Jacob Hartzell is an Architectural Designer born and raised in the Los Angeles area.  He is a recent graduate student from the MArch II program at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc). Prior to that, he obtained his Bachelors in Environmental Design with an Architecture emphasis from the University of Colorado in Boulder.

Jacob has received multiple scholarships and awards throughout his educational career.  Most recently, his thesis project at SCI-Arc was given a merit award, selected to be exhibited, and landed him in Wallpaper* Magazine's Graduate Directory for "hottest new talent in Architecture" for 2016.

With over three years of professional experience, Jacob has been engaged in an array of projects types spanning Retail, Commercial, Resort, and Sports. His work experience comes from offices in China, Brazil, and the United States.  Currently he is working at Gensler's Los Angeles office in the Sports division.

Masters of Architecture - Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) - 2015

Bachelors of Environmental Design Architecture Emphasis - The University of Colorado Boulder - 2009