About Sam

The studio is led by Sam Jacob who is Professor of Architecture at UIC and Visiting Professor at Yale School of Architecture. He was co-curator of the British Pavilion in Venice (2014), is columnist and critic for Dezeen and Art Review as well as Contributing Editor for Icon magazine. Previously, Sam was a founding director of FAT Architecture.


Sam is supported by his teams at SJS lead by project architects Chloe Leen and Eddie Blake

Teamwork, Scale & Collaboration

The studio partners with other consultants and architects to create teams with the appropriate skills and scale for specific projects. This flexible, creative and dynamic approach allows us to engage in a wide variety of project types and scales.