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Professional Profile: Daniel Jacoby 2008


  • Title: Associate Principal/Design Director, Interiors
  • Location: New York, N.Y.
  • Birthplace: New York, N.Y.

College: Cornell University, College of Architecture, Art and Planning

First job outside of real estate: File clerk, ILGWU, New York

First job in real estate or allied field: Designer at Skidmore, Owings and Merrill’s New

York office

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? FXFOWLE is a 31

year old architectural, planning and interior design firm committed to design excellence,

social responsibility and sustainability with offices in New York and Dubai. I’ve recently

completed the new headquarters for WSP Flack+Kurtz in New York, and am currently

working on the renovation of the Kings County Criminal Court in Brooklyn, the new

headquarters for the Rockefeller Brothers Fund in New York and the interior renovation of

the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.

Hobbies: Music, theater, film and travel

Favorite books: “A Single Man” by Christopher Isherwood; “Pictures from an

Institution” by Randall Jarrell

Favorite movies: “The Wizard of Oz,” “Letter to Three Wives,” Amarcord”

Person you admire most (outside of family): Frank Lloyd Wright, or anyone who is

completely self-invented

Keys to success: Stay focused and work very hard.

If you had to choose another vocation what would it be? Art director in advertising