Osama is highly involved in local and regional organizations focused on issues related to civic life. He has demonstrated a deep engagement in the local community and advocacy for design as a force for positive change. He has recently served on several boards and commissions, including the AIA Public Policy Board, the Seattle Design Commission, and the Seattle Public Schools facilities master plan task force. Osama earned a Bachelor of Art in Architecture from the University of Washington and a Master of Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania, joining LMN in 2011.
Osama’s ability to collaborate and communicate LMN’s vision has been instrumental in the success of important cultural and civic projects in the Pacific Northwest. His work is most often mission-driven, celebrating and integrating cultural and social issues with architectural and environmental considerations. Some of Osama’s representative projects include the Seattle Aquarium Ocean Pavilion, Woodland Park Zoo’s New Exhibit Pavilion, Seattle Academy of Arts & Sciences Middle School, Bell Harbor International Conference Center Modernization, and SR 520 Seattle Lids and Bridges.