Susanne Pini is a Principal and the National Director of Mixed Use, Urban Living and Workplace at HDR. With more than 25 years’ experience, her leadership of benchmark city-shaping projects has earned her peer and industry recognition. Inspired by a desire to do more than simply design buildings, Susanne’s projects are pivotal in creating truly catalytic urban transformations for the communities and clients she works with. Susanne is passionate about the role architects play in designing for human connection and wellness, and the impact our cities have on social learning. A thought leader in her field, Susanne is published in leading industry journals, is a frequent media contributor, and regular keynote speaker.