Jack Isles

Jack Isles is an architect, researcher and cartographer working between Australia and Europe. He holds a BArch from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, and an MArch from the Architectural Association, London. Jack’s work focuses on the environmental agency of sensory technologies and alternative modes of environmental stewardship. Currently, Jack collaborates with organisations such as Border Forensics and Human Rights Watch, investigating state sponsored violence at Europe’s borders, and the effects of climate change on migration and human rights. 

Jack’s research and writings have been published in journals such as the KERB Journal of Landscape Architecture, Journal of Architectural Education, Architect Victoria and Temes de Disseny. He holds extensive experience in both research and design, working with firms such as Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, Enric Miralles Benedetta Tagliabue Arquitectos, Forensic Architecture, Urban-Think Tank and the Vertical Geopolitics Lab. Jack is a co-founder of Beyond Heritage; a not-for-profit organisation supporting First Nations’ involvement in climate mitigation and design, launching in 2024.