Sania Shifferd, Principal | Associate Director – Austin Office Lead
Sania brings more than 32 years of extensive experience in architecture, interiors and business development. Her work spans the markets of high tech, creative office, corporate office, shell office, full-service interior design, higher education, institutional, residential, renovation and due diligence, recreation, hospitality and sustainable design. Her understanding, problem-solving and decision-making approach results in fully coordinated projects that integrate architecture and interiors with a unified design expression and an emphasis on quality.
Ms. Shifferd leads all Greater Austin pursuits and provides design direction throughout the IBI Group education, mixed-use development, commercial, interior space build-out and civic design practices. Her focus includes driving adaptive re-use, residential and hospitality opportunities. Sania’s experience is both rich and unique, and is invaluable for keeping aligned with much of what’s trending in the Texas markets. She is currently a Board Member of the Downtown Austin Alliance; sits on the Communication, City of Austin Policy and Regional Issues Committees for the Real Estate Council of Austin; and is also a LEED® accredited professional.