Photo: © Alexandre Tabaste


Jakob+MacFarlane is an architectural firm based in Paris, France. Its work explores digital technology both as a conceptual consideration and as a means of fabrication, using new materials as a possibility to create a more flexible, responsive and immediate environment.


Lecture and prize Catedra Prima at the Universidad Anàhuac,
Mexico « French avant-garde Architecture » exhibition opening, 2010
Museum of Arts Taipei, Taïwan, 2008
Harvard School of Graduate Design, 2008
Haarlem, Holland, 2008
« Building Foundation » in London, UK, with Sir Peter Cook, 2008
Gainesville, Florida, 2008
Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine, Paris, France, 2008
Wellington, New Zealand, 2008
Auckland, New Zealand, 2008
Sci-Arc, Los Angeles, 2007
Architectural Association, London, UK, 2006
Rice University, Huston, 2003
Sci-Arc, Los Angeles, Etats-Unis, 2003
«Building in the age of Digital», University of Pennsylvania, USA. 2002
«Contract World », présentation Librairie Loewy, Hannover, Germany, 2002
«Folds, blobs and boxes», Carnegie Mellon Institute, Pittsburgh, 2001
«Cigars and Cognac», Berlage Institute, Rotterdam, Holland, 2001
«Architectures Hybrides», Berlage Institute, Rotterdam, Holland, 2001
«Vision Re-Vision», New Zealand institute of architects, New Zealand, 2001
«Branding» Berlin, Germany, 2000
«Anymore» Paris, France, 1999


Honorable mention for the International Competition for the Performing Arts Center in Taipei, Taiwan
« Award » for excellence in design by Architectural Record ,USA, 2003
Chevalier des Arts et Lettres 2003, France
Académie d’architecture 2002, France
Compasso d’Oro, Italie 2001, Italy
Nominated several times for the Equerre d’Argent, France


Exhibition « Vers de nouveaux logements sociaux », Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine, Paris, France, 2010
Exhibition « Archi & BD », Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine, Paris, France, 2010
Exhibition « Chefs d’oeuvre ? », Centre Pompidou Metz, France, 2010
Exhibition « Skin + Bones », Somerset House, London, UK, 2008
Exhibition Archilab, Museum of Arts, Taipei, Taïwan. 2008
Biennale of Architecture, French Pavillon (Project for Frac Centre) and International Pavillon (Project « Confl ict »), Venice, Italy, 2008
Exhibition « Wind Blown Data House », Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine, Paris, France, 2007
Exhibition « Breathing wall », Sci-Arc, Los Angeles, Etats-Unis, 2007
Exhibition « Skin + Bones », National Art Museum, Tokyo, Japon, 2007
Exhibition « Design en stock », Paris, France, 2005
Exhibition « Transscapes », Frac Centre, Orléans, France, 2005
Exhibition « Skin + Bones », MOCA, Los Angeles, 2005
Biennale of Architecture, International Section (Maison H and Hérold Housing), Venice, Italy, 2004
Biennale of Architecture, Beijing, China, 20047
Victoria + Albert Museum, London, UK, 2003
Biennale of Architecture, exhibition and lecture, Montenegro,2002
Exhibition «World Trade Center proposal» Max Protetch Art gallery, New York, 2002
Biennale of Architecture, French pavillon (WTC/WPCproject and Maison H) and American Pavillon (Maison H), Venice, Italy, 2002
Biennale of Architecture, Buenos Aires, Argentina , 1999
Biennale of Architecture, Buenos Aires, Argentina , 2001