Jean Carroon is a principal at Goody Clancy, a Boston-based design firm committed to building social value through a practice embracing architecture, planning and preservation. Jean’s focus is on the opportunities inherent in the stewardship and creative reuse of existing buildings to shape a healthy resilient world. Her approach combines a mastery of history and building technology with a commitment to transforming places – redefining their relevance, utility, and flexibility while sustaining and enhancing essential beauty and value.
Jean has been responsible for projects ranging from single buildings to whole campus master plans, including the recent renovation of a 1950’s humanities building at the University of Virginia, a LEED Platinum Student Welcome Center at Champlain College, State of Vermont offices in Waterbury, and ongoing work at Trinity Church in the City of Boston. She is currently leading a team that is creating a new home for the Department of Homeland Security on an historic campus in Washington D. C. Her work has been featured in numerous symposia at museums and institutions such as the Getty Center in Los Angeles, the National Building Museum, Columbia University and the University of Pennsylvania.
Jean is a Fellow of both the American Institute of Architects and the LEED program of the U. S. Green Building Council. She has served as a peer reviewer in the Design Excellence Program of the General Services Administration since 2008. She is a frequent speaker, teacher and advocate for holistic design and the author of Sustainable Preservation: Greening Existing Buildings published by Wiley. She holds an B.A. and M. Arch. from the University of Oregon.
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