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Daniel Jacobs

Lecturer in Architecture

Daniel Jacobs is an architect and educator whose work focuses on the ideological and aesthetic implications of labor production in architectural pedagogy and practice. He currently teaches at Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning at the University of Michigan and is involved in activism around issues of labor production in architecture including most recently the UN-WORKING workshop series. Jacobs received his Master of Architecture from Yale University School of Architecture and a B.S. in Architecture from Washington University in St. Louis where he was awarded the Frederick Widmann Prize. Jacobs is a licensed architect in the state of New York and has practiced as an Associate at SHoP Architects where he worked on projects that range in typology and scope, including the Obama Presidential Library competition, the Fashion Institute of Technology New Academic Building, and the Miami Innovation District master plan, among others. In 2017, he co-founded the design collaborative HOME-OFFICE with Brittany Utting.

Selected Articles

  • Daniel Jacobs, "Ethos Office: A Design Manual for the Future of Work" Pidgin Magazine 24 (December 2018)

  • Daniel Jacobs, "The Fief of Ford" San Rocco Magazine, 12. The Client Issue (Spring 2016).