Michael Jacobs

Michael Jacobs

Instructor

Michael Jacobs, FAIA serves as president of Omni Architects, and has been a member of the firm since 1976. Michael was elevated to College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects for his design accomplishments while at Omni Architects. His firm has been recognized for designing over 25 AIAKY award-winning projects, has twice received AIA Kentucky’s distinguished firm award, and has recently published a two-volume monograph of their 20th and 21st century projects. Michael, a graduate of UK, has served as an adjunct studio instructor within the College since 1986, and has been honored with the 2014 Faculty Excellence Award for Service, the 2010 Commonwealth Collaborative Scholarship, the 2009 Teacher of the Year Award, the 1991 Tau Sigma Delta Silver Medal of Distinction for Design Excellence and Teaching, and the 1988 Distinguished Service Award.