Sam Jacob: Recent Projects

a gray scale rendering of the Chicago Skyline

Chicago Pasticcio, a proposed tower created for the Chicago Architecture Biennial by Sam Jacob (2017). image / provided

Edgar A. Tafel Lecture Series

Sam Jacob is principal of Sam Jacob Studio for architecture and design, whose work spans scales and disciplines from urban design through architecture, design, art, and curatorial projects. Recent projects include the Victoria and Albert Gallery at Design Society, Shenzhen; Fear and Love at the Design Museum; a new mixed-use building in London's Hoxton district; public realm design and cultural strategy for a south London market; and a landmark project for London Design Festival with Mini Living. Jacob's work has been published and exhibited internationally at the 2014 and 2016 Venice Biennale of Architecture (he was cocurator of the British Pavilion in 2014); Spaces Without Drama at the Graham Foundation (2017); Chicago, A Very Small Part of Architecture in Highgate Cemetery (2016); and at the 2017 Chicago Biennial.