Jessica Barker

Jessica has worked in London for over 14 years, and has maintained a record of 100% planning success in the hotel, education, commercial and residential sectors.​ She has worked at diverse environments such as Stirling Prize winning practice Alison Brooks Architects, luxury designer James Gorst, Richard Seifert, and artist / designer Ron Arad. At Ron Arad's highly creative studio, she worked at varying scales from footwear and building product development to a new build 5*, award-winning hotel in Shoreditch. During her time there, the studio’s work was exhibited at Centre Pompidou, MoMA and The Barbican Galleries.

Here is a selected list of Jessica's experience:

Jessica Barker, Stolon Studio

Barn House

Project Architect

Bespoke family home in open countryside, built on a very ambitious budget.  Filmed for Grand Designs programme.

Winner of three RIBA Awards 2019:

RIBA Award for Architecture

RIBA Small Project of the Year

RIBA Emerging Architect of the Year - Jessica Barker

Nobu Hotel, London

J Barker for Ron Arad Architects

Award winning 150 bed luxury hotel, restaurant, bars and conference facilities set in Central London for NOBU.

Awards include:

NLA Awards 2018 Hotels  Hospitality Winner,  RIBA Awards 2018 - Shortlist

Surface Design Awards 2018

UK Property Awards 2017

The Watergate, Washington DC

J Barker for Ron Arad Architects

Remodelling of the entrance foyer, hotel lobby, whisky bar, casual and fine dining restaurants and hotel bar, main elevator lobby, and external dining terrace. Jessica was part of the team working on the project.

Onion House

J Barker for Ron Arad Architects

A luxury pod holiday unit designed for various locations. Fabrication of a test prototype to be exhibited at the Venice Biennale. J Barker, project architect.


J Barker, architect for Ron Arad Architects

Eleven luxury apartments overlooking the Mediterranean.  Designed to fit in and stand out in Tel Aviv. Set amongst the largest collection of Bauhaus buildings in the world, a Unesco World Heritage Site.

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