Jacob Higginbottom, AIA, LEED AP

Director of Higher Education, SGA

Jacob Higginbottom, AIA, LEED AP

Director of Higher Education, SGA

Biography

Jacob Higginbottom, AIA, LEED AP is the Director of Higher Education at SGA, a Boston-New York City-based architecture, interior design, planning, Virtual Design and Construction, and branded environments practice founded in 1991. Winner of Fast Company “Most Innovative Companies” award for architecture, SGA embodies tech-forward design that redefines how projects are visualized and delivered. With deep expertise in designing academic architecture, SGA and Jacob have worked on a range of higher education facilities such as student residences, classroom facilities, faculty and administrative spaces, broadcast, student health and wellness and lifestyle centers.  Recent projects include a new three-story, state of the art communications building as well as a center for the Performing Arts for Sacred Heart University; graduate student housing for Brown University; a campus center for Wentworth Institute of Technology; the new health and wellness facility on the Smith College campus; and a historic renovation at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of Education. SGA has also become a leader in Passive House structures including the first two residence halls of this nature in Massachusetts at Wheaton College and Williams College.

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