Sam Jacob is a director of London based architecture office FAT where he has been responsible for award winning projects in the UK and abroad including the Heerlijkheid Hoogbliet (NL), Islington Square (UK) and Saint Lucas Art Academy (NL). Current projects include the BBC Drama Production Village in Cardiff and CIAC, an 80 unit housing scheme in the north of England.
As part of FAT, Jacob has received many awards that include RIBA European Awards (2009 & 2007), Architecture Foundation Next Generation (2007) and FX Awards (Best Museum, 2007; Best Public Project, 2005).
Jacob has taught and lectured at universities internationally. He is currently professor of architecture at UIC, Chicago and Unit Master at Architectural Association, London. He is co-director of the Architectural Doppelgangers Research Cluster at the AA.
Sam is design critic for Art Review, contributing editor for Icon and contributes to many other publications. He writes and edits Strangeharvest.com.