Nimisha Hakkim is Partner and Urban Designer at DAC, and has expertise in urban renewal and regeneration, building restoration and architectural design. Nimisha graduated with Bachelor’s in Architecture from the College of Engineering, Trivandrum and has since then completed her Masters in Urban Design from School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi.

She is passionate about creating spaces that speak to its inhabitants and designing cities for people with only secondary importance to vehicles. Nimisha believes that design is an evolutionary process, a principle that has been established as the core of her practice at DAC. Nimisha has led the firm to branch out into the field of Urban Design, with projects that involve the revitalization and refurbishment of noted historical assets in Calicut City.