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Jean Carroon FAIA, LEED Fellow (2016)


Jean leads Goody Clancy’s preservation practice, focusing on the opportunities inherent in the stewardship and creative reuse of existing buildings to create a healthy resilient world. She leads a team dedicated to helping clients and the public connect historic legacies to current realities and future possibilities.

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Jean Carroon FAIA, LEED Fellow
Principal, Goody Clancy
Women in Design Award of Excellence, 2016 winner

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Throughout her career, Jean Carroon has demonstrated exemplary professional practice and exceptional humanity. As an architect, author, teacher, and lecturer, she is a passionate advocate for sustainable building practices and stewardship of existing and heritage buildings. A whole systems thought leader, she bridges diverse perspectives, connecting audiences to the beauty and resource base of our existing built environment.

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As a principal at Goody Clancy, Jean has been responsible for projects ranging from single buildings to whole campus master plans, including a new student residence on the Grounds of the University of Virginia, a LEED Platinum Student Welcome Center at Champlain College, a master plan for new Department of State offices in Washington, DC, and extensive restoration work at Trinity Church in Boston. She is currently leading a team that is creating a new home for the Department of Homeland Security on a historic campus in Washington, DC. Her work has been featured in numerous symposia at museums and institutions such as the Getty Center in Los Angeles, the Boston Museum of Science, Columbia University, and the University of Pennsylvania.

Welcome & Admissions Center at Roger H. Perry Hall, Champlain College

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Jean has served as a peer reviewer in the Design Excellence Program of the General Services Administration since 2008. She is a frequent speaker, teacher, and advocate for holistic design, and the author of Sustainable Preservation: Greening Existing Buildings published by Wiley. She holds a B.A. and M. Arch. from the University of Oregon and was the president of the Boston Society of Architects in 2019.