As Global Design Director and partner in charge of Henning Larsen’s international projects, and with more than 25 years of experience, Jacob Kurek plays a pivotal role in shaping complex projects in various cultural contexts worldwide where sustainability and circularity take priority as guiding principles.

Dedicated to testing new materials, design for disassembly, and relentlessly working to reduce carbon, he steers design with the ultimate ambition to integrate scalable, sustainable solutions into projects.

Jacob steers design for cultural, institutional, and educational buildings, as well as commercial headquarters, and urban destinations by focusing on what he believes is fundamental to good architecture: dialogue, active engagement, and close collaborative project development.