Jackilin Hah Bloom

Jackilin Hah Bloom
Master of Architecture, University of California Los Angeles
Bachelor of Architecture, University of Southern California
email: jackilin@jhbstudio.com

Jackilin Hah Bloom is an architectural designer and educator based in Los Angeles.  She is the principal of Jackilin Hah Bloom Studio (JHB Studio) and is a full-time faculty member at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc).  She holds a Master of Architecture degree from UCLA and a Bachelor of Architecture degree from USC.  She combines her practice and research to rethink disciplinary ways of defining form, color and detail in architecture.  She has been a collaborator on numerous speculative and research-based projects with Florencia Pita (Pita & Bloom) and together their works have been recognized by publications, exhibitions and awards, most notably the The Architectural Imagination/U.S. Pavilion exhibit at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, and as finalists for the MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program in 2014.  Recently, one of their studies on social housing in Mexico was selected as part of a group of low-income prototype homes to be constructed in Apan, Mexico by early 2019.  Jackilin has taught and lectured at the schools of architecture at Yale University, Ohio State University, and Syracuse University.  At SCI-Arc she coordinates undergraduate core studios and teaches design studios and visual studies seminars at all levels.