Jacob Peel

Jacob Peel

Portland, OR, US




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University of Florida (Jacob)

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Portland State University, Portland, OR, US, Adjunct Instructor

Providing instruction on utilizing an algorithmic approach for architectural design with a focus on responding to environmental data.

Sep 2018 - current

Bora Architects, Portland, OR, US, Architect

Working as a project and computational designer with a focus on using environmental data to drive design decisions. To this end, was a founding member of Laboratory, an internal research and development group at Bora.

Jun 2012 - current

Adidas, Portland, OR, US, Computational Designer

As a consultant, assisted in the development and engineering of 3D printed shoes.

Apr 2016 - Jun 2017

University of Florida, Portland, Design Instructor

Provided instruction to first-year architectural design studios

Aug 2009 - May 2011

Armstrong + Cohen Architects, Gainesville, FL, US, Intern Architect and 3D Modeler

Aug 2006 - Jun 2010

David Bers Architecture, Brooklyn, NY, US, Intern Architect

Jun 2008 - Jan 2009


University of Florida, Masters, Architecture

Aug 2009 - May 2011

University of Florida, Bachelors, Architectural Design

Aug 2004 - May 2008


UF: DCP Research Showcase, Award

The College of Design, Construction and Planning at UF host an event in which the research conducted during the previous year is exhibited. The event is open to the public. The work presented is entered into a juried poster session.
First Place Research Submission


KRob Delineation Competition, Award

The KRob Architectural Delineation Competition was initiated by the Dallas Chapter of the AIA, and is intended to showcase the skill and talent that produce compelling architectural imagery. Beginning in 1973, the competition has been held annually.
Best in Category: Student Hand Drawing


Shrinkage Worldwide Award, Award

Sponsored by the Shahneshin Foundation in Zurich, Shrinkage Worldwide is a design competition that extends the challenge to all manner of disciplines to identify a growing concern of “shrinkage” in the modern world and design a poster that would call attention to it. Homo(geneous) Sapiens was the title of the work submitted, which suggested that the diversity in the human population is vanishing due to accomplishments in the industries of transportation and communication.
Work Selected for Traveling Exhibition


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