Negar Hashemi

Urban Planner, Project Coordinator, Business Development

Negar is an internationally trained architect who is passionate about exploring the interrelations of design and the society. Having studied and worked in captivating cities around the world, she believes that creating resilient and vibrant cities is the way forward.


Since moving to Toronto, Negar has focused on understanding how to create beautiful cities that work for everyone. Prior to joining Smart Density as an urban planner, she has worked on initiatives to promote community engagement in the planning processes.


Negar’s all-time favorite is hopping on her bike or taking long walks to hunt the city’s hidden treasures.

Negar's Favourites:

Favourite city to wander: Instanbul

Fav place to have coffee: Any cozy cafe on Queen West

Fav place to watch the sunset: Top of the mount Tochal in Tehran

Fav park bench: On the grass in Trinity Bellwoods