Biography

Jennifer Singer, BA Arch, AA Dip, ARB, FRSA

Jennifer Singer is an architect and education design advisor based in London, UK.

Jennifer was born into a family of educators and grew up in Philadelphia, USA. She trained as an architect at Washington University, St Louis and at the Architectural Association in London receiving her professional certificate to practice with distinction at The Barlett, University of College of London. Jennifer has lived and worked in London since 1999.

After graduating from Washington University magna cum laude in 1997, Jennifer worked for Thompson Ventulett Stainback Associates, a major commercial practice based in Atlanta, Georgia, before moving to Europe and working for internationally renowned architects Daniel Libeskind in Berlin and David Chipperfield in London. Jennifer worked on a diverse array of major civic projects before qualifying as a registered architect in 2004.

She then worked for Greenhill Jenner Architects for three years and was project architect on the refurbishment of Ashmole Primary School, in addition to other primary school and early years projects.

Jennifer later moved to RHWL Architects to work as project architect on the £40m parent-led Jewish Community Secondary School (JCoSS).

In 2008 she moved out of architectural practice and into a role as a design advisor. Jennifer was a senior advisor at Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) advising local authorities on school building projects. As part of her role, she managed the reviews and activities of the schools design panel, and visited schools across England to understand their specific needs and aspirations for learning in their community.

Jennifer has since specialised in education design consulting. She is a member of Places and Spaces consortium collaborating with other professionals with expertise in the design of the built environment. Jennifer also undertakes her own projects working with parents and community groups, helping to enable their school projects to be realised successfully.

In 2011 Jennifer became a fellow of The Royal Society of the Arts.

Ashmole Primary School Ashmole Primary School JCoSS
E:jennifer@jennifersinger.co.uk
M: 07985 587458
A member of the Places and Spaces Consortium:
placesandspaces.org.uk

© 2010 Jennifer Singer
Education Design Ltd
Registered company 07481198

Website design by Jon Exley Digital