Jodie Bass is a multi-faceted architectural designer and entrepreneur, who is driven by collaboration and social engagement.  She founded Soul Proprietorship in 2015 as a small business endeavor, seeking to advance community-minded creative development.  Current projects are focused in Louisville, previous work has spanned both coasts, from Los Angeles to New York. She is currently working to expand projects to the Caribbean.  


She continues her exploration of culture, education, and community development through Soul Proprietorship, expanding her range of expertise into healthy agriculture, mindful urban development, and restoration.


Her present focus is driven by sustainable development in architecture, and in growth of short-term rental markets and tourism.  She has participated in natural building workshops around the world, and is certified in mushroom identification and foraging.  She is deeply interested in the potential of fungi and their application in remediation.  She is always excited to connect with other professionals working in mycroremediation, or specializing in the growth of mushrooms and seaweeds.


Jodie holds a Masters of Architecture from Southern California Institute of Architecture architecture, and a Masters of Arts from New York University.  She has a background in non-profit work, and over fifteen years experience as freelance and exhibition designer in the museum world.