Join us on Thursday, December 3rd for Best Practice, a virtual fireside chat series dedicated to practice operations at architecture firms and beyond. From pain points to potential, hear how leaders in the architecture and engineering industry are innovating through new business models and managerial techniques.
We’re chatting with Jenn Chang. Jenn is the Creative Director at Common, the nation’s leading coliving residential brand and operator. Since joining the company in 2017, Jenn has overseen the Architecture and Interior Departments, in addition to leading research on shared living and the housing crisis at large. She also teaches with the Urban Planning Program at Columbia University GSAPP. Prior to her work at Common, she was a Senior Associate at SHoP Architects, where she led the design of several high-profile multi-family residential projects. Jenn received her Master of Architecture from Columbia University GSAPP. With degrees in both Architecture and Economics, her academic pursuits combine to reinforce her fundamental interest in drawing out the links between data, space, and experience. She currently practices in New York City.
In this 45 minute chat, we'll talk to Jenn about scaling and leading a design organization.
- How do you design organizational culture?
- What are key steps to scaling a design organization?
- How do you develop a leadership style?
- and More!
Founded in October 2015, Common is the nation’s leading residential brand and operating platform that designs, leases, and manages multifamily properties that appeal to today's renters. Through smart design and tech-enabled property management, Common delivers exceptional experiences to thousands of residents in coliving, microunit, and traditional apartments in cities from coast to coast.