Chief Creative Officer, SMArchS, Urban Design, MIT
Saba Ghole is an architectural/urban designer and strategist. She received her Masters in Urban Design at MIT. Her multidisciplinary explorations in painting, photography, interactive art, film, architecture and urban planning have shaped her holistic understanding of design and creative education. Her urban design experience has included innovative educational projects such as the Central Los Angeles High School #9 (a school of visual and performing arts in downtown Los Angeles) while working at Coop Himmelb(l)au, and the National Research Foundation’s CREATE project (a Campus for Research Excellence And Technological Enterprise in Singapore) and the Princess Nora Bint Abdulrahman University in Riyadh (the world’s largest center of higher learning for women) while working at leading architecture firm Perkins+Will. Saba is passionate about creating interactive art, and through her art collective that formed in 2014 (Hamsa Collective) designed and built Pulse and Bloom - one of the largest biofeedback installations of its kind. Saba is also an INK Fellow and TEDxSanJoseCA speaker.