BiographyJo McCafferty studied at the University of Liverpool and the University of Washington, and has worked with practices in Switzerland, Ireland and London, including Arbeitsgruppe, an architectural collective specialising in housing design, in Bern. She joined Levitt Bernstein in 1997 and now leads the practice’s major housing studio. Her key role has been championing inventive solutions at both masterplanning and detailed-design scales, and to work with communities to empower residents through the design process. As co-author of this edition of The Housing Design Handbook, she brings her experience on current projects and emerging policy.
Jo sits on the RIBA Awards National Panel and is a CABE Built Environment Expert. She is also a guest critic at the University of Newcastle, University of Cambridge and invited lecturer at the Architectural Association.