Layers of Girona
02 Mar 2017
“Layers of Girona” is a video documentation of my visit to a wonderful city in Spain.
03 Feb 2017
23 Nov 2016
Capturing the moments
17 Nov 2016
Steam Canoe comes to OMI Sculpture Park in NY
23 Oct 2016
I am delighted to announce that our Steam Canoe project has been moved permanently to OMI Sculpture Park in Ghent, New York. In addition, this project received an award at the Materialica Expo in Munich. Many thanks to Mark Tholen, our professor at OCAD University and all our teammates for…
Masters of Architecture
11 Sep 2016
I am honoured to be accepted to start my new journey at Azrieli School of Architecture & Urbanism - Carleton University. My aim is to go through this Professional Academic Training to learn and get inspired from some of the amazing professors and talented colleagues in order to build some…
Canadian Chinese Alumni Association
20 Aug 2016
For the second time, I had a pleasure meeting The Consul General of the People’s China in Toronto, Mr. XUE Bing and Mrs.XUE, their wonderful team as well as some of the talented Canadians, who participated in studying and researching in China. In addition, I’d like to congratulate my lovely…
The 2016 Convocation Ceremony of OCAD University
11 Jun 2016
Congratulations to all Spring 2016 graduates. Completing an undergraduate degree is an important and significant achievement and I am very proud of all of us.
I would like to take this opportunity once again and officially thank my family, my professors and mentors as well as my amazing talented friends.…
29 Apr 2016
I would like to take this opportunity and invite all my lovely friends to take some time to visit OCAD University Graduation Exhibition. I promise it would be an amazing inspiring experience. I personally experienced a great journey at OCADU and met a lot of wonderful and talented friends who…
An Ed / Id Silent Auction
25 Mar 2016
Video documenting some of the amazing moments of our last night’s silent auction at the Umbra store. Thanks to our dedicated Events Committee, Faculty as well as everyone who attended to support. Looking forward to a successful Graduate Exhibition during month of May.
20 Mar 2016
Happy Spring to all the lovely people on planet of earth and Happy Persian New Year to those who celebrate Norooz. Wishing everyone the best health with full of happiness and success.
Hamid Shahi and Spring Time
The Steam Canoe Documentary
19 Mar 2016
A great short documentary film by Rikako Takahashi on our Steam Canoe Winter Station. Special Thanks to Mark Tholen and rest of the team.
Behind the scenes of our winter station
20 Feb 2016
A video documenting the installation of the steam canoe winter station on the edge of Toronto’s Woodbine beach.
OCAD U Design & Build during Toronto Winter Stations Design Competition 2016.
A collaboration with Curtis Ho, Jungyun Lee, Monifa Onca Charles, Reila Park, Lambert St‐Cyr, Jaewon Kim, Jason Wong, Hamid Shahi,…
The Steam Canoe is complete
17 Feb 2016
I am honoured to announce that our winter station is complete and the steam canoe will be on the edge of Toronto’s Woodbine beach until March 20, 2016 to keep all the lovely visitors warm. A collaboration with Curtis Ho, Jungyun Lee, Monifa Onca Charles, Reila Park, Lambert St‐Cyr, Jaewon…
12 Feb 2016
After attending two amazing events in Tokyo, I finally had a privilege of presenting my first #PechaKucha along side my teammates from OCAD U. Good news is that our Winterstation Installation “The Steam Canoe” is almost ready to be placed on Toronto Beaches.
Winning Second Prize at Kentwood Design Challenge
12 Feb 2016
I am pleased to announce that my collaboration with Victor Mancini has resulted in another victory and we won the second prize designing and building an Installation for Kentwood at the Toronto 2016 Interior Design Show. #hamidshahi #victormancini
Kentwood IDS Design Challenge
23 Jan 2016
I am pleased to announce that our Installation has been chosen as one of the finalists for Kentwood at the Toronto Interior Design Show. I would like to take this opportunity and invite all our friends to this year’s amazing show. We look forward to seeing you all.
Winter Stations Design Competition
12 Jan 2016
With an absolute privilege taking part of 2016 Winter Stations Competition along with some of the great talents from OCADU, I am pleased to announce that our proposed design “The Steam Canoe” is going to be shaped into reality on Toronto’s waterfront during February 15 until March 20.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
24 Dec 2015
Wishing you a year filled with Love, Happiness and Prosperity.
Lexus Design Challenge Finalist
24 Nov 2015
Through my collaboration with Victor Mancini, working on multiple projects for Lexus Design Challenge, I am pleased to announce that my project “Diamond Motion” has been selected as one of three finalists for Lexus at the 2016 Canadian Auto Shows.
Hamid Shahi and Victor Mancini
Community Works Around Us
16 Nov 2015
With the serious crisis and the horrific terrorist attacks around the world, we are facing a real insecurity. As an architectural designer I still feel that there is hope to create a safer and more collaborating environments around us. Aim of this post is to remind my self and my…
The Relation with Ceramics
11 Oct 2015
With over thousands of years history, I am pleased to take you to a place where main characters are not the objects, but the people who create these objects. ”The Relation with Ceramics” is the documentation of my experience along with my works, drawing on these beautiful shaped vases during…
Future of Retail Workshop
05 Oct 2015
“As a consumer what should the futures of retail look like in 2040”. This was the main question being asked through out a 3 day workshop where co-creation attempted to unravel the question using the Team Syntegrity protocol. With high interest in future of architecture and design, I had a…
Interview with Japanese Newspaper
28 Sep 2015
“Nikkan Iwate Kensetsu Kogyo Shinbun” is one of the Daily Iwate Construction Engineering Newspaper that they interviewed me while I was volunteering at a community house in Kamaishi, Japan. This article focuses mostly on interior repainting part of it and it introduces the non profit organization, their team members and…
Internship at II BY IV DESIGN
17 Sep 2015
II BY IV DESIGN is an inspiration for me. It is truly a honour to work as a part time design intern with some of the best Canadian Designers at this award winning firm.
Hamid Shahi and II BY IV Design