Infrastructure Sector Lead, InternationalToronto, ON“I don't think placemaking is only about creating functional cities, nor is it just about making space for human activity. It should be able to inspire you, to activate you, to make you feel like you belong”
Ashish Ghate is Deputy Lead, Placemaking at IBI, and oversees the International region in the capacity of International Sector Lead, Infrastructure. He is responsible for business growth, team motivation and professional development, while focusing on strong collaborations between our offices and sectors globally. Ashish also serves as the first point of contact for Buildings-sector work within the International region.
Ashish graduated with a Master’s degree in Urban Planning from McGill University in 2006 after completing his Bachelor of Architecture. He has worked on a variety of award-winning regional planning; transit-oriented-development; master planning, urban design and land use planning projects across North, Central and South America, Middle East, Eastern Europe, and India. Ashish applies his unique understanding of contextually-appropriate design that embraces the local culture and design excellence, while making an impact on communities across the world.