Jonathan Dortheimer, Ph.D. Architect

Curriculum Vitae

2022 - now current Visiting researcher Chair of Architectural Informatics, TU Munich
2021 - now current Postdoctoral Researcher, Faculty of Architecture, Technion Israel Institute of Technology
2020 - 2021 Student Assistant | KSD Research Group (Chair of Architectural Informatics)
2021 - 2022 Visiting Researcher at Cornell-Tech
2020 - 2021 Adjunct Teacher Faculty of Arts, Tel Aviv University
2019 - 2021 Adjunct Lecturer Faculty of Architecture, Technion Israel Institute of Technology
2011 - 2016 M. Architecture from the Tel Aviv University
2004 - 2013 Dex technologies LTD., co-Founder and VP R&D
2002 - 2008 B.Architecture from the Tel Aviv University
1999 - 2004 Gamer, co-Founder and CTO

Research Interests:

  • Design Methods
  • Collective Intelligence
  • Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)
  • Participatory Design

Jonathan Dortheimer. “Collective Intelligence in Design Crowdsourcing”. In: Mathematics 10.4 (2022). ISSN: 2227-7390. DOI: 10.3390/math10040539. URL:

Jonathan Dortheimer, Talia Margalit. “Open-source architecture and questions of intellectual property, tacit knowledge and liability”. In: Journal of Architecture 25.3 (2020), pp. 276–294. ISSN: 1360-2365. DOI: 10.1080/13602365.2020.1758950.

Anna Boim, Jonathan Dortheimer, Aaron Sprecher. “A machine learning approach to urban design interventions in non-planned settlements”. In: Post Carbon - Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia, CAADRIA 2022 Conference. Sydney, Australia, 2022.

Jonathan Dortheimer. “A Crowdsourcing Method for Architecture - Towards a Collaborative and Participatory Architectural Design Praxis”. PhD thesis. Tel Aviv University, 2021, p. 208. DOI:10.13140/RG.2.2.13031.11682

Jonathan Dortheimer, Eran Neuman, Tova Milo. “A Novel Crowdsourcing-based Approach for Collaborative Architectural Design”. In: Anthropologic: Architecture and Fabrication in the cognitive age - Proceedings of the 38th eCAADe Conference. Vol. 2. Berlin, Germany, 2020, pp. 155–164.

Jonathan Dortheimer. “Open Source Architecture: Challenges and opportunities”. MA thesis. Tel Aviv University, 2016. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.30538.57285.