Jacob Brillhart

Miami, FL 33133

Jacob Brillhart has built his career as an architect, painter and professor of architecture. He is founder of Jacob Brillhart Architect PA, and is currently a full-time lecturer at the University of Miami’s School of Architecture where he teaches design studios and drawing courses at the graduate and undergraduate level. As an integral teacher of the Rome program, he also leads students in drawing and design studios through Rome and Northern Italy. Jacob earned his Bachelor of Architecture from Tulane University and his Masters of Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University. His academic and professional life, which works in constant symbiosis, is heavily influenced by both teaching traditions – formed around the interchange of research, exploration and progressive design. A LEED AP, he is also engaged in sustainable building practices and was honored with the 2008 AIA Miami Design Award for Excellence for his “Mechanical House.”

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