ALI RAHIM Ali Rahim is the founding Director of CAP NY Shanghai. Rahim has twenty five years of design and management experience in Boston and New York City.
Ali Rahim holds a Masters Degree in Architecture from Columbia University, where he won the Honor Award for Excellence in Design and the Kinney Travelling Fellowship. Active in education, Rahim is a Professor of Design at the University of Pennsylvania and has previously served as the Zaha Hadid Studio Visiting Design Professor at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, the Louis I Kahn Visiting Design Professor at Yale University and a Visiting Design Professor at Harvard University.
Ali Rahim has authored and co-edited books on contemporary design including Catalytic Formations (2011) in Chinese with additional projects and texts, Turbulence (2011), Elegance (2007) with Hina Jamelle, Catalytic Formations: Digital Design (2006) in its second edition, Contemporary Techniques (2002) and Contemporary Processes(2000).
HINA JAMELLE Hina Jamelle is Director at CAP NY Shanghai. Jamelle has over fifteen years of design experience in Philadelphia and New York City, including management experience on large-scale institutional buildings.
Prior to joining CAP in 2003, Hina Jamelle served as Client Partner at media consulting firm Razorfish in New York City. Jamelle holds a Masters Degree in Architecture from the University of Michigan, where she won the University wide Martin Luther King Leadership Award.
Active in education, Hina Jamelle teaches graduate design studios at the University of Pennsylvania. She is involved in an ongoing partnership with DuPont and Corian to develop new materials for construction.
Her books include a forthcoming publication titled Migrating Architectural and Structural Formations (2013) and Elegance (2007) with Ali Rahim.