Meet the Founder

We join JOA co-founder Jane O’Connor walking across London from Waterloo to visit a client’s site in Euston.  Setting off across Waterloo Bridge she reflects on her career to date as we admire the ever changing panorama of the skyline, pointing out several buildings she has worked on over the years.  She first moved to the city she now calls home over 20 years ago to work for a practice specialising in theatres, initially working on the National Youth Theatre HQ where she transformed a listed old gentleman’s club and warehouse into offices, rehearsal rooms and workshops.

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A Masterclass in brand, merchandising, vision, leadership & most of all passion

Mary Quant at the V+A

London

The overwhelming message we took from the exhibition, other than her obvious talent as a fashion designer, is her mastery of brand identity and business acumen.

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Magna Carta

How architecture can change your mind

Magna Carta ‘Writ in Water’ Project
By Mark Wallinger and Studio Octopi.
Runnymede – Surrey – England

More sculpture than building in the truest sense, it was still definitely worth a visit. Although next time I’d take wellies, the approach to the entrance was a bit muddy.

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