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Lecture Series: Jenny French

Jenny French, AIA

Wednesday 3/23 at 5:30pm. Olver Design Building Atrium

Jenny French is a partner in French 2D and an Assistant Professor in Practice of Architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Jenny received a B.A. in Art History and Studio Art from Dartmouth College, and a Master of Architecture from the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Her firm French 2D is an award-winning architecture studio based in Boston and is engaged with local issues of collectivity, housing, public space, history, and identity. Co-founded by sisters Anda French and Jenny French, French 2D’s work combines formal exploration, experimental collaborative methods, and applied research in commercial, residential, and civic projects. 

French 2D received a 2020 P/A (Progressive Architecture) Award from Architect Magazine, and was named an Architectural Record Magazine Design Vanguard winner in 2019.  French 2D’s work has been featured in numerous publications including Architect Magazine, Metropolis, Domus, Architect’s Newspaper, Architectural Record, and Wallpaper. Their work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, Syracuse University School of Architecture, the Boston Society of Architects, the Harvard Graduate School of Design, and the Venice Architecture Biennale.