Silmi Farah

Silmi Farah

Philadelphia, PA, US

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As an architect, I, Silmi Farah, not only have the inclination to environment concerning design but focus on it as a social responsibility. My experience as a faculty in an architecture school helped me to motivate teams for a greater cause; helping positively to design the behavior of greater mass in energy use to step up for a sustainable design approach


Center of Environmental Building Design, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US, Research Associate

- Worked collaboratively on Mongolian Ger where my team focused on environmental performance.
-Assembled the Ger in the Pennovation center.
-Collected data for research and developed energy model for further research

Feb 2018 - May 2018

Daffodil University, Dhaka, BD, Lecturer

- Planned curriculum and conducted first year design studio and theory courses.

Jan 2015 - Dec 2015

Form.3 Architects, Dhaka, BD, Associate Architect

Associate Architect: (2014-2015)
- Developed idea, architectural solutions on institutional projects, retails and resident interiors with
managing partners supervision.
- In charge of 3d visualization team both realistic and conceptual renderings for design competitions
as well as residents, retails.

Intern Architect (2012-2014)
- Started working as volunteer in my 4th year then joined as official person by administration for
sincere performance.
- Performed complete 3d renderings and presentations of ongoing office and residents

Aug 2014 - Dec 2015


University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US, Masters, Master of Environmental Building Design

Participated in design studio focused on building performance. Other courses on HVAC design, daylighting, energy policy, environmental analysis, envelope performance, research on Green Building.

Aug 2017 - May 2018

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, BD, BArch, Bachelor in Architecture

5 Years professional degree focused on ten architectural studios. Other courses were building regulations, BIM modeling, building technology etc.

Jan 2008 - Aug 2014

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