Malay Shah, LEED AP

Associate Principal

Malay Shah is an Associate Principal, having joined Handel Architects in 2000. He has managed projects in New York, Washington, Raleigh, Boston and India, including residential, hospitality, and mixed-use work.

Current work includes DC Crossing, a new 800-unit residential building for Tishman Speyer, located in Washington DC's Navy Yard neighborhood. Recent work includes serving as Project Designer for a new 6.5 million sq. ft. mixed-use project in Dubai, called Aykon City, for developer DAMAC. The project, now under construction, includes 960 residential units, 1,750 serviced apartments, a 60-key hotel, and 900,000 sq. ft. of office space. Mr. Shah also served as Project Designer for the 2.25 million sq. ft. mixed-use Shangri-La Hotel & Residences in Manila, Philippines, which opened in 2016.

Previously, Mr. Shah served as Project Designer for 3303 Water Street, a 240,000 sq. ft. residential building in the historic Georgetown area of Washington, DC. He also served as Project Architect for the exterior skin design and development of West Jones Street, a 290,000 sq.ft. mixed-use project in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Before joining Handel Architects, Mr. Shah was Project Architect at Sen Architects and at Vijay Kale Architects, both in New York City. Mr. Shah has also worked as a Project Architect and Designer at several firms in India and Bhutan, where he completed a variety of projects for public and private clients.

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