Jacob Dunn

Associate Principal | ZGF Architects

Jacob Dunn holds a master’s degree in Architecture from the University of Idaho and his professional background has pivoted between research, sustainability consulting, education, and architecture. After starting out his career in research and consulting at the Integrated Design Lab in Boise Idaho and Arup’s Foresight and Innovation in London, Jacob returned to the architectural profession where he has continued his role as a sustainability coordinator for the past six years. Now at ZGF architects, Jacob focuses on reducing the embodied carbon in building materials with an emphasis on procuring climate smart wood for mass timber projects with disclosure and transparency in the supply chain. He’s currently leading research projects with the University of Washington around developing new wood carbon calculators that address LCA data gaps around biogenic carbon in the forest and supply chain.