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NEWS

AIAS Executive Director Nick Serfass sits down with Hiroshi Jacobs, AIA, LEED AP, associate at Studios Architecture, during episode 45 of #askanarchitect. #askanarchitect is a casual sit down conversation featuring an architect who provides an inside look into

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In April 2017 Hiroshi participated in Art Tank, an artist pitch challenge program that brought DC real-estate developers and artists together to create art projects throughout the nation's capital. With inspiration from the popular show Shark Tank, this program showcased a selection of local artists who presented their ideas for art projects in the city that panelists bid on in real-time during the art challenge session.  Watch Video of the

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iGLOW getting press along with other rad art in On Tap Magazine.  Story

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Creative Salem has featured an article about our Tradewind project on their website.  Read it

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Here's a nice write-up about the reconstruction of iGLOW in the Dupont Underground on ARCH_OTUS

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Hiroshi was honored to serve on the 2016 Schenk-Woodman Competition jury at Penn Design, chaired by Joan

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Check out this nice write up about Georgetown Glow in BYT, featuring our very own

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Our Anamorphic Hut project, a competition entry for Folly 2015, has been published on

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Our collaborative proposal with OP.AL for the 2015 Folly competition has been published on

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Hiroshi Jacobs will deliver the inaugural Craig and Mimi Spangler Lecture at the University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning, and Practice on Wednesday, March 4th, 2015.  More information on the event can be found

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HiJAC has recently been selected among a crowded field of artists to design and build and installation at the public art gallery School33, in Baltimore.  The installation will be on display during the months of April and May,

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HiJAC founder Hiroshi Jacobs is honored to receive recognition as DC Modern Luxury Magazine's "Best of the City" in Design for 2015.  See the publication

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HiJAC founder Hiroshi Jacobs has been invited as a jury member for the 2015 Collaborative & Professional Achievement Awards of the American Institute of Architects.  The awards include: Associates Award Collaborative Achievement Award Edward C. Kemper Award Thomas Jefferson Awards Whitney M. Young Jr. Award. More details on the awards can be found

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HiJAC founder Hiroshi Jacobs will be a panelist for "Games and Architectural Design: Not Your Father's Atari", an event organized and co-hosted by The District Architecture Center, AIA|DC Technology Committee, and the International Game Developers Association DC Chapter.  Information and registration can be found

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Hiroshi has been selected as an outpost for OfficeUS, the organization responsible for the United States Pavilion at the 2014 Venice Architectural Biennale. OfficeUS Partners invited 90 architects worldwide to participate in the activities of a global architecture office. OfficeUS Outposts contribute their voices, expertise and skills to OfficeUS on a regular basis. The selected members of the Office US Outpost Community are architects working within corporate offices, small firms, government agencies, universities or independently.

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ABOUT

Based in Washington DC, HiJAC is a trans-disciplinary research practice working between architecture, art, and technology. With a strong emphasis on collaboration, HiJAC is dedicated to creating artistic spaces, objects, and moments that are driven by an interest in experimenting with how humans interact with both physical and virtual environments. These relationships are explored through many mediums, from software and web interfaces, to installation art and fabrication research, to architecture & interior design.

COLLABORATORS

Hiroshi Jacobs, Founder

Hiroshi is an award-winning artist Architect with 15+ years of experience working on projects of many types and scales. He is a firm believer that design can be a transformative agent in improving the human experience, and his design work has appeared in numerous publications and exhibitions. As the founder of HiJAC, a trans-disciplinary art & research practice, Hiroshi is also an accomplished artist. He has completed numerous large scale interactive art installations in DC and beyond.

Hiroshi holds a Master in Design Studies degree from Harvard University, where he was the recipient of the Daniel L Schodek Award for Technology and Sustainability. He also holds Bachelor and Master of Architecture degrees from Tulane University. Hiroshi is a registered architect in the District of Columbia and has held adjunct faculty positions at Tulane University and at Catholic University. He is a recipient of the 2014 National AIA Associates Award and the 2012 AIA DC Emerging Architect Award.

 

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OP-AL

Casey Hughes Architects

Parabox Labs

Banished? Productions

Spaghetti On A Stick

Rocker-Lange Architects

District Design Lab

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John Abowd

Rolled Almanza

Kash Bennett

Joseph Darling

Julieta Guillermet

Stephanie Imbeau

Jasmina Lopez

Sam Mrozinski

John Paul Rysavy

Amanda Stacy

Charlotte Styer

Isabela Tavares

Alana Thurmond

Chris Weimann

Jesse Wetzel

Jaime Ycaza

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