M.A. (*1986) studied interior architecture and architecture in Detmold, Germany and Gainesville, USA. During and after her studies she worked for architects in Germany and Switzerland. After her Master degree, she worked as a freelance interior architect and started teaching and researching at the ‘Detmold School for Architecture and Interior Architecture’, a faculty of the University of Applied Sciences and Arts OWL. She has been teaching in the field of human factors and has done researches on the development of competences for young architects,
Since 2019 Ricarda Jacobi is working in a research smart city project as the design strategist. In her independent professional activities, she focuses on creating creative working environments.