Farhad Rahim

Farhad Rahim

Head of Lighting, Buro Happold
Farhad Rahim is an Associate at BuroHappold, with over 25 years of experience in the industry. He is responsible for the management of lighting resources, operations and delivery in conjunction with the head of department. Providing for the development of lighting designs for a wide range of projects, ranging from large residential, commercial, and retail developments, to art galleries, educational institutes, hotels and light art installations. Delivering a very ‘hands on’ approach to projects from concept to completion,
and a keen involvement with the training, development of staff for the promotion of lighting design, together with public addresses at key lighting events, conferences and coverage in publications. The ability to provide sound lighting designs which embrace creativity and art, whilst also ensuring practical applications of designs to include energy efficacy, electrical systems and controls to support schemes. Providing complete lighting design solutions catered specifically for the individual requirements of each project, with consideration for both people and use of spaces are key to his designs.