Jesse LeCavalier is a designer, writer, and educator whose work explores the architectural and urban implications of contemporary logistics. He is the author of The Rule of Logistics: Walmart and the Architecture of Fulfillment (University of Minnesota Press, 2016).
He is associate professor of architecture at the Daniels Faculty of Architecture at the University of Toronto and was recently the Daniel Rose Visiting Assistant Professor at the Yale School of Architecture.
LeCavalier was the recipient of the 2015 New Faculty Teaching Award from the Association of the Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) and the 2010–11 Sanders Fellow at the University of Michigan. His work has been published widely, including contributions to Cabinet, Public Culture, Places, Art Papers, and Harvard Design Magazine.
LeCavalier's essay, “The Restlessness of Objects,” was the recipient of a 2013 Core77 Design Award and his installation “Architectures of Fulfillment” was part of the 2017 Seoul Biennale for Architecture and Urbanism.
His project "Shelf Life" was one of five finalists for the 2018 MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program and will be on display at the Museum of Modern Art in the summer of 2018.