Hani Rashid - very prominent architect, known for ambitious, innovative projects around the world.
Among his recent works - two buildings in Moscow. One of the buildings - a 150-meter tower at ZIL factory which will be built by 2017.
In 1983 Hani Rashid received his bachelor's degree in architecture from Carleton University (Canada) and in 1985 received a Master of Architecture degree from the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
Rashid's academic career includes visiting professorships at several universities, including the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen, the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) in Los Angeles, the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, the Berlage Institute in Amsterdam and the Lund University. Since 1989, Rashid has been an Associate Professor of Architecture at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University in New York. In 2004, he received a professorship at the Cátedra Luis Barragán in Monterrey, Mexico and from 2006 to 2009 he was a professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. In 2000 Rashid represented the U.S. at the Seventh International Architecture Biennale in Venice, Italy.
Projects of the architect Hani Rashid
Asymptote Architecture was founded in 1989 by Hani Rashid and Lise Anne Couture. Now it is a leading international architecture company with the most innovative intelligent projects, including master planning projects, virtual reality environment as well as interiors, etc.
Asymptote’s advancements in engineering solutions and environmental sustainability have afforded the practice a broad and powerful perspective on all aspects related to architectural building design and city planning. In 2004, Asymptote Architecture was selected as the design architects of Metamorph, the Ninth Venice Architecture Biennale. Asymptote Architecture was awarded the prestigious Frederick Kiesler Prize for Architecture and the Arts in recognition of exceptional contributions to the progress and merging of art and architecture.
Asymptote's Portfolio also includes some high-profile interior work such as the New York Stock Exchange Advanced Trading Floor,the American flagship stores for Carlos Miele and Alessi and the Carlos Miele Store in Paris.
Other projects include the winning entry for the World Business Center Solomon Tower in Busan, South Korea in 2007, a large-scale cultural, hotel and performing arts complex in Penang, Malaysia and the Strata Tower in Abu Dhabi.