Harvard University Graduate School of Design Cambridge MA – Master in Architecture
Occidental College Los Angeles CA – A.B. (mathematics), studio art minor, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
- The University of Chicago Crerar Library Renovation: design and construction to renovate the John Crerar Library to become a new home for the Department of Computer Science and Computational Institute. Estimated completion: 2018. Role: Project Manager / Project Architect.
- The University of Chicago New Research Building – Phase 2 Study: planning and programing for a new 350,000 SF research building for the Institute for Molecular Engineering, Computation Institute, and other units of the Physical Sciences Division. Completed 2016. Role: Project Manager.
- Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University Michael F. Price Center for Genetic and Translational Medicine, Harold and Muriel Block Research Pavilion (227,000 SF). Completed 2008. Role: Project Architect.
- Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam Phase 2 Expansion: master plan, concept design, and schematic design for 151,600 SF new construction and 39,000 SF renovations to existing hospital complex to increase capacity from 74 to 156 beds. Clinical programs include: radiology, surgery, intensive care, coronary care, cardiac catheterization, maternity, labor and delivery, pediatrics, and a private wing. Estimated completion: 2018. Role: Project Executive.
- Aga Khan University, Karachi conceptual and schematic design for multiple new building projects as part of a phased implementation of a long-term master plan initially developed in 1999 and updated in 2001, 2006-07, and 2013. Major projects include:
- New Private Wing – 191,500 SF, 88 private VIP beds. Estimated completion: 2017. Role: Project Executive.
- Cardiac Sciences Center of Excellence – 83,000 SF. Estimated completion: 2018. Role: Project Executive.
- Center for Innovation in Medical Education – 84,000 SF. Estimated completion: 2015. Role: Project Manager.
- Ambulatory Care Building II – 131,700 SF. Completed 2012. Role: Project Manager.
- Emergency Department Expansion – 33,600 SF. Completed 2008. Role: Project Manager.
- Oncology Services Building – 42,800 SF. Completed 2005. Role: Project Manager / Project Architect.
- Faculty Office Building – 30,150 SF. Completed 2005. Role: Project Manager / Project Architect.
- Clinical Laboratory – 35,500 SF. Completed 2004. Role: Project Manager.
- Women’s Residences – 78,300 SF. Completed 2003. Role: Project Manager / Project Architect.
- Cardiac Services Building – 25,800 SF. Completed 2003. Role: Project Manager
- Ambulatory Care Building I – 27,300 SF. Completed 2002. Role: Project Manager / Project Architect.
- The College of Wooster Longbrake Student Wellness Center (10,500 SF). Completed 2002. Role: Project Manager / Project Architect.
- Aga Khan University, Nairobi New Academic Building: design for a new 189,200 SF building (with 162,200 SF underground parking facility) for a new School of Medicine and School of Nursing on a 2-acre site across from the Aga Khan University Hospital. Program includes undergraduate and postgraduate medical and nursing education, clinical skills and simulation center. Estimated completion: 2020. Role: Project Executive.
- New York Medical College Medical Education Center and Basic Sciences Building Improvements (55,600 SF new construction; 26,000 SF renovations). Completed 2001. Role: Project Architect.
- Hofstra University School of Medicine Weeb Embank Hall renovation into a new 45,000 SF medical education facility, including an anatomy lab. In association with HLW International. Completed 2011. Role: Consultant.
campus planning and design:
- Aga Khan University, Karachi Faculty of Arts and Sciences Campus Master Plan and Phase 1 Design: new 560-acre arts and sciences campus with a first phase of 2 million SF of construction. Estimated Phase 1 completion: 2020. Role: Project Manager / Co-Project Architect.
- Georgetown University Medical Center Master Plan: planning study focused on reorganization and growth of research and education facilities for the School of Medicine and School of Nursing and Health Studies. Completed 2017. Role: Project Planner for Research.
- Temple University Health Sciences Campus Framework Plan. Completed 2012. Role: Project Manager.
- Aga Khan University, Nairobi Hospital Master Planning and Programming: master plan for redeveloping an existing 280-bed hospital into a 600-bed teaching hospital within an academic medical center complex that includes a new Faculty of Health Sciences. Completed 2010, updated 2014. Role: Project Executive.
- French Medical Institute for Children Kabul, Afghanistan. Hospital Expansion Master Plan for expanding existing 150-bed hospital to 400 beds. Completed 2010. Role: Project Manager.
- Harvard Art Museums Feasibility study for expanding the Fogg Museum, in conjunction with the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Harvard College Library. In association with Renzo Piano Building Workshop. Completed 2006. Role: Project Manager.
- Emory University Woodruff Health Sciences Center feasibility study and precinct master plan for 2.6 million SF comprised of: replacement hospital (1.87 million SF, 700 beds), outpatient clinics and faculty offices (573,000 SF), translational research laboratories (186,000 SF), and underground parking (2,200 spaces). Completed 2006. Role: Project Architect.
- New York Medical College Clinical Skills Center site evaluation study (23,000 SF). Completed 2011. Role: Project Manager / Project Architect.
- SCUP Merit Award, Excellence in Planning for an Existing Campus: Temple University Health Sciences Campus Framework Plan, 2016.
- Boston Society of Architects, Campus and Urban Planning Award: Temple University Health Sciences Campus Framework Plan, 2015.
- Boston Society of Architects, Campus Planning Award: Aga Khan University Faculty of Arts and Sciences Master Plan, 2008.
- SCUP Honor Award, Excellence in Planning for a New Campus: Aga Khan University Faculty of Arts and Sciences Master Plan, 2008.
- McGraw-Hill Construction Best of the Best Awards, Best Healthcare Project: Albert Einstein College of Medicine Price Center for Genetic and Translational Medicine, 2009.
teaching, lectures, research
- Boston Society of Architects Global Practice Network: founding chair and current co-chair, 2013-present.
- AIA Conference on Architecture: Introducing the Global Practice Primer, April 2017.
- Healthcare Facilities Symposium: Legacy of Great Healthcare and Design, September 2016.
- Lecture at MASS Design Group seminar, Harvard Graduate School of Design: Payette Healthcare: on the humanistic imperative in a technocratic era, March 2016.
- ArchitectureBoston Expo: Building St. Boniface: a Case Study, November 2015.
- Aga Khan Award Symposium: Quality Design for Healthcare Facilities in Emerging Countries: Case Studies in Africa, Reggio Emilia, Italy, October 2015.
- ArchitectureBoston Expo: Going Global: Culture Shock, October 2014.
- AIA National Convention: presentation: Cultural Intersections: Designing the New Aga Khan University Campus in Karachi, Pakistan, May 2008.
- Healthcare Facilities Symposium: presentation: Sustainable Design in Healthcare, 2006.
- Roger Williams University International Fellows Program: symposium presentation: Values and Vision: Two Campuses in Karachi, Pakistan, 2005.
- Boston Architectural College: seminar on project management for Distance M.Arch. program, Spring 2011.
- Boston Architectural College: co-instructor, advanced architectural studio, Spring 2002.
- Harvard Graduate School of Design: instructor in architecture, Career Discovery Program, Summer 1998.
- Harvard Graduate School of Design: Plywood Wheelchair Research Project: research assistant: assistance in the research, design, and fabrication of a full-scale, operational motorized wheelchair prototype, exploring the potential of plywood as a high-tech material. Collaborated with Principal Investigator on design and was responsible for identifying and implementing CAD/CAM technologies for design and fabrication processes. Summer/fall 1998.
- Northeastern University School of Architecture, 2009-present.
- Roger Williams University School of Architecture, 2004-2009.
- Boston Architectural College, 2002-2005.