Jessica is a freelance architecture journalist. She was Dezeen's architecture editor from 2016 to 2018, after joining the magazine as a reporter two years earlier. Before that, she completed an NCTJ journalism qualification in 2014 and an internship at design magazine Icon.
Jessica grew up in Northern Ireland but moved to London in 2007 to study fine art at Chelsea College of Art.
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TU Delft graduate Dermot Horgan has created a concept for a neighbourhood that would be built around a publicly accessible data bank, to make the topic of personal information central to society. More
A subterranean seed bank could be built into the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, says Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts graduate Sean Cassidy, to ensure food crops can be regrown after an apocalypse. More
Royal College of Art graduate Hannah Rozenberg has developed a digital tool that calculates the underlying gender bias in English architectural terms, to help create more gender-neutral environments. More
Vast underground neighbourhoods are built to house an influx of migrants into Seoul, following the reunification of North and South Korea, in this conceptual proposal by Bartlett graduate Natasha Marks. More
The pastel-green and white striped interiors of this Italian restaurant, designed by London architecture studio Red Deer, pay homage to the eatery's sister business – the popular Soho delicatessen Lina Stores. More
A translucent concertinaed shell conceals the gridded concrete interior of this theatre designed by architects Smiljan Radić, Eduardo Castillo and Gabriela Medrano for the city of Concepción, Chile. More
Architects Smiljan Radić, Eduardo Castillo and Danilo Lazcano teamed up on this community hub in San Pedro de La Paz, Chile, featuring a bright red fire station, raised black walkway and a playground. More
Projects by Aldo Rossi, Paul Rudolph and Le Corbusier show how buildings on stilts can be used to covertly introduce public space onto private land, according to the curators of the Luxembourg Pavilion at this year's Venice Architecture Biennale. More
Atelier Chang has designed a sequence of brightly coloured tents for the SJCC Glamping Resort to offer tourists a luxury camping experience on a cypress-covered mountain near the South Korean city of Suncheon. More
Visitors to the Venice Architecture Biennale can walk the "streets in the sky" of London's Robin Hood Gardens, as the V&A museum has shipped a huge chunk of the brutalist housing estate to Italy. More
Unremarkable light switches, doors and counters are either shrunk or enlarged inside Switzerland's Venice Biennale pavilion, to draw attention to the ubiquitous interior design of rental properties. More
The Venice Architecture Biennale kicks off this week. Ahead of the opening, Dezeen architecture editor Jessica Mairs looks at some of the topics likely to dominate conversation, from the future of social housing to cruising culture. More
Ignorance, indifference and inadequate regulation led to the Grenfell Tower disaster, not its cladding alone, claims a new report, which does not recommend a ban on the combustable building materials blamed for the fire. More