Director / Architect / Interior Designer
Jennifer is a registered architect in both New South Wales and Victoria and the founding director of the practice. She has qualifications in Architecture, Interior Design and Building Science, and is a member of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects.
She holds a Doctorate of Philosophy in the Field of Architecture from the University of Queensland, and has taught at the University of Technology Sydney and the Queensland Institute of Technology. Jennifer has written book chapters, journal articles and conference papers on the history of architecture in Sydney and on the historic and cultural significance of public stairways. Jennifer is a member of the the Institute of Architects Heritage Committee NSW Chapter.
With over twenty years in the profession Jennifer has a wide range of experience in different types of projects, including heritage, commercial and government projects. Jennifer has a strong interest in heritage and environmental issues and in developing ways of producing responsible designs that are not economically punitive. She also has a keen interest in equitable access and universal design and looking at ways of creating truly equitable environments.
Essays and Details of Papers
- “Edward Bell and the interdisciplinarity of engineering and architecture in Victorian Sydney”, Fabrications: the journal of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand, 2013, Vol 23:2 182-207.
- Social Climbing: The architectural, cultural and heritage significance of Sydney’s public stairways, 2014, PhD Thesis, University of Queensland.
- “Agar Steps”, Dictionary of Sydney, 2018.
- “Butler Stairs”, Dictionary of Sydney, 2018.
- “Caraher Stairs”, Dictionary of Sydney, 2018.
- “Chard Stairs”, Dictionary of Sydney, 2018.
- “McElhone Stairs”, Dictionary of Sydney, 2018.
- “Merriman Steps”, Dictionary of Sydney, 2018.
- “Moore Steps”, Dictionary of Sydney, 2018.
- “Playfair Steps”, Dictionary of Sydney, 2018.
- “The Stairway as Street: An alternate street typology”, Return to the Street, Sophie Fuggle and Tom Henri Eds., London: 2015, Pavement Books.
Director / Senior Design Architect
Ross is a registered architect in NSW and has been in the profession for over 30 years. He has extensive experience in both multi unit and single dwelling residential projects, including in his own practice from 1990 to 2014. Whilst senior design architect with a previous practice, his project ‘Pavilions on the Park’ was awarded best medium density development at the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) NSW Awards for Excellence 2010.
In addition to residential projects, Ross is skilled in the design and detailing of a wide variety of project types including Police stations, Court Houses, Fire stations, substations and administrative offices.
Ross joined JPA&D in 2013 as Design Architect, and is responsible for design and detailing of the offices major architectural projects.
He has a passionate interest in architectural design at all levels, from concept to design development, to detail design at Tender/Construction documentation stage.
Associate / Senior Team Leader – Interiors
Jaki is an associate of the practice, and a qualified interior designer. She has over twenty years experience in corporate, government, health care, retail and hospitality fit-out projects.
Jaki evaluates all aspects of the design process: the development of a design language with each client; coordination of environmental services, required authorities and suppliers; and assessment of the completed product. This ensures continuity throughout the duration of each project commission.
She has a good understanding of architectural and design products in the marketplace, and seeks to maximise the incorporation of environmentally responsible selections within all projects.
Jaki has been JPA&D’s project designer for numerous commercial and government fit out and refurbishment projects.
Emily is a registered architect in New South Wales. She has qualifications in Architecture. She holds a Bachelor of Architecture and a Bachelor of Science (Architecture) from the University of Sydney.
With twenty years in the profession, Emily has experience in different types of projects, including heritage, adaptive re-use, commercial, industrial, retail and corporate branding.
Emily has a strong interest in the environment, sustainable design, heritage and affordability. She is also interested in inclusivity in the built environment, taking a holistic approach to accessibility.
Hayley completed her Masters of Museum and Heritage Studies at the University of Sydney in 2017.
In her time at JPA&D, Hayley has worked on numerous heritage projects as a researcher, contributing to the conservation of historic properties across Sydney. Hayley has contributed to heritage documents such as Conservation Management Plans, Section 170s and Statements of Heritage Impact.
Hayley has led site inspections, as well as assisting in assessing the condition and significance of heritage properties and their movable heritage objects.
Since joining JPA&D in early 2019 Mitchell has worked as an Architectural Technician on projects for several NSW Government clients including NSW Legal Aid, NSW Department of Parliamentary Services and the Department of Justice.
Mitchell has also worked on projects for local government including Waverley and Liverpool councils and corporate office fit outs for private companies.