Jennifer joined David Morley Architects in 2005 to work on the Lee Valley Athletics Centre, which won the RICS Sustainability Award in 2010. She leads the practice’s Environmental Team, which provides sustainable design consultancy and BREEAM services and also manages the Practices ISO 14001 certification.
Her career has specialised in both public and residential architecture, with a strong emphasis on energy efficient and naturally ventilated buildings.
Jennifer studied architecture at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. After completing RIBA part 3 at the University of Westminster in 1986, she gained extensive experience in the residential sector, from bespoke design of dwellings for individual clients to large scale, public sector community regeneration projects including the Kings Cross Estate.
Jennifer qualified as an NHER (National Home Energy Rating) assessor in 1994 and completed a Masters in Energy & Buildings at Cranfield University in 1999.
She has been project architect and advisor on a number of low energy buildings for universities and education and arts organisations, including academic centres, libraries and performance spaces, in the UK, South Africa and the USA.
At David Morley Architects Jennifer’s most recent work includes a sustainable retrofit scheme for a listed Georgian house in Belgravia, redevelopment of a grade II* listed former mill in Bradford into apartments for Urban Splash and the St Bernard’s Hospital redevelopment in Ealing.
Jennifer is an assessor for BREEAM and Code for Sustainable Homes and leads the DMA Green Group and is further developing the company’s systems for management of its design processes, to facilitate attainment of best possible environmental performance, across all projects in the office. In August 2014 Jennifer became an associate at David Morley Architects.