Hiroshi Jacobs is an artist and architect living and working in Washington, DC. He is a Lecturer in Architecture at The Catholic University of America, a designer with STUDIOS architecture, and the founder of HiJAC, a multi-disciplinary art, design & research group. His designs and artwork have appeared in numerous publications and exhibitions, including Surface Magazine, Businessweek, Harvard GSD Platform, DesCours New Orleans, La Biennale di Venezia, (e)Merge, and the Harvard Arts First Festival. Hiroshi has previously held academic faculty positions at Tulane University and in the Career Discovery program at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, and was recently selected as an outpost of OfficeUS for the American pavilion at the 2014 Venice Biennale.
As the founder and director of RevitCity.com, an online community of Revit users with nearly half a million members, and the author of Chameleon, a software plugin for Revit and Grasshopper, Hiroshi is a leading voice in architectural design technology. He is a member of the AIA|DC Design Excellence Committee and co-chair of the AIA|DC Technology Committee. Hiroshi received the 2012 Emerging Architect Award from the Washington DC chapter of the American Institute of Architects, and the 2014 National AIA Associates Award.
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, and received his Bachelor and Master of Architecture degrees from Tulane University.