Jakob is originally from Hamburg and completed his studies in Hanover in 2018 with an M.Sc. in architecture and urban planning. During his studies, he focused on regional and urban planning projects. In this area, he supported teaching as a tutor for several years.
Jakob has a 60 percent position at Cityförster and mainly works on large-scale competitions. He is interested in overarching issues, long-term developments, and the needs of a changing world. The rest of the time, Jakob is part of a collective that he founded with his fellow students.