Tanya Ismail

Tanya Ismail is a graduate of the SMArchS program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her primary research explored sustainable strategies for improving the thermal comfort and resource efficiency of architecture and urbanism in hyper arid regions. She was a research assistant with the Sustainable Design Lab producing an urban building energy model for Abu Dhabi.

Tanya holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Nottingham and a Masters of Science in Construction Economics and Management from University College London. Prior to joining MIT in Fall 2014, she worked for several years in Doha and London.

2016 SMArchS ThesisPassive Architecture Tool for Exploratory Design: Case of Qatar