Jack Self (1987) is an architect and writer based in London. He is Director of the REAL foundation and Editor-in-Chief of the Real Review. In 2016, Jack curated the British Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale.
Jack's writing is published widely, and has appeared in The Guardian, 032c, New Philosopher, BBC News (see press) and elsewhere. His first book Real Estates: Life Without Debt (2014) is now in its second printing.
Jack founded Fulcrum, a free weekly "pursuing architecture and the third millennium." Fulcrum remains the world's most read student publication about architecture.
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.
As a designer he has worked for several international firms, amongst them Ateliers Jean Nouvel in Paris and London (2007-09). His clients and partners include developers, housing trusts and public institutions.