School of Architecture College of Design

Jacob Mans, AIA

Jacob Mans, AIA.

Assistant Professor


Telephone: 612-624-5201

Office: 151H Rapson Hall




Jacob Mans is an architect living in Minneapolis, recently back in his home territory. His work focuses on the influence of large-scaled environmental systems on small-scaled building performance. He is currently researching social behaviors attached to habits of consumption and conservation with a design focus on the mediums of wood and fire.



Harvard Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, MA
Master of Design Studies, 2016

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Master of Architecture, 2010

Luther College, Decorah, IA
Bachelor of Art in studio Art, 2005


  • ARCH 5562--Fall 2016--Tech 2
  • ARCH 5563--Fall 2016--Tech 3

Research Expertise

  • Leveraging the latent potential of the non-expert


School of Architecture
145 Rapson Hall
89 Church Street
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Fax: 612-624-5743


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College of Design

Saint Paul Offices

32 McNeal Hall, 1985 Buford Ave, St. Paul, MN 55108

P: 612-626-9068 | F: 612-625-1922

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Minneapolis Offices

101 Rapson Hall, 89 Church St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-626-9068 | F: 612-625-7525

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