Mable So

Planning & Urban Design Practice Area Leader, Principal

With a particular interest in the always-changing ways that people interact with space, Mable focuses her urban design work on creating destinations that are inviting and inspiring. As a Planning & Urban Design Practice Area Leader based in Gensler’s Abu Dhabi office, she puts her international planning experience into practice across a wide range of project types, from retail developments to financial centers. Through her broad experience, Mable has developed a deep understanding of the physical, social and cultural mechanics that contribute to highly efficient user experiences. She was one of the driving design forces behind Phase 3 of The Avenues shopping mall in Kuwait, which has become the country’s number one visitor destination. Mable graduated with a Master of Science with Commendation in Urban Design from the Bartlett School of Architecture & Planning and a Bachelor of Arts, with Honours, in Architectural Studies from Newcastle University, U.K.