Liyah George

Liyah George

Ann Arbor, MI, US

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Liyah George is an architect and designer with an interest in design principles grounded to context and culture, and in understanding the relationship between sustainability and architecture both through material detail and urban scale regimes. She earned her Bachelor of Architecture degree from Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi, India. She is currently a graduate student at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Prior to graduate school, Liyah has worked as an architect at Atkins, Dubai.

During her three years of practice, she has worked with some of the leading architects in the region. She has worked in design teams on medium and large-scale architectural projects and has collaborated with various engineering disciplines, interior designers, and consultants. Her professional experience in Atkins has helped her bridge the gap between design and execution. 



WS Atkins&Partners, Dubai, AE, Architect

Aug 2016 - Apr 2019

WS Atkins&Partners, Dubai, AE, Intern Architect

Jan 2016 - Jul 2016


University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2019 - current

Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi, Ranchi, IN, BArch, Architecture

Jul 2011 - May 2016


Sonic Scenographies Research Grant, Grant

Awarded the Sonic Scenographies research grant that catalyzes experimental collaboration at the intersection of performance, music, theatre, dance, architecture, and digital space. Project Title 'Dynamic Soundscapes'.


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