Jennifer Marshall brings a "why not" to maximize each project's potential, while her urban design perspective ensures that projects are well rooted in their context and community. She has an expertise in sustainable development strategies, contemporary urban issues, and cutting edge building technologies.
Jennifer has been lead principal and design architect for the design and implementation a wide range of community based projects including schools, recreation, cultural and multi-use community buildings, housing, and urban design/master plans. Many of these projects have been for First Nations clients.
Actively involved in the architectural culture of Vancouver since 1975 when she began her architectural career as the "office boy" at Thompson Berwick & Pratt, she has been a registered architect and principal of her own firm since 1989. Jennifer graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Architecture) in 1981 and from Columbia University in New York with a Masters in Architecture in 1985.
Jennifer has a particular passion for contemporary urban issues and devotes much of her free time to volunteering on various panels and boards. She is the past chair of the Vancouver Urban Design Panel, current Vice Chair of the Vancouver Planning Commission, Board Member of the Gastown Business Improvement Society, and the Centre for At Architecture and Design in West Vancouver.