Jessica Barker


Jessica Barker is a qualified architect and RIBA chartered member, with over 15 years of experience in practice.  Prior to setting up Stolon Studio, she worked for James Gorst Architects, Alison Brooks Architects and Ron Arad Architects.


Jessica is passionate about architecture, people and place, these interests have converged in the work of the practice.  Stolon Studio have delivered several co-housing projects, including Forest Mews (2014) and Kaolin Court (2019), and have four other co-housing schemes in construction in London and Herefordshire.  She works for private clients, local authorities, and recently for English Heritage. She has experience in hotels, schools, nurseries, health centres, offices, retail, mixed-use, housing, and one-off housing. 


As part of our on-going practice based research, she is currently involved in research into the benefits of multi-generational development and co-housing.  She is also a visiting lecturer and design critic at university.