Director of the DC Office
Director of the firm's Washington, DC office, Hany Hassan's career spans more than 30 years. His design and technical knowledge extends to planning, urban design, and architectural design for new construction, renovation and additions for major governmental, commercial, corporate and institutional clients. Mr. Hassan has taught design and architecture at Cairo University, Egypt; New York University; and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Notable projects include: Design Partner for the modernization and expansion of the Old District of
Columbia Courthouse, an historic landmark under the General Service Administration's Design Excellence Program; and the United States Diplomacy Center and Museum for the Department of State. In addition to being designer for a new mixed-use project for Rosslyn Central Place, Virginia, he is also Partner-in-Charge of the Smithsonian Institution's Mall-wide Perimeter Security Plan, which includes ongoing work at the National Museum of Natural History, Patent Office Building, Freer Museum, Renwick Museum, and "The Castle." Mr. Hassan's diverse architectural
expertise includes historic structure reports for the Richmond Main Street Station, Virginia, and ongoing work or the National Park Service National Capital Region. Planning projects include: University of Maryland Eastern Shore Master Plan; Anacostia Waterfront Initiative; the Newseum (urban design and design guidelines); and the urban design and alternative analysis for the National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall. Mr. Hassan received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from Cairo University in Egypt.