Rumi Takahashi

Rumi TakahashiRumi joined SMR Architects in 2014, and her passion is to provide high quality architectural design and services to organizations that serve our community’s most vulnerable, most under-represented members. Her practice focuses on design for affordable housing, childcare, and social services.

Rumi inherited her drive for social justice from her educator/civil rights activist mother and her immigrant father. Through architecture, she found a way to apply her creativity and problem-solving gifts in service of equity and humanity. Rumi has led design efforts for diverse clientele, incorporating their unique cultural perspectives and priorities into building design.