About the Studio

Jessica, the visionary founder of Spring Architecture + Design in New York, combines a rich background in architecture and art with a passion for sustainable design. A Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation alumna, she earned the American Institute of Architects' Certificate of Merit, reflecting her academic excellence and promising professional future. Her journey began with an Honors Distinction in studio art from Amherst College, laying the groundwork for her innovative approach to architecture.

Her professional experience took off at Kohn Pedersen Fox PC, where she worked on significant residential and commercial projects, including the Prudential Headquarters in Newark, New Jersey. Achieving her New York State architecture license in 2010, Jessica’s work seamlessly integrates art and architecture, pushing the boundaries of design.

Jessica’s dedication to blending art, architecture, and sustainability has defined her career. At Spring Architecture + Design, she leads teams that excel in creating residential and commercial spaces exceeding client expectations. Her approach marries artistic integrity with efficiency, ensuring projects meet timelines and budgets without compromising on quality.

Under Jessica’s leadership, Spring Architecture + Design is recognized for its commitment to innovative, sustainable design solutions that prioritize environmental stewardship and community well-being. Her vision for architecture as an art form has made Spring a beacon of excellence in the design world.



Strategy & Intent


Design & Development


People & Target


Jessica Talley

With over 20 years in architecture and art, Jessica champions sustainable design and leads with a spirit of collaboration and positivity.

Jessica Talley

Owner & Senior Principal Architect

Megan, an Illinois-based WELL Accredited Professional, brings 14 years of experience in promoting health and wellbeing through design, with a rich editorial background in sustainable practices.

Megan Mazzocco

Sustainability & Wellbeing Director

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Valerie Romo

Marketing Director

From the Philippines, Cedric is a forward-thinking designer with a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Santo Tomas, celebrated for his innovative approach and versatile skill set.

Cedric Kato



  • All over New York & Connecticut
  • Westport, CT
  • Greenwich, CT
  • Stamford, CT
  • Ridgefield, CT:
  • East Hamptons, NY
  • Fairfield, CT
  • Darien, CT
  • New Canaan, CT
  • Norwalk, CT