Jay H. Isenberg, AIA Adjunct Assistant Professor
Jay H. Isenberg, AIA
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Jay H. Isenberg, AIA is a practicing architect in the Twin Cities with over 25 years experience (Isenberg + Associates) and serves as an arbitrator and mediator of design and construction related disputes for the past 20 years as a member of the American Arbitration Association's National Panel of Neutrals.
He is a founding member of Form + Content Gallery, a 13 member artist collective in the Twin Cities, where he has co-created and curated interdisciplinary exhibitions that explore diverse themes emerging at the intersection of architecture with ethics, social-political conditions, jewish identity and the built and natural environments. Or, he just makes funny assemblages with friends.
As owner of a small development company, Peyser LLC, Mr. Isenberg has designed and built new homes on vacant properties in North Minneapolis as part of the City's Green Homes North Program and remodeled numerous foreclosed properties for new owner occupants in various other neighborhoods of the city. In 2010, he conceived, implemented and served as professional advisor for the juried Bearden Place Artist Live-Work Housing Competition on a large vacant property in North Minneapolis and curated a public exhibition of its 47 entries.
In 2010 he served as President of the Minnesota Architectural Foundation which provides advocacy and capital for the advancement of architecture through its four scholarship funds. Mr. Isenberg is currently an Honorary Board member of Rimon, the Jewish Arts Council after serving on its Advisory Board in various capacities for over ten years.