Neeman Karim graduated from Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST) in Dhaka with outstanding results in Design, and later joined AUST as a lecturer from 2004 to 2006. She has worked at the reputed architectural and interior firm Tanya Karim & N.R Khan Associates from 2003-2006 where she was involved in the design and presentation process along with client management. She then attained a master’s degree from the University of Toronto in Urban Design. She has gained international experience by working at Bogdan Newman Caranci Inc. as an urban designer and then followed by being the design head for Yum Restaurants International in Canada.

Neeman Karim’s Profile


  • Masters in Urban Design
    University of Toronto, 2007-2009
  • Bachelor of Architecture
    Faculty of Architecture, Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh, 1998-2003


  • Oct 2014 – Present
    Chairman and Principal of Chinton Architects Ltd.
  • July 2012 – Oct 2014
    YUM! Restaurants International Canada, Design and Construction Lead
    – Managing the asset design and construction of KFC restaurants.
    – Assisted in the design and implementation of the head office for Yum restaurants Canada
  • Nov 2009 – July 2012
    Joseph Bogdan Associates Inc.(Toronto)
    – bringing wide range of experience in fields ranging in educational, residential, commercial, master planning and urban design.
    – JBA experience includes Project Architect, Schematic Design Master Planning, preparation of competition entry boards, Urban Design Guidelines and Transit Oriented Design and Guidelines.
  • 2007
    Chairman and principal Chinton Architects Ltd.
    Formed the company along with the partner to create a diversified portfolio providing architectural services for commercial, residential, institutional projects.
  • 2003-2007
    Tanya Karim N.R Khan Architects, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Royal Thai Embassy, Dhaka Bangladesh
    Project architect responsible for project management and in charge of production of drawings and contract documentation. Design of a Resort and Spa, Selekha,Bhutan
  • 2004
    Ahsanullah University Of Science and Technology, Dhaka Bangladesh
    Assistant Lecturer and Assistant Design Professor

Significant Projects


  • Head office for Uber, Dhaka
  • Local office for Agency De Development France, Dhaka
  • Start up office design for Jete Chao, Dhaka
  • Karim Residence Design, Dhaka
  • Residence Design for multi-unit- Criterion Developers
  • Head office for RSA Capital
  • RahimAfroz Batteries Head office
  • Apex Investment Ltd Head office
  • Apex Investment Ltd Gulshan branch
  • Head Office for Palmal Garments
  • Warid Telecom office, Dhaka
  • Crown Properties, Head office


  • Assisted in the design and implementation of the head office for Yum Canada
  • Design and implementation of Bistro bar, Toronto
  • Implementation of KFC modular designs
  • Concept Development Master Plan for The Courtice Main Street Corridor 2010, Municipality of Clarington
  • Urban Design Guidelines for the Master Development Plan for the Courtice Main Street Corridor, Clarington
  • Hamilton’s Transit Oriented Guidelines, Hamilton, Ontario
  • City of Brampton’s Drive through Guidelines, Ontario