Bachelor of Science

Mapua Institute of Technlogy


Jonathan Cana RA, LEED AP BD+C

Senior Architect / Production Manager

Jonathan Cana joined LDA architects in 2018, bringing with him over 26 years of experience in the industry. As part of his experience, Jonathan has gained a wealth of knowledge and immense expertise related to current building codes and adapted amendments, as well as a holistic understanding of accessibility codes, sustainability requirements and procedures, historic tax credit utilization, and all compliance facets of low-income housing tax credits. 

Because of his building code and compliance knowledge, Jonathan has become a leader at LDA related to code compliance challenges and low-income housing tax credit compliance. His leadership is critical to ensuring the proper mentorship of LDA’s staff seeking experience in all aspects of project design and management. 

Professional Affiliations

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)

Certified Architect


American Institute of Architects

Cleveland Chapter


United Architects of the Philippines -

Manila Chapter


US Green Building Council (USGBC)
Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED)


Awards & Recognition

Gold Medal - Exemplary Performance in Architecture Board Examination, Board of Architecture, Professional Regulation Commission

Gold Medal - Kabataang Tondo Art Group Foundation, City Gallery, Manila Philippines

Academic Excellence Award - School of Architecture & Planning, Mapua Institute of Technology

2010 - present

2010 - present