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Jenna Reed Burns @ Glebe, Sydney, NSW

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Jenna Reed Burns
Jenna Reed Burns
Writer, researcher, editor

Jenna Reed Burns is a Sydney-based freelance writer with an interest in design and architecture. She has written for all the major Australian design publications such as Vogue Living, Belle, INSIDEout, Habitus and Green, and is the author of 'Australian Beach Houses', 'Private Sydney', 'Apartment Living' and, after finishing a Diploma of Horticulture in landscape design, 'Australian Gardens for a Changing Climate'. More recently she has become interested in heritage issues and is currently studying heritage conservation.


writing, researching, editing and proofreading, landscape design

Previous Work

Apartment Living Australian Style

Combining an historical overview of the history of apartment construction in Australia, with a look inside some of the country's most iconic old and new apartment buildings.

Australian Beach Houses

The first book published on the subject, it covers the history of the beach house in Australia illustrated with examples of the best of seaside architecture.

Lake Reserve Heritage Assessment

A thorough analysis of a 15 hectare public park in Coburg, Melbourne, reviewing the park's history and significance, its current state and recommendations for future management.

Green magazine Issue 53

Belle, Dec/Jan 2016-2017

A house in Sydney's Hunter's Hill owned by an architect and an interior designer lives up to expectations.