Ken Jones, AIA | Architect

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Ken Jones, AIA LEED AP

Ken Jones joined Miró Rivera Architects in 2001 after obtaining his Master of Architecture from the University of Texas. 

Notable among his projects at MRA, Ken was the project architect for the Circuit of The Americas Main Grandstand and Grand Plaza, including the Austin360 Amphitheater and Observation Tower, completed in 2012 for the inaugural U.S. Formula One Grand Prix. He has also completed a 30,000 square feet building and campus master plan for Lifeworks, an Austin non-profit organization dedicated to transitioning youth and families from crisis to safety and success. LifeWorks was the first non-profit project to receive a 5-star sustainability rating from the Austin Energy Green Building program, the nation’s first green building program and the model for the LEED certification system.

Ken's projects at MRA have received recognition for their design excellence from the AIA and have been featured in numerous national and international publications such as Architectural Record, The New York Times and El Pais.  These projects have also been featured in architectural exhibitions in the U.S. and abroad.

Ken has been invited to lecture at the University of Texas at Austin and the Austin Energy Green Building Seminar and has been asked to participate in studio juries at UT Austin since 2001. Since 2014 he has been an active member of the Codes and Standards Committee for the Texas Society of Architects.



“Constructive Minds.” Baylor Magazine. Summer 2019.

“Miró Rivera talks about the symbiotic relationship between architects and engineers.” The Architect’s Newspaper. June 21, 2017.

"Drawing Up a Blueprint for Success." The Baylor Line. Spring 2013.