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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. He is Master of Diploma Unit Six at the Architectural Association.

Jack's architectural design focuses on alternative models of ownership, contemporary forms of labour, and the formation of socio-economic power relationships in space.

His work has been shown widely, including at the Maxxi, Tate Britain, ICA and Design Museum. Jack's writing has appeared in The Guardian, eflux, 032c, the BBC, Frieze, CNN, and elsewhere (see press).

Jack's first book Real Estates: Life Without Debt is now in its second printing. His other books include Home Economics (2016) and Mies in London (2018).

He was previously Contributing Editor for Architectural Review (2009–2017), Editor-at-Large for 032c (2014–2018) and Editor at Strelka Press (2011-2013).