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Hasan A. Syed, GBCA, GMRAIA

Design Director, Principal

Hasan brings design leadership to a wide range of architectural and research-driven projects. He believes that design should combine aesthetics and elegance driven from performance and human emotional connection inspiring life, work, and innovation. As a Principal and Design Director in our Shanghai office, Hasan promotes a culture of design exploration and the open exchange of new ideas and is responsible for advancing each project’s design approach. With 30 years of experience in concept design and project development, Hasan has assembled a portfolio that includes the design and planning of large-scale high-rise towers, office buildings, mixed-use developments, and cultural projects. A Green Star-accredited professional, Hasan studied Sustainability Design at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. He earned a Master of Architecture, M.Arch. from METU, and a Masters in Research at the University of Florence.