BSc BArch (Hons) RIBA
Shabnam studied architecture at the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art at the University of Dundee. She regularly collaborates with Nick Mills on various projects. Together they have worked on several competitions, of note being the York Guildhall Complex at York Riverside for which they were awarded the 2nd prize.
Shabnam has previously worked with Dixon Jones and Eric Parry Architects in London. At Eric Parry’s, Shabnam worked on developing research and engineering facilities for The Welding Institute Masterplan in Cambridge and on developing offices and accommodation for The Leatherseller’s Guild at St. Helen’s Place in The City of London.
While at Dixon Jones, she worked on the Chelsea Barracks Masterplan and the sustainability led Soil Association Headquarters in Bristol. She also worked on Quadrant 3 for The Crown Estate in Piccadilly Circus where her primary interest and involvement was in the complexities of the highly technical façade that also juxtaposes with Grade II listed existing historic fabric. The project was given a BREEAM excellent rating and was awarded Building of the Year 2012 by Building Magazine. It has also been the recipient of several other awards including a British Construction Industry Award.