Head of Social Innovation, Airbnb
2015-2018

Representative Projects:
Rural Revitalization: Developed and led community based travel experiences that support historic preservation and cultural resiliency in East and Central Asia and the MENA Region.
Amman Marketplace: Marketplace for cultural tours, crafts and cooking experiences hosted by underserved populations and community engagement.
Open Homes: Collaborated on humanitarian program to provide free temporary housing for those displaced by natural and man-made disasters
Also conceptualized and developed house concerts and livelihoods programs, all transitioning to the core business.

Founder and Design Principal, Small Works
2012-2018

Representative Projects:
Twelve re-deployable schools for Syrian refugees, Jordan
Housing Pavilion, Milan Expo 2015, Italy
Otra Nation, United States & Mexico
Kabul Urban Planning Strategy, Afghanistan

Managing Director, Jolie Pitt Family Foundation
2013-2015

Representative Projects:
MDR-TB and HIV/AIDS Children’s Hospital, Ethiopia
Wildlife Conservation, Namibia
Community Development, Cambodia

Co-Founder and Executive Director, Architecture for Humanity
1999-2013

Representative Projects:
Post-disaster reconstruction in Grenada, Haiti, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and USA
Open Architecture Network (TED Prize)
FIFA Football for Hope Centers (20 centers across Africa)
Mobile Health Clinic to Combat HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa
Transitional housing for Returning Refugees in Kosovo

Project Architect, Gensler, NYC, NY
2000-2002

Representative Projects:
Lehman Brothers, NY, NY – Primary member of 9/11 disaster recovery team
School for the International Center of Photography, NY, NY
Office renovations for Goldman Sachs, Baron Funds and Weil, Gotshal & Manges, NY, NY
Fresh Kills Landfill, NY, NY – 30-year plan for transforming landfill into usable public space

Project Architect, Lauster Radu Architect, NYC, NY – 1998-2000

Representative Projects:
Union Health Center, NY, NY – A primary healthcare facility for UNITE!
Restoration of the Brancusi Sculptural Complex, Targu-Jiu, Romania
Harlem Redevelopment Plan, NY, NY – 15-year urban redevelopment plan
Park Slope Food Coop, Brooklyn, NY – New retail/commercial spac

Asst. Architect, Steve Blatz Architects, NYC, NY –1997-1998

Representative Projects:
GUM Department Store, Moscow, Russia
15 pop-up stores in Europe, Africa and North America
DKNY, Harvey Nichols, London, UK – Renovation of retail space

Education
University of Westminster, London, UK – Honorary Phd in Architecture
Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, London, UK – Pre-Diploma in Architecture
University of Westminster, London, UK – BA (Honors) in Architecture

Advisory Roles and Volunteering
Over the years Cameron has held advisory roles for a number of non-profit organizations and civic institutions including the Ontario College of Art and Design, USAID and the Design Futures Council. Currently he serves on the advisory board of Armory of Harmony, transforming decommissioned weapons into high school musical instruments.

Teaching Engagements
Visiting Faculty - University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN; Montana State University, Bozeman, MT and University of Southern California, LA, CA

Books, Film and TV
MBS TV, Kyoto, Japan Spring 2018
Iconoclast: Cameron Diaz and Cameron Sinclair
Design Like You Give A Damn: Building Change from the Ground Up [Abrams, 2012]
Design Like You Give A Damn: Architectural Solutions to Humanitarian Crises [DAP, 2006]
TED Prize Talk 2006
Ted Talk 2009
CAA Speaker Profile

Major Awards
2017 Impact Design Finalist
2015 AR_EA Commendation - Re:Build
2013 CSDP Vision Award - Cameron Sinclair and Kate Stohr
2012 Building Peace Award
2010 Green Building Super Heroes by USGBC of Northern California
2009 Royal Society of Arts Bicentenary Medal
2009 Treehugger: Best Humanitarian Designer
2008 National Design Award - Cooper Hewitt
2008 Young Global Leader - World Economic Forum
2006 AIAS Presidential Citation
2006 Ethical Award: Innovation of the Year - Observer Newspaper
2006 21 Under 40 - Contribute Magazine
2006 Rave Award (Architecture) - Wired Magazine
2006 TED Prize - Sapling Foundation
2005 Index Award (Community)
2005 Lewis Mumford Award for Peace - ADPSR
2004 Design for Humanity Award - American Society of Interior Designers
2004 Fast ‘50’ Award – Fast Company Magazine
2003 Nice Modernist Award – Dwell Magazine