Jacob Bek is an architect, educator, and founding partner at Jacob Bek Architects Collective. Prior to forming JBA, Bek was a founding partner at studioMADOUHBEK New York | Kuwait. In addition, Bek has worked with a number of international architecture offices including Foster + Partners and Reiser + Umemoto, RUR Architecture. He began his professional career working primarily on residential and institutional renovations, and went on to develop large scale built projects in the US and Middle East. Bek has been involved in numerous symposiums, exhibitions, and has shown work across the globe.
Bek received his Associate of the Arts from Bard College at Simon’s Rock, Bachelor of Architecture from Pratt Institute, and Master of Science in Emergent Technologies and Design from the Architectural Association School of Architecture. Bek is a Visiting Professor at Pratt Institute, an Adjunct Faculty member at Fashion Institute of Technology, a certified LEED AP (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional), a certified member of NCARB (National Council of Architectural Registration Boards), a member of the Architectural Association in London, and a Registered Architect in the State of New York and Massachusetts.
New York, NY