Adib Jalal

Husband, Urbanist, Writer

Adib is an urbanist, curator, and writer whose work is a continued exploration on making our cities creative and inclusive places to live in.

He is currently the Director of placemaking studio, Shophouse & Co. and previously served as the Festival Director of Archifest from 2012 and 2013. He also co-founded the now defunct journal about Asian cities called FIVEFOOTWAY in 2007. 

He attributes his passion in placemaking from his architectural education, years in design practice, and passion for nurturing communities. Adib also lends his time as a design mentor and contributes to grassroots efforts.