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Bob Jakubik

Associate | AIA, LEED AP

The garden provides boundless instruction for the architect.

Bob Jakubik has been at Olson Kundig for over twenty-five years, joining the firm in 1992. Bob brings considerable expertise to the organization and coordination of all phases of architectural design.

He has held integral roles including design, production and management on a variety of projects ranging from institutional to residential. Projects on which Bob has worked have been published in the New York Times, Architectural Record and College Planning and Management magazines among others, as well as numerous books. Projects for which he served as project manager are included in the monographs, Jim Olson: Building, Nature Art published by Thames & Hudson (2018); Tom Kundig: Houses, published by Princeton Architecture Press (2006); and Jim Olson Houses, published by Monacelli Press (2009). When not working on projects, Bob focuses on firmwide management of operations including staffing, mentorship and professional development.

Bob is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a professional degree in architecture. He spent a year studying architecture in Rome; in 2006, he returned to Italy teach as adjunct faculty for the University of Washington. Bob has lectured at the University of Washington and the University of Notre Dame, as well as the University of Guadalajara. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the esteemed Bloedel Reserve public garden, where as chairman of their Facilities Committee he has focused on multiple capital projects including the renovation of the historic Japanese Guest House designed by Paul Hayden Kirk and the development of a new master plan for the garden.

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