21.05 Sam Jacob_Strange Harvest (London)
Sam Jacob is principal of Sam Jacob Studio for architecture and design and was one of the co-founding directors of FAT Architecture. He has been responsible for a range of internationally acclaimed and award winning projects ranging from the large scale — such as the master plan and design of the Heerlijkheid park and cultural centre in Rotterdam — to the cultural, including co-curating the British Pavilion at the 2014 Venice Biennale. Jacob is also a writer and critic, acting as contributing editor for Icon magazine and columnist for both Art Review and Dezeen. His book “Make It Real: Architecture as Enactment” was recently published by Strelka Press. He is currently working on projects across a range of scales including a masterplan for 300 homes near Cambridge, a social hub for a business park and a house in London’s Hoxton. Jacob is Professor of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Chicago, visiting Professor at Yale School of Architecture and Director of Night School at the Architectural Association.
Quite a few well-known architects, theoreticians, critics and urbanists have given talks at this lecture series since the end of 2011, to offer fresh perspectives on architecture, design, urban development and critical thought from around the globe.
Well-known architects, theoreticians, critics and urbanists have given talks at this lecture series, to offer fresh perspectives on architecture, design, urban development and critical thought from around the globe. The lectures are open to all students and professionals in the fields of architecture, urbanism and other spatial studies, as well as to the broader circle of those interested in the future of our living environment. The lectures are in English and they are free of charge.
The previous talks can be found at http://www.artun.ee/avatudloengud
The lecture series is supported by the Estonian Cultural Endowment.