Jennifer Weiss Architecture is a design-oriented architecture firm that is committed to providing high quality custom architecture and design services for residential, cultural, corporate and academic buildings.  Our design excellence combines with our construction management experience to create a distinctive design process and end product that are intellectually and aesthetically rigorous as well as financially informed.  Our design values are Modern: we focus on efficiency, logic, beauty, honesty of materials, and clean lines and forms that allow the space, light, materials, spatial relationships and its occupants shine.  In addition to ground-up work, the firm also has expertise in major modern renovations of and major additions to existing important works of architecture by notable architects, including Joseph Esherick (multiple projects), William Wurster, Robert A.M. Stern, and Ernest Coxhead.  

Jennifer Weiss, Architect, AIA. Principal  


Jennifer Weiss has over 22 years of architecture-related professional experience.  Prior to establishing Jennifer Weiss Architecture in 2005, she was a designer at the architecture firms Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and KMD Architects, and was also a project manager at Ryan Associates General Contractors, a high end custom home builder.  Jennifer earned a Master of Architecture from Harvard University's Graduate School of Design.  At Harvard, in addition to a four year intensive study focused on new, free standing, ground-up architecture, Jennifer's thesis examined re-working important works of existing modern architecture under the tutelage of Tohsiko Mori, a foremost expert in the field.   Prior to that, Jennifer earned a Bachelor of Arts in both Architecture as well as in Art History from Columbia University.  Jennifer also studied Architecture and Art History intensively for one year in Paris, France through Columbia University.  She has also traveled extensively throughout Western Europe, examining important architecture.  She has been a member of the Harvard University Graduate School of Design Alumni Council.   Jennifer has had a passion for architecture since she was a young child.