Brigitte Shim, along with her partner A. Howard Sutcliffe, formed their architectural design practice Shim-Sutcliffe Architects in 1994, reflecting their shared interest and passion for the integration and interrelated scales of architecture, landscape and interior and industrial design. They have received thirteen Governor General’s Medals and Awards for Architecture and an American Institute of Architects National Honor Award along with many other professional accolades for their built work ranging from projects for non-profit groups to public and private clients. Shim is also a Professor at the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design at the University of Toronto. She was a board member of Build Toronto, the real estate and development corporation created to generate value from the City’s real estate assets and Mooreland’s Community Services—a Toronto non-profit charity helping inner city children and youth affected by poverty since 1917. She is a Senior Fellow at Massey College in the University of Toronto and their College Architect.