Amie Shao

Boston, MA, USA

Amie Shao is a Principal with MASS Design Group, where she oversees research focusing on health infrastructure planning, design, and evaluation. She also leads the MASS.Made team in interior design, including space planning, testing and fabrication, and furniture design for office and healthcare spaces. Her work is aimed at engaging and empowering stakeholders in the design process; creating human-centered environments that are functional, adaptable, and mission-driven; supporting and substantiating the impact of design on health, social and environmental outcomes; and translating research into guidelines that can be used to advocate for policy change.  She received her Master of Architecture and a Certificate in Urban Policy & Planning from Princeton University. Prior to joining MASS she worked for the Office for Metropolitan Architecture, Beijing, WORK Architecture Company, New York, and EnSitu SA, Panama.