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Jen Trompetter

Jen Trompetter


Jen is a licensed landscape architect and the founder of Trace, a collaborative practice dedicated to the creation and preservation of meaningful places. At Skeo, she works with colleagues and communities to plan, design, facilitate, and interpret the restoration and revitalization of Superfund and brownfield sites across the country. Jen has over 20 years of experience as a designer and project manager on projects ranging in scale from small, historic courtyards and gardens to massive industrial sites and national parks. She operates in the field of historical landscape architecture and preservation planning on project types, including cultural landscape reports, historic landscape studies and large-scale master planning of significant urban parks with clients that include the National Park Service, universities, government agencies, and public and private organizations.


Budding potter, enthusiastic traveler, lover of new adventures, worker-outer, consignment hunter, house-flipper (with husband), proud aunt to five nieces and one nephew, and doting dog mom.


B.A., History of Art and Architecture
University of California, Santa Barbara

Master of Landscape Architecture
University of Virginia

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