Marc Jay is a founding partner and owner of WE Achitecture in Copenhagen. He graduated from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture in 2005 where he received the Barcelona peirs -
Marc Jay is a founding partner and owner of WE Achitecture in Copenhagen. He graduated from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture in 2005 where he received the Barcelona peirs – icopal prize, for his final exam. Following the completion of his degree, Marc worked as a competition architect at Carmen Pinos in Barcelona. Upon leaving, he started working at Bjarke Ingles Group (BIG) in Copenhagen. Here, Marc worked as a project manager in the competition department for 2 years whilst fulfilling a management role as a member of the management team for the office. In 2009, he started the practice WE Architecture, with Julie Schmidt-Nielsen. The vision behind WE is to build landmark architecture that innovates and supports the framework of the community, where interaction between people is at the core, whilst also striving to lift the level of ambition for iconic and visionary buildings. The practice has in recent years, won a number of significant prizes for both competitions and smaller projects. Marc works uncompromisingly as a designer, and oversees the office’s day-to-day projects as the company’s creative director. He is the project and design manager for all the projects at WE – everything from private villas and luxury cottages, to a wide array of larger public works and multi residential developments. Aside from managing his private practice, Marc also lectures and runs workshops world wide.