Jennifer Brooks, PLA, Associate

Jennifer Brooks joined the New York office of Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects in 2009. She holds a Masters in Landscape Architecture from the Harvard Graduate School of Design (2007), and a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Design from New York University (2002).

Prior to joining Nelson Byrd Woltz, Jennifer gained valuable project experience at the NYC Department of City Planning, Hart Howerton, and Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, where she worked on Hudson River Park, Teardrop Park, and Brooklyn Bridge Park. Jennifer also served as a design fellow at the non-profit organization New Yorkers for Parks, where she facilitated a design process with the Newtown Creek Alliance to design a waterfront pocket park and kayak launch along the Creek.

At Nelson Byrd Woltz, Jennifer has collaborated on the design and management of a broad range of projects, including an urban residential garden in Carnegie Hill, an ecological corporate campus in Madison, New Jersey, and a landscape infrastructure and revitalization strategy for Capital Avenue in Hartford, Connecticut. Current projects revolve around NBW’s Conservation Agriculture Studio and residential and estate work in California.

Jennifer now leads the west coast outpost of Nelson Byrd Woltz, and is seeking opportunities to expand the firm’s mission in the region.