SHEEEP is licensed with the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA).
SHEEEP is exploring other ways of practicing Architecture.
SHEEEP is committed to social and environmental justice.
SHEEEP is committed to building more equitable and just cities.
SHEEEP is collaborative and does not believe in being a lone design wolf.
SHEEEP is committed to meaningful community engagement.
SHEEEP is research-based, process-based, non-disciplinary, trans-disciplinary.
SHEEEP is playful.
SHEEEP is a laboratory.
SHEEEP is focused on designing a better world.
SHEEEP is cautiously hopeful.
SHEEEP is led by Reza Nik, an Iranian-Canadian architect, artist and educator based in Toronto, Canada. Reza has a background in art history and he teaches at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design. He is passionate about creating a deeper dialogue between the socio-political complexities of urban life & experimentation.
Reza is also one of the founding members of the Toronto chapter of The Architecture Lobby and he is dedicated to creating a more equitable professional structure.
You can read an article about his pedagogical research here, here, or here.
You can read his short story in Azure Magazine about Urban Inequity here.
Sam Shahsavani, Edwin Agyei, Minah Lee, Ghazal Elmizadeh