Jennifer Yoos, FAIA, LEED AP
Principal/CEO

Jennifer Yoos practiced architecture both independently and with firms in Minneapolis and London prior to joining VJAA as a design principal in 1997. Yoos received her Graduate Diploma in Design from the Architectural Association in London and her professional degree in Architecture from the University of Minnesota. She was awarded a Loeb Fellowship in Urban and Environmental Studies at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design for 2002-2003 and inducted into the American Institute of Architects College of Fellows in 2013 in the category of Design. She teaches architecture, most recently as a visiting Professor at Washington University in St. Louis, and was the John G. Williams Distinguished Professor at the University of Arkansas and a faculty member at the University of Minnesota. Yoos has authored essays on design and was co-author with partner Vincent James of a recent monograph on their practice published by Princeton Architectural Press as well as their forthcoming book entitled Parallel Cities: The Multilevel Metropolis (2016). She has lectured widely throughout the United States.