Speaker Profile


Job TitlePrincipal, Design Director

Company NameGensler


With more than 20 years of worldwide design experience, Shamim balances his global vision with a deep sensitivity for local context and culture. As a Principal and Design Director in Gensler’s Washington, D.C. office, he also leads the firm’s Mixed Use Practice Area. Believing that architecture and design should not only deliver solutions that benefit their locale and inhabitants but also result in commercial success, Shamim has completed a number of award-winning projects of enormous scale and complexity, including urban planning, mixed use, tall buildings, commercial office buildings, education and retail developments. He holds a Master’s degree from the University of Houston and a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from the University of Michigan.

'The function of Architecture, the steel and concrete are a given. They key is finding that elusive element, the thing that animates a project, that gives it a soul.' 


Conference Sessions


    14-Mar-2019, 16:30 - 17:15, MAGENTA ROOM

    Resisted for decades, mixed-use has emerged as the new norm for modern development and regeneration. This session explores the “live, work and play” concept:  ...

    • Language: English

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