA studies, to fire testing, including a multi-year commitment to write and pass new national 2021/2024 ICC Tall Wood Building Codes.