Hiroshi Jacobs

Hiroshi Jacobs is an educator and designer working in Washington D.C.  His personal and professional design work has appeared in numerous publications and exhibitions, including A+U, ArchDaily, Studioplex, Harvard GSD Platform, Works in Progress, the 2010 Venice Biennale, and the Harvard Arts First Festival.  Hiroshi is currently a lecturer and studio critic with The Catholic University of America, School of Architecture and Planning where he teaches a third-year general design studio and and co-teaches an advanced graduate level course in parametric design.  From 2009-2011, he served as an Adjunct Lecturer with the Tulane University School of Architecture, where he taught courses in Building Information Modeling (BIM) and computational design. In 2011, he taught an architecture design studio at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, Career Discovery Program, and from 2009-2011 he was the principal instructor for numerous workshops in digital design at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Hiroshi has more than a decade of experience with BIM technology and  is the founder and director of RevitCity.com, an online community of Revit users with nearly a quarter-million members.  Professionally, Hiroshi has facilitated the use of BIM technology on more than 100 design projects; and in his capacity as Applications Administrator at RTKL, he consulted with the U.S. Department of State Overseas Building Operations on various BIM integration research projects.

Hiroshi received his Master in Design Studies degree from Harvard University, where he was the recipient of the Daniel L Shodek Award for Technology and Sustainability. He received his Bachelor and Master of Architecture degrees