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Higher Education Office Building

Fairfax, VA
June 10, 2024

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Yale University, School of Architecture, New Haven, CT

Master of Architecture

Baha'i Institute for Higher Education, Tehran, Iran Bachelor of Architecture

Baha’i Institute for Higher Education, Tehran, Iran Structural Engineering,120 Credits

Senior Designer, Lessard Design, VA

Managed the interior design of the amenity spaces of two office conversion projects in VA and DE from concept to design developement.

Designed the facades of a parking garage, office building and hotel in Town Square Suiteland Federal Center, Prince George's County, MD. Participated in couple of office conversion studies in DC, including Portals office Building. Technical Designer, Gensler, DC

Participated in concept design, SD and DD phase of the interior of new Terminal 1 in JFK. Participated in concept design of a law firm in DC. Participated in concept design of the interior of a performance art center in the Dome Atlantic Park, Virginia Beach.

Architectural Designer, Grimshaw Architects, NYC

Participated in visioning study for a sustainable residential development in Red Stick Ridge, Vero Beach, Florida.

Participated in design and preparation of the reports, concept drawings, SD & DD phase, working drawings and FF&E package of the new children learning center and admin workspace in Terra- The Sustainability Pavilion /Expo 2020 Dubai- Legacy phase. Participated in concept design for the Dubai metro green and red lines’ extension. Head of Design for the Canadian School of Medicine in Kazan, Russia Provided the concept design and master plan for the Canadian School of Medicine in Kazan. Architectural Designer, Newman Architects, New Haven, CT Designed and prepared the SD drawings for a residential complex that used the principles of

“Passive House”.

Assisted with the design and provided the renderings/drawings for competition entries including Meriden Library Renovation and Addition, Olin Gallery at Wesleyan University. Assisted with the design and drawing of a new student kitchen in Timothy Dwight Collage at Yale University and worked on the CD set of the Yale Timothy Dwight College renovation. Participated in the feasibility study and programming of a mixed used project for Exeter University. Designer and Fabricator, Kent Bloomer Studio, New Haven, CT Fabricated the aluminum figures on an 11-foot architectural ornament named Puzzleball that was installed on Bridge University’s theater rooftop. Participated in the design of the details and the connections of the figure.

Structural Coordinator and Intern, YSOA Building Project, New Haven, CT Junior Designer, Saniee Architects, Greenwich, CT

Provided the CD drawings of a residential building in New York and the renovation of the Green Acre Baha’i School in Eliot, Maine.

Architectural Assistant, Universal Design, San Diego, CA Assisted with the schematic design of Copley Symphony Hall’s entrance and outdoor auditorium for San Diego Symphony Summer Pops.

Designer, Mehrazan Consulting Architects and Planners, Tehran, Iran Involved in the architectural and landscape schematic design of a 7500-unit residential building in Golbahar City, Mashhad, Iran.







Aug 2023 - May 2024

May 2021- Aug 2023

Aug 2019 - May 2021

May 2019 - Aug 2019

Mar 2018 - May 2019

Jul 2017 - Mar 2018

Jun 2015 - Aug 2015

Jan 2013 - Aug 2013

Jan 2012 - Jan 2013

Sep 2011 - Apr 2012


Soane Foundation Fellowship

An international fellowship that funds a research residency at the Soane Museum oriented towards academic research related to any aspect of the work of Sir John Soane or Sir John Soane’s Museum

Yale School of Architecture Drawing Prize

Awarded each year to a graduating student for excellence in drawing and a strong personal graphic style of presentation of architectural ideas. James Gamble Rogers Memorial Fellowship, Yale School of Architecture Awarded annually to a student who has demonstrated exceptional skill in design. Rome Travelling Fellowship, Yale School of Architecture 2018 - 2019





2017- Present
















Lecturer (online), Baha’i Institute for Higher Education, “Second Year Undergraduate Studio”,

“Undergraduate Thesis”, “Construction Project”, “New Material and Structural System” Yale School of Architecture Final Review Critic, Courses: “Craft, Materials, and Digital Artistry”,

“Ornament Theory and Design”, “Drawing and Architectural Form” Teaching Assistant, Yale School of Architecture, “Craft Material and Digital Artistry” with Kevin Rotheroe

Graduate Teaching Fellow, Yale School of Architecture, Visualization I with Trattie Davis & Miroslava Brooks

Second year core studio with Joel Sanders

Teaching Assistant, Yale School of Architecture, “Building Technology” with Alan Organschi and Adam Hopfner

Cover Illsutration/Drawing for “The Routlage Companion to Smart Design Thinking in Architecture and Urbanism”, Routladge 2024

Drawings for chapter 10, ”Place, Meaning and Attachment: Authenticity, Heritage and Preservation”, Routledge 2020

Drawings for chapters 8 and 22, ” The Routledge Companion to Paradigms of Performativity in Design and Architecture”, Rroutledge 2019

“Missing Landscape” and “Ecological Design”, Retrospecta 40, YSOA Co-Editor with Paul Rasmussen, “ Visualization I, 2016”, YSOA

“Urban Hub”, ”Main Stage” and “Ruins of Beinecke Library”, Retrospecta 39, YSOA YSOA Gallery Exhibition, “Out with a Bang!”, “ Urban Hub” featured Drawings for the chapter of “Performativity”, The Routledge Handbook of Architecture Design and Practice; Established and Emerging Trends

“ Visualization II drawing”, Retrospecta 38, YSOA

“City of 7 Billion” Exhibition, Assisted in fabrication of a plaster, acrylic map model of an exhibition curated by Joice Hsiang and Bimal Mendis, YSOA gallery Publication/Exhibition

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