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BA (Hons) Dip Arch ARIA
Jayne Harrison has more than 18 years experience delivering projects on a range of building types in both the public and private sectors. As a skilled and innovative designer, she has a natural affinity with construction and the use of materials, and a deep commitment to sustainable architecture and eco-friendly design.
Prior to establishing JDH Architects in 2004, Jayne worked with a number of international award-winning architectural firms, including Sir Norman Foster & Partners and 3-D Reid Architects.
During this time Jayne honed her skills and expertise in all types of commercial and industrial projects. Her progressive approach and strong work ethic was rewarded with project architect positions on several prestigious international ventures including Hong Kong’s Chek Lap Kok Airport and terminal buildings for the British Airport Authority.
Jayne’s local experience began in her student days where she gained post degree experience at Noel Bell Ridley Smith & Partners in Sydney, working on a diverse range of residential, commercial and heritage projects.
In 2004 Jayne established the Sydney based practice, JDH Architects. Over the last eight years JDH has gained a reputation among its clients and peers for excellence in design and for its pragmatic and innovative approach to ESD.
Jayne is committed to personal improvement and actively researches cutting-edge concepts and pedagogy to challenge and enhance the firm’s design capacity. She regularly attends industry conferences and is currently writing a handbook for educators exploring creative sustainable design solutions in response to the key requirements of learning.