Jennifer Guthrie


Jennifer Guthrie is a founding partner of GGN. Jennifer’s design leadership merges a guiding, experiential vision with innovative and precise detailing. Her work ranges broadly, encompassing urban districts of green streets and mixed-use housing, public squares, rooftop gardens, urban farms, and cultural institutions. Jennifer is a former President of the Landscape Architectural Foundation Board and she currently serves on the CEO Roundtable.

About GGN

GGN is a landscape architecture firm based in Seattle, Washington. Prominent projects include the National Museum of African American History and Culture, CityCenterDC, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Campus, and Boston’s North End Parks. GGN was the recipient of the 2017 ASLA National Landscape Firm Award and the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award for Landscape Architecture in 2011. The firm’s project awards include ASLA National Awards of Excellence, ASLA and AIA Honor Awards for Design, Tucker Design Awards, and Great Places Awards from the Environmental Design Research Association. For more information about Gustafson Guthrie Nichol, please visit

The firm’s Founding Principals, Shannon Nichol, Jennifer Guthrie, and Kathryn Gustafson, led the design and construction of the Lurie Garden.