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Jennah Jones

Maintainers Movement Fellow 2023 "Maintaining Localities"

Architectural Designer, Design Researcher

Jennah Jones (she/her) is a New York-based designer pursuing a Masters in Architecture at Columbia GSAPP (‘24). Her approach to architecture is deeply informed by her background in product design, where her curriculum stressed human-centered design and community partnerships rooted in reciprocity. In her academic and professional work, Jennah investigates how we can change our relationship with waste and waste management through prioritizing environmental justice and the circular economy. She currently works as a waste consultant at the Center for Zero Waste Design. Previously, she has held design research positions at Julia Watson LLC, the Natural Materials Lab at Columbia GSAPP, BlocPower, and Tesla.

Jennah’s publications and events: 

Event: End of Year Fellowship Panel 2023

Event:  Dreaming of Circular Futures

Blog post: Meet Maintainers Fellow Jennah Jones: The Circular Economy is a Collaborative Economy

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