Jack Self

Jack Self is an architect and writer based in London. He is contributing editor for the Architectural Review and author of Real Estates: Life Without Debt (Bedford Press 2014).

He has worked for the Architectural Review in a number of capacities since 2009, and was previously associate editor at Strelka Press (2012-13). His writing has appeared in AD, BD, Blueprint, Domus and Dezeen, as well as elsewhere.

Jack founded Fulcrum, a free weekly based at the Architectural Association. Dedicated to ‘pursuing architecture and the third millennium’, Fulcrum remains the world’s most-read student publication about architecture. It has been widely exhibited - most notably at the 2012 Venice Biennale.

Jack holds a bachelors of architecture from the University of New South Wales (Sydney 2007), a diploma of architecture from the Architectural Association (2014) and a master’s in philosophy from the University of London (2012). His MA dissertation examined the morality of neoliberal economic theory, which was also the subject of his first book Real Estates: Life Without Debt.

As a designer he has worked for several international firms, amongst them Ateliers Jean Nouvel in Paris and London (2008-09).

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