Jesse LeCavalier is an award-winning 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).
LeCavalier is an assistant professor of architecture at the New Jersey Institute of Technology where he coordinates the Special Topics and Integrated Studio sequence. In 2015, he was the recipient of the New Faculty Teaching Award from the Association of the Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA). He was the 2010–11 Sanders Fellow at the University of Michigan, a Poiesis Fellow at the Institute for Public Knowledge at NYU, and a researcher at the Singapore-ETH Future Cities Laboratory. His research has been supported by the Graham Foundation, the New York State Council for the Arts, and the BMW Foundation.
LeCavalier's work has appeared in Cabinet, Public Culture, Art Papers, Monu, JAE, and Architectural Design and he is coauthor, with John Harwood and Guillaume Mojon, of This Will _ This (Standpunkte, 2009). His essay, "The Restlessness of Objects," was the recipient of a 2013 Core77 Design Award and his article "All Those Numbers" was named by The Atlantic as one of "Nearly 100 Fantastic Pieces of Journalism" in 2011.