Ibrahim Greenidge, RA, NOMA, AIA, NCARB, co-founded BOLT Architecture in 2012 and serves as the Managing Partner. In his decade of experience, Ibrahim has designed more than $150 million of building construction. In 2017, he was appointed to serve as President of the New York Coalition of Black Architects. A winner of the 2015 Jumaane Stewart Recognition Award, his designs have been featured in the UN’s Remembering Slavery Exhibit and the Center for Architectures “Say It Loud: Distinguished Black Designers of NYCOBA/NOMA.” In 2017, Ibrahim was acknowledged as a Top 20 Distinguished Minority Architects and Designers by Architizer. He received a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the New York Institute of Technology.
As of 2023, Ibrahim served on the Black Gotham Advisory Board and ONEnyc Advisory Board. Ibrahim is a 21st-century philanthropist. He contributes countless hours as a mentor, and volunteer, attends career fairs, delivers guest talks and lectures, and serves as an assistant coach for a local NYC championship high school boys lacrosse team. He is also a global citizen, having traveled to four continents and over 20 countries.
This father of two is working on a book entitled “It’s Going to Be Brick: Notes on Culture and architecture” to be published in October 2023.