Lowcountry LowlineFeasibility study to repurpose abandoned rail infrastructure into a linear park. 1.5 Mile length.
Status: In progress.
Adaptive reuse of a former television production studio, repurposed for offices, as the next generation of the Flagship coworking space. Completed in collaboration with Brown Architecture. Interior design, graphic design and branding.
Washington Street CorridorCorridor study for a suburban highway retrofit, to reduce overall number of traffic lanes and add bicycle use.
Status: Study complete.
Mixson CourtyardA public courtyard design for the Mixson neighborhood, unifying a group of 7 residences.
Adaptive reuse of a retail box, transformed into an office incubator for technology startups. Project emphasized simplicity, natural light and low-cost materials, finished on budget and within only 8 weeks of construction time. Interior design, graphic design and branding.
Design study for the rehabilitation of a failed subdivision. At the time of study, the existing subdivision was 1/3 built, with most homes in foreclosure. We proposed changes to increase density, narrow streets, add parking and plant trees. To be executed in public/private partnership.
Status: Study complete
Bahamas new townAlternate plans for a new neighborhood in the Bahamas
MixsonA new neighborhood of high density housing built around existing live oak trees and public courtyards. For Keane & Co., client, The I'On Group. Won a 2008 CNU Charter Award.
Status: Built (first phase)
New town plan for a hillside neighborhood built in a local vernacular style. For Keane & Co., with Pete Musty, Walter Kawa, Andrew Gould and others.
Status: Planning complete
Jacob is a planner and urbanist based in Charleston, SC. He currently serves as the director of Planning, Preservation and Sustainability for the City of Charleston. Previously, he worked as director of the Charleston Civic Design Center, and as an independent practitioner before that. He taught at the Clemson School of Architecture in Charleston from 2009-2015.