has 25 years of experience in architectural design and management around the world. He graduated from Columbia University where he received the honor award for excellence in design and the Kinney travelling felowship. 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 Kahn visiting design professor at Yale University and a visiting design professor at Harvard University.
He has authored an co-edited books on contemporary design including Catalytic Formations (2011) in Chinese with additional projects, Turbulence (2011), Elegance (2007) with Hina Jamelle, Catalytic Formations (2006) in its second edition, Contemporary Techniques (2002) and Contemporary processes (2000).
has over 15 years of experience in Philadelphia and New York City, including management experience on large-scale institutional buildings.
Prior to joining CAP in 2003, she served as client partner at media consulting firm Razorfish in New York city. She 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, she 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 (2003) and elegance (2007) with Ali Rahim.