Leila R. Kamal, AIA, LEED AP, has joined DSK Architects + Planners as Principal and Vice President.
Leila brings a diverse portfolio of practice and corporate leadership to the DSK team, with a strong background in design, management, and business strategy.
With deep passion for design and how design solutions can influence the way we live, learn, and work, Leila champions the power of research to inform design innovation and sustainable solutions.
As a leader and mentor in the profession, Leila is frequently sought out by clients, colleagues, and the media. Her recent invited engagements include serving as a discussant at the Yale University School of Architecture symposium, Transforming the DNA of the Built Environment, and as a featured presenter for the American Association of College & University Presidents on “Leveraging Research to Transform STEM Teaching and Research Environments.” Leila’s work has also been featured in the Harvard Business Review “Develop Deep Knowledge in your Organization – and Keep it;” Building Design + Construction; and Design Intelligence’s Quarterly Review.