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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 where he is the co-founder and Chapter Steward of the University of Michigan Architecture Lobby Chapter, seeking to promote debate and action around issues of architectural production and precarity. Daniel received his Master of Architecture from the 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. Daniel 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.