Tanzeem Razak is the director and founding partner of the practice Lemon Pebble Architects in Johannesburg, South Africa. She graduated from the University of Witwatersrand with a BArch and in 2004 graduated with an MArch (Cum Laude)in Human Settlements from the Katholieke Universiteit in Belgium.
Razak is a passionate advocate for spatial transformation in South African cities and her focus is on design in areas of limited resources. She currently heads a creative team that works on creating public buildings and housing within the Post-Apartheid urban context. Social regeneration remains the underlining theme of her writing and built work.
Whilst mainly in architectural practice, Razak feeds her work by remaining involved in academia.
She has taught and lectured at the University of Witwatersrand and University of Cape Town. She is a longstanding Masters Thesis examiner at the University of Cape Town, University of Witwatersrand and the University of Johannesburg.