Jessica Wilcock presents her project Rethinking Urban Public Housing: A Socially Sustainable Prototype

Jessica is a LEED Green Associate with two years of post-graduate experience working in New York City on residential, cultural and commercial projects. While at Northeastern, she gained an additional two years of experience through full-time internships at architecture firms in Connecticut and Boston, MA.

Jessica received her M. Arch at Northeastern University in 2013. Her thesis work explored how future infrastructure and leisure developments could be better leveraged to create more resilient coastal environments. Jessica’s research has been included in a publication entitled Resilient Coastal Leisure Environments, as well as a symposium and traveling exhibition under the same name. For her graduate project, Jessica was awarded the AIA Henry Adams Medal and the 2013 Student Design Award.

Jessica graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Architecture and minor in Environmental Studies from Northeastern University in 2012, where she was the recipient of the 2011 and 2012 Student Design Awards. Jessica held a Teaching Assistant position for the 2010 Site, Type, and Composition Studio and a Graduate Teaching Assistant position for the 2012 Fundamental Representation Studio. At Northeastern’s university-wide RISE Exposition, Jessica was the recipient of the Award for Innovation and the Undergraduate Award in the Humanities & Arts for her socially sustainable affordable housing model in 2012, and in 2013 she won the Graduate Award in the Humanities for her research into resilient coastal infrastructure.


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