M.Sc., Assoc. AIA
Manager of Outreach Programs
CenTer for Architecture Explorations
Jenna Wizzard Kappelt has managed the outreach programs for the School of Architecture through the Center for Architecture Explorations since January 2019. She also oversees the Architecture Learning Network. Jenna works to create a cohesive experience of lifelong learning for people of all ages interested in the diverse practice and pursuit of architecture.
After graduating from Carnegie Mellon, Jenna spent over eight years in the solar energy industry. She managed the engineering and design of photovoltaic systems, exploring new means of efficiency and sustainability in mechanical and structural systems as well as software solutions for advanced system design. Her studies in the intersection of solar and water systems drive her to prioritize concepts of sustainability and social equity within all levels of architecture education. She is devoted to the pursuit of architecture as a means of creating joy and excitement in our built environment, thereby building personal investment in an equitable and ecologically responsible building industry.
Jenna holds both a Bachelor of Architecture and a Master of Science in Sustainable Design from the Carnegie Mellon University School of Architecture.