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Jo McCafferty

Levitt Bernstein


A champion for inventive design in housing, Jo has extensive experience of designing and delivering innovative housing projects of all scales across the UK.  Her focus is always on community engagement and developing creative design solutions – an approach that has been rewarded with many competition-winning schemes and industry awards.

Some notable projects include Vaudeville Court, a RIBA Award winning social housing scheme in Islington; Holly Street, an estate regeneration in Hackney, and Cherrywood, a new urban extension to the south of Dublin. She has also overseen a number of competition successes.

As part of Levitt Bernstein’s ongoing drive for better housing, Jo has co-authored and contributed to several housing publications; writes regularly in the architectural press and speaks at a number of industry events and networks across the globe. She is adept at advising clients on design and quality standards and is a member of several design review panels. She also appraises other practices’ work through design surgeries and supports students’ development through teaching and examining, most recently at the University of Cambridge, Oxford Brookes and the RIBA’s Guerrilla Tactics mentoring programme.

Social Housing  2017

Residential  2016

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