Jennifer is a founding partner and principal designer at Lemon|Brooke. Recognized for her ability to blend the artful and the practical, Jennifer explores the sensory impacts of the environment on the human experience. She brings a diverse architecture and art school education together with her experience in landscape architecture to a wide range of project types, including cultural institutions, academic campus plans, civic parks and children’s playgrounds.
She is a regular consultant to the Institute for Human Centered Design, where her expertise as both an award winning-designer and the steadfast parent of a sensory and mobility challenged child are brought to bear on the challenges of creating aesthetically compelling and universally accessible spaces.
Jennifer has had an active academic background and held a tenured teaching appointment at the University of California Berkeley where she developed and taught graduate courses in Ecological Planning and Design, Grading and Drainage, and Landscape History. She has also held an adjunct faculty position in the Architecture Department at the California College of Art. Jennifer earned a BFA at Parsons School of Design in New York City and a MLA from Harvard University, in Cambridge MA, where she was awarded the Charles Elliot Traveling Fellowship for excellence in design, and the Thayer Award for academic excellence.
Prior to founding Lemon|Brooke, Jennifer worked as a senior designer in the office of Peter Walker and Partners in Berkeley, CA and Martha Schwartz, Inc. in Cambridge MA. Currently she is focused on the expansion of the Discovery Museums in Acton, MA, a signature storm water reclamation project in Philadelphia, PA and campus in Fairfield Co., CT for students on the Autism spectrum.
When she is not in the office, Jennifer can be found helping her kids with their homework, experimenting in her own garden, and making things to wear out of yarn and string.