Brigitte Shim is an engaged practitioner as principal in the Toronto based design firm Shim-Sutcliffe Architects working on projects around the world. She has also lectured on Shim-Sutcliffe’s built work around the world. Shim is also Professor at the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design at the University of Toronto where she has taught since 1988, engaged in core design studios, advanced design studios as well as teaching courses in the History and Theory of Landscape Architecture. She was the 2014 Eero Saarinen Visiting Professor at Yale University’s School of Architecture. Shim and Sutcliffe held the 2014 University of Auckland Distinguished Visitors’ Award, School of Architecture and Planning in the National Institute for Creative Arts and Industries. She has been an invited international visiting professor at the Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne and Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design Brigitte Shim is a current member of Waterfront Toronto’s Design Review Committee and has served on the the University of Toronto’s Design Review Committee and Canada’s National Capital Commission Architectural Advisory Board for over a decade. She has also served on numerous international, national and local design juries as a committed advocate for design excellence including the 2007 Aga Khan Architecture Award Master jury.