Hashim Sarkis is an architect, educator, and scholar. He is principal of Hashim Sarkis Studios (HSS), established in 1998 with offices in Boston and Beirut. He is also the Dean of the School of Architecture and Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) since 2015.
Sarkis has recently been appointed curator of the 17th International Architecture exhibition at the 2020 Venice Biennale (now delayed to 2021).
The architectural and urban projects of HSS include affordable housing, parks, institutional buildings, urban design, and town planning. HSS has received several awards for its projects, which have been exhibited around the world as well as published extensively. Sarkis is the author, co-author, and editor of several books and articles on modern architecture history and theory.