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.




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