Jenny is a Chartered Architect and registered RIBA Client Adviser. Educated in the UK, USA and France. She graduated in 1993 having completed her first degree at Edinburgh School of Architecture and University of Kansas and her second degree at University of Liverpool and the Ecole Speciale de Architecture Lyon.
From 1994 - 2000 she worked for Rogers Stirk Harbour in London and then in the Rotterdam offices of OMA. She returned to the UK and began teaching at the Architectural Association and Edinburgh School of Architecture whilst working collaboratively with a network of exOMA-ers in NYC and London. From 2005 - 2013 she worked at the design studios of HMKM and Barber and Osgerby’s UniversalDesignStudio and then as a Design and Board Director for Sir Terence Conran.
Since setting up the Studio in 2014 she has exhibited at the Venice Biennale, completed several projects including the Dairy Arts Centre and the Fjord Interactive Studio Workspace. Alongside practice she is a visiting lecturer at the Royal College of Art on the MA Interior Design Program running the Interior Futures Platform and she is a co-tutor for the Experiential Research Module on the Information Experience Design program within the School of Communication. She has joined awards panels such as the D&AD New Blood and the Interior Educators National Award and most recently chaired the jury for the RIAS Annual Awards. She has spoken at many events including the Royal College of Art, Messums Architecture Festival, the Danish Embassy in London and at the 2019 RIAS Convention. In 2019 she was voted onto Onoffice magazine’s Top 50 power list. Alongside Dr Gian Luca Amadei she has co-founded the Rough Paper Salon – an open source format to set up an informal space for peer to peer critique. In 2020 as a fellow of the Centre of Conscious Design, she co-directed the Conscious London events for the world-wide Conscious Cities Festival.