Sam Jacobs one of the founding directors of the now closed FAT architecture cemented their place as a world leading post-modern architecture studio. From a range of award winning projects his portfolio includes work for BBC, Igloo, Urban Splash and Selfridges, with projects also exhibited at the Victoria & Albert Museum, MAK in Vienna and the Venice Architecture Biennale.
Sam is now a professor of architecture at UIC Chicago, a director of the Architectural Association in London, as well as being a critic and columnist at publications Art Review and Dezeen.
In his Here 2014 talk Sam provided an idea-rich presentation, explaining the very essence of what design could and should be: “Design is not just making a thing. Objects are culture; they show who we can be and the types of world we can create.”