Practice

Jennifer Forakis is founding director of HoOP architecture and a registered and Chartered Architect.

She has been practising in London, Berkshire and beyond for over 15 years during which time she has been responsible for many beautiful and acclaimed projects. Particularly interested in looking at buildings in their context and with an eye-for-detail she runs our small energetic practice enabling fellow consultants, contractors and ambitious clients to implement ideas to the highest standard.  

Jennifer strongly believes in the power of the team; client, professionals and contractors working together. As a result she has established long-standing professional relationships with industry experts including respected landscape architects, engineers and contractors. 

With collaboration in-mind Jennifer nurtures a working relationship with every client and each project receives her expert attention from beginning-to-end resulting in consistently good value, great work. 

 

Interesting Things Happen When You Do Interesting Things. 

Jennifer believes in the integration of practice-in-education and education-in-practice. In parallel with ongoing practice-based research she enjoys teaching the next generation of architects and is currently a visiting lecturer / critic at a number of universities in the UK and Practice Mentor for the Royal College of Art

A Councillor and Trustee of the Royal Institute of British Architects Jennifer is also Chair of RIBA Berkshire Society of Architects and Vice Chair of the Reading Design Review Panel. Described as a 'silo buster' and 'cross pollinator' she is an active board member of Constructing Excellence Berkshire, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and regularly works with  Hackney Pirates and Maggies amongst others.  

 

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