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I'm very excited and humbled to be joining the Board of Directors for CulturalDC. This organization has consistently supported my development and work as an artist in DC for years, and I'm so happy to be able to help do that for others in this newRead more
This past week Hiroshi participated in a panel discussion about the expanding definition of practice, for the AIA DC Christopher Kelley Leadership DevelopmentRead more
Hiroshi will speaking at The Banks in SW DC on March 7th for The Left Bank Salon Series. Hosted by PAKKE, curated by The Pink Line Project. Get ticketsRead more
Hiroshi will join a panel discussion on the topic of Overworking as part of AIA DC's Architecture UncensoredRead more
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 intoRead more
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 theRead more
iGLOW getting press along with other rad art in On Tap Magazine. StoryRead more
Creative Salem has featured an article about our Tradewind project on their website. Read itRead more
Here's a nice write-up about the reconstruction of iGLOW in the Dupont Underground on ARCH_OTUSRead more
Hiroshi was honored to serve on the 2016 Schenk-Woodman Competition jury at Penn Design, chaired by JoanRead more
Check out this nice write up about Georgetown Glow in BYT, featuring our very ownRead more
Our Anamorphic Hut project, a competition entry for Folly 2015, has been published onRead more
Our collaborative proposal with OP.AL for the 2015 Folly competition has been published onRead more
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 foundRead more
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,Read more
Hiroshi Jacobs, Founder
Hiroshi is an award-winning architect with 15+ years of experience designing 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.
Based in Washington DC, HiJAC is a trans-disciplinary research practice working between architecture, art, and technology. With a strong emphasis on collaboration, HiJAC produces artistic spaces, objects, and moments with a special focus on how humans interact with physical and virtual environments. These interests are explored through many mediums, from software and web interfaces, to installation art and fabrication research, to architecture & interior design.