Jennifer Park joined Brininstool + Lynch as Principal in 2019. She has an undergraduate degree in architecture and art history from Columbia University and a graduate architecture degree from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). Park has taught at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), and continues as a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT).
Previously the Founder and Principal of Jurassic Studio, Park has completed acclaimed academic, commercial, residential, and retail projects through practices in New York, Los Angeles, Mexico City, and Chicago. Her design explorations query the relevance of patterns, ornamentation and composition in contemporary architecture. Notable work includes museum design and community outreach for the Obama Presidential Center Museum, a parametrically generated metal facade for the Gateway Plaza parking garage, an animated ceiling design for a corporate interior at 35 East Wacker, offices for Cushman & Wakefield, and a showroom for Artemide.
Park was the winner of the 2019 Dubin Family Young Architect Award and was the recipient of the 2015 Burnham Prize from the Chicago Architectural Club. She was named one of Chicago's Women of Influence by Michigan Avenue magazine and a finalist for the Curbed Young Guns Award that same year. She serves on the Board of Directors of AIA Chicago, where she is Co-Chair of the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee. In addition, Park is Co-chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee at IIT College of Architecture.