CV

 

Surname Afshar Naderi
Name Kamran
Date of birth Nov. 5th, 1959
E-Mail info [at]afsharnaderi.ir, kamran_a_n[at]yahoo.com
Education

Laurea di Dottore in Architecture
Genoa University, Italy
Grade 105/110

"Idea and Project in Iranian Islamic Architecture, XI - XVII centuary"

10/10 + Honourable Mention (This research is quoted by Prof. Edoardo Benvenuto, in "An Introduction to the History of Structural Mechanics", Springer-Verlag, New York, Heidelberg, Vol. II, 1993

Professional Memberships Since 1993 Order of Architects of Italy (Genoa)  Reg. N. 9182 Since 1994 Order of Architects of Iran Reg. N. 5704 – Highest grade (1st of the 3 levels) Since 1998 Partner of "Mémar Nashr", Publisher of  Mémar, a quarterly on architecture and urban design, and Shahr, an urban planning magazine.

 

Professional Experience

IRAN 1993-today

 2016    Niavaran Building 7000 sqm, Shops and Offices
2016    Golkhandan Villa, 200 sqm building on 2000 sqm plot.
2014-5    Head of the design team in the Norwegian Embassy project, contracted to Intertecno.
2015    Remodeling of the Shahr Theatre in Tehran (the underground halls, offices and public spaces around 400 sqm).
2014    Remodeling, interior design and furniture of Bayer Headquarter in Tehran (with Habibeh Madjdabadi) (reviewed by Art and Architecture Magazine – spring 2015)

2013            Façade Design for Sanamed pharmaceutics office and factory.

2013-14        Takhtejamshid Restaurant in Doha (collaboration with ATIN Construction and Design Co), architecture and interior design, 600 sqm

2013    Saadi Villa complex near Tehran (10,000 sqm plot – 1200 sqm built area)

2012    Karimi house, interior design (1100 sqm floor area)

2011    Real Estate Advisory regarding Bayer company buildings in Tehran.

2011-Present    Contract Manager of the new Embassy compound of the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Tehran.

2010-Present    Collaboration with Intertecno Engineering Firm As Architecture Consultant In The "Bonyad Office Headquarter refurbishment and upgrading Project".

2010-Present    Basic and detailed design of 20 villas in Golkhandan Residential Complex. Basic design stage.

2010-Present    Basic and detailed design of Head Optic showroom.

2010-Present    Contract Manager of the new residence building of the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Tehran.

2010-Present    Golkhandan residential complex on 15.000 sqm site, including master plan and detailed design of the land. Basic design stage.

2009-2010    Providing the Royal Norwegian Embassy with the Property Investigation Report, Tender Evaluation Report and Land Price Inquiry Report concerning the new embassy and residence buildings' plots.

2009-2011    Design and supervision of facade for Mellat Bank Branch in Tehran (Pilot design) (Nejatollahi branch)
2009    Design of facade for Mellat Bank Branch in Tehran (Pilot design) (Kafshemelli branch)

2008- Present    Collaboration with Intertecno Engineering Firm As Architecture Consultant In The "Azadi 5star Hotel refurbishment Project.

2008    Project Manager and Chief Designer of the Caspian Shopping Centre in Ghazvin, in collaboration with Khanesazi Consulting Firm.

2007-8    Design of Ebara Company headquarter in Parand industrial site near Tehran. 20.000 sqm lot and 8000 sqm construction.

2007     Site survey and geotechnical studies related to the new chancellery compound of Japan.

2007-2009     Design and supervision of the infrastructural work on the site of the Netherlands Embassy Compound related to the new chancellery and residence complex. Coordination and supervision of the detailed design and construction of the Embassy and Residence buildings.

2007     Taleghan tourist complex  on 170.000 sqm site, including master plan of the land, detailed design of 70.000 sqm, executive planning of the facilities such as restaurant, shops and outdoor spaces, typical plans for the residential units. Preliminary studies stage.

2006     Technical inspection and consultancy regarding the Venezuela Embassy building in Tehran.

2006     Design and supervision of MAN group offices in Tehran – 3000 sqm office building

2006     Design and supervision of Festo headquarter in Tehran – 8767 sqm compound, total floor area 6970 sqm-Project stopped for client's decision 

2005     Renovation of the three apartments belonging to Rauf Family in Tehran – 550 sqm

2005     Design and execution of the renovation and furniture project of self house and office in Tehran.

2005     Design and supervision of the Azimi House in Tehran – 800 sqm. Published on Mémar magazine – February March 2008

2005     Consultancy contract with Intertecno Company (Milan), as local expert, for renovation and remodelling of the Italy Embassy in Tehran

2004-5    Design and supervision of the remodelling project of the World Bank offices in Tehran.

2004-5    Design and supervision of the remodelling, reinforcing and furniture works in the Commercial Counsellor of the Austrian Embassy in Tehran. Published on Mémar magazine June-July 2006

2004-5    Design and execution of the refurbishment work and furniture in the Residence of the Netherlands Ambassador in Tehran.

2004-5    Design and execution of several refurbishment interventions in the Netherlands Embassy building in Tehran.

2004-5    Upgrading the royal Netherlands Embassy building for the safety and security measures (design and execution).

2004    Design and execution of the fire proof doors and glazing for the staircase of the United Nations in Tehran

2004     Designer and supervisor of the refurbishment project for the Italian Consulate new offices in Jordan St., Tehran – a new waiting hall has been also added to the renovated building

2004    Feasibility studies for refurbishment of the Austrian Embassy, trade section offices

2004    Interior and furniture design and execution of the Nuovo Pignone Company in Tehran (second stage) – 220 sqm

2004    Interior and furniture design and installation for the secretary section in the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Tehran

2003    Curator of the preliminary studies of the restoration project of the Italian Embassy in Tehran.

2002-3    Project manager of the project of the Iranian Embassy in Brasilia, collaborating with Shirdel and Partner architecture office.

2002-3    Designer and supervisor of the refurbishment and the interior architecture project of the Shell’s headquarter offices in Tehran (phase 2)
2002     Contractor of the restoration project of the Danish Residence ,a 19th century building in the central part of Tehran (Kooshk st.)

2001-2    Project manager and supervisor of the refurbishment and the interior architecture project of the Shell’s headquarter offices in Tehran (3850 sqm) with a particular attention to the Health, Safety and Environmental Control management and the ergonomic standards (phase 1)
    The project appeared in "Me’mar", Spring 2002

2001-4    Architectural designer of the Bibi confectionery factory in Karaj (1600 sqm)

2001    Site manager and contractor of the refurbishment and the interior architecture project of the Nuovo Pignone’s office in Tehran (220 sqm) – first stage

2001    Architectural designer and supervisor of the refurbishment works in the Conference hall of the Italian Ambassador’s Residence Compound in Tehran

2001    Architectural designer and contractor of the Kindergarten amusement park of the Italian School in Tehran

2000    Site manager and contractor of refurbishment works in the Italian Counsellor’s Residence (Mr. Morabito’s House) in Tehran.

2000    Restoration plan of the“conference Building” in the historical garden of Farmanieh (extension of the main hall).

2000    Refurbishment project of "Villa Formasa" in Gargano (Puglia - Italy)       
2000    Architectural and executive project of "Warehouse for technical instruments" in Salafchegan (Qom - Iran)   
2000    Architectural and executive project of "Office building" in Salafchegan (Qom - Iran)

2000    Architectural project of the "Villa of yousefpoor - Keshavarz", Karaj (Iran)

1999    Remodelling project and site supervision of "Italian Embassy office building" in Tehran

1999    Restoration project and construction supervision of the"Conference Building" in the historical garden of Farmanieh (the Italian Ambassador Residence in Tehran).

1999    Restoration project and construction supervision for the extension of the annex building in Farmanieh Garden (Tehran- Iran)

1997    Interior design and executive supervision of the " SET show room" in Tehran (refurbishment project)

1996    Responsible for the urban planning project of "Restoration of Tehran City Facades", the second stage, in collaboration with Mehrazan Architectural Consultant Company, for Tehran Municipality.

1996    Architectural project of “Neyrizi riding ground and sportive complex” near Karaj

1995    Architectural project of "Ekbatan Cultural Centre", the first stage, in collaboration with "Bahram Shirdel and Partners Architectural Consultant”

1998-99    Designing and supervising some architectural restorations in the historical building complex of Farmanieh (the Residence of Italian Ambassador)

1995    Participation in the international competition for Korea National museum, the project appeared in "Architecture et Urbanism", n.31,32 -1996

1994-2002    Constructional inspection of more than 60 residential and office buildings in Tehran           
1993 - 94    Employed at "Arseh Architecture and Town Planning Company" as the head architect in the following projects in Tabriz (Iran):
•    Nezami Ganjavi overpass
•    Nezami Ganjavi square and commercial centre
•    Railway  station
•    Comprehensive plan of Tabriz public squares

1993    Employed at the "Planning and Programming Department" in Municipality of Karaj

 

1987-1993 ITALY

 1992 - 93    Employed at STI - Studio Tecnico d'Ingegneria (Technical Engineering Company) in the following projects:
•    Lisichansk Polypropilene Plant (Ucraine)
•    Arak Power Station (Iran)
•    Saline Water Conversion Plant (Riyadh - Saudi Arabia)

1991 - 92    Collaboration with "Avagliano-Gambardella Architects" in the following projects:
•    Master plan for Ceranesi
•    Cataloguing of Chiavari Municipality real estates
1991    Collaboration with "Nascimbene and Panfoli Engineering Company" in the project of the Nuodong Thermoelectric Power Station (China)

1990    Employed by "Renzo Piano Building Workshop" (one of the most famous architectural offices in the world) as an architect on the following projects:
•    Osaka Airport (Japan)
•    Reusing of the FIAT LINGOTTO complex in Turin (remodelling project)

1989 - 90    Employed at "Labò Foundation", (a research centre involved in the field of computerised urban information system)

1987    Collaboration with "Studio Dueti" for elaboration of the typological research chapter of the Siena Master Plan

 

Teaching Positions

 2008 - 2009          Soureh University, Tehran IRAN
            Course:  Architectural theory and Contemporary architecture

2007              Azad University, Tehran IRAN
            Course:  Architectural theory

2001 – 2002         Khane Honarmandan (Artist’s House), Tehran IRAN
Free Post graduate courses:  Theory of architectural design and Project management

1993 – 2000        Azad University, Tehran IRAN
            Course:  History of Architecture and Architectural Design
1998 - 1999        Andisheh Cultural Centre, Tehran, IRAN
            Shafagh Cultural Centre, Tehran, IRAN
            Courses:  Design Methods and Principles


Research Projects    

 2000    "Honorarium and Services for Restoration Works", Client: Organization of the Cultural Heritage"

1998    "The Characteristics of Iranian Architecture, a critical and methodological approach", employer: Ministry of Housing and Urban Development

1997    "Iranian Industrial Architecture Between the Two World Wars"
employer: Ministry of Housing and Urban Development

1996    A methodological study for a possible approach method in Iranian Contemporary Historiography, employer: Ministry of Housing and Urban Development

1996    Theoretical studies propounding the compilation of the fundamentals of setting city facades of Tehran for the Mehrazan Architectural Consultant, Client: Tehran Municipality

1993 – 1995    For Tehran Municipalities; Ministry of Housing and Urban Development; Much research in such areas as:
•    Theoretical Basis of Studying Iranian Architectural Characteristics;
•    Approach Method of Historiography of Contemporary Iranian Architecture;

1995    A research on national and international experiences concerning restoration of city facades for the Mehrazan Architectural Consultant, Client: Tehran Municipality

1995    "Tehran City Spaces", employer: Ministry of Housing and Urban Development

1993    A critical study about the approach method of designing a new public square in Tabriz (for Arseh Arch. Company, Client: Tabriz Municipality)

 

Lectures and Interviews

Dec.  2016   Hard-Talk Moderator: Architecture for Prise or Prise for Architecture, Tehran
Oct.  2016    5 Minutes talk: Architecture and Education, Tehran, House of Artists
Jul.   2016    Architettura ed edilizia in Iran: Bolzano

Jul.   2016    Giornata di consulenza sull’Iran: architettura ed edilizia, in Pordenone
Dec. 2015    Interview in a TV show “Sepid”, Amozesh Channel .
Dec. 2015    Interview in a TV show “Taraz”, Ofogh Channel.
Feb. 2015    “Iranian architecture and the problem of Identity”– at the National Congress of the Islamic Style of life and Architecture - Elmo Sanaat University.
Feb. 2015    “Design Challenges”, at Contemporay Architec’s Association. 

Jun 2014    Reviewing Mohammadreza Ghoddousi projects, Panel with Arch. Kermanian and Nikbakht, at Ghasr Cultural Center

May 2014     “ Idea and Creativity” Seminar and Workshop at Eastern Mediterranean University in Cyprus

May 2014     'Idea and Creativity, Qazvin Azad University

May 2014     'Idea and Creativity, Organization for Engineering Order of Building, Babolsar    

Mar 2014   'Architects in challenge with business', Azadi Grand Hotel

Jan 2014       'Renzo Piano', Cine Arch, Iranian Artists House                  

Oct 2013 Parametric Design, Centre of Iranian Architectural,

October 2013         Arkimeet 13, lecture in the conference,  perspective of Iranian Architecture, Turkey (7 October 2013)

April 2012              Interview in a TVshow “ TOLOU” (15 April 2012)

January 2012     Interview in a TVshow “ TOLOU” (16 January 2012)

May 2011          “Concept: from general to detail”, lecture in the conference in Mashhad (23 May 2011)

May 2011          “Designing Ugly”, lecture in the conference in Bari, Italy (2 May 2011)

January 2011     Interview in a TVshow “ TOLOU”
July 2010     “Jean Nouvel”, lecture in the Cine Arch, House of Artists, Tehran (22 July 2010)
May 2009     “Design Process in the Architecture”, lecture in the seminar of “Design Process in the Architecture”, Shariati University, Tehran (30 May 2009)

May 2009     “Design Process in the Architecture”, lecture in the seminar of “Design Process in the Architecture”, Azad University, Hamedan (27 May 2009)

May 2009     “Today’s Architecture”, lecture in the educational course of “Iranian Contemporary Architecture”,  Urban and Architecture Studying and Researching Center of the Housing and Urban Development Ministry, Tehran (24 May 2009)

April 2009     “Corporate Architecture Design of Banks”, lecture in the seminar of “Design and Construction Process of Intelligent Agents of Banks and New Executive Methods”, Amphitheater of Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting Organization, Tehran (30 April 2009)

April 2009     “Lighting Design and Architecture”, lecture in the MIRMIRAN Institute of Architecture ceremony day, House of Artists, Tehran (22 April 2009), Published in Mémari va Shahrsazi (No. 94/95) Summer 2009

September 2008     Interview in a TVshow “ DO GHADAM MANDE BE SOBH”

August 2008     Design Principles in Architecture, 5 seminars, House of Artists, Tehran

April 2008     Interview with Radio Farhang, Haft Eghlim Program, 10 April

Feb 2008    Architecture and Taste”: House of Artists (17 Feb 2008).

Jan 2008    “Introduction to the Adolf Loos Exhibition”: organized by Kulturforum of the Austrian Embassy. Place: Mellal Palace – Saadabad complex (ex Royal Palaces). 25 Jan 2008, 25 Jan 2008., appeared on Mémar June-July 2008

Dec 2007    “Architecture and Taste”: Azad University of Ghaem Shahr (13 Dec 2007)

Nov. 2007    “Architectural Design: second seminar : Form”, Azad University of Ghazvin (14 Nov. 2007)

Nov. 2007    “Architectural Design: first seminar : Idea”, Azad University of Ghazvin (3 Nov. 2007)

July 2007         "Architecture Competitions", Interview with Radio Farhang, Haft Eghlim Program, , 25 July 2007 (3 Mordad 86).

May 2007         "Iranian Contemporary Architecture After the Islamic Revolution", Interview with Radio Farhang, Haft Eghlim Program, , May 23rd 2007 (2 Khorad 86).

January 2007     "Office Buildings in Tehran", together with Hassan Tajoddin, & Abbas Basiri, interview published on Mémar February-March 2007.  
December 2006     "We have a relatively independent architecture", interview published on Etemad Melli newspaper (in Persian), 7 Dec. 2006

November 2006     "Concept in Architecture", congress organized by the Student Committee of the Azad University, National Library, Tehran (2 Azar 1385)

November 2006    "Original Idea", roundtable about the project of Shiraz Trade Center by Bahram Shirdel, Mémar, Oct. Nov. 2006

January 2006    “Critic of Bahram shokoohian’s latest works”, House of Artists” (18.01.2006)

December 2005    “Nature of Architectural Criticism”, Participating as speaker to the seminar organized by Aga khan Award for Architecture in Kuwait City.

June 2004    “Persia look in costruzioni:: title of article in Sole 24 Ore magazine (06.06.2004)

May 2004    Gas Company Building, Mehrdad Iravanian, Mémar Magazine May 2004

May 2004     Iranian contemporary architecture after the revolution: title of an interview by Radio Lugano Svizzero (17.05.2004)

2004    Interviewed by Mémar regarding the architecture of the public buildings (Mémar Quarterly, Spring 2004)

April 2003     Interviewed by Hmashahri about he earthquake in Bam (03.04.2004), the article is entitled The Importance of Architecture when saving the life is the major issue”

January 2004      Interviewed by “Radio France International RFI” about the earthquake in Bam

December 2003       “Architecture and the society of values”, interviewed by Hamshahri magazine (December 1st) regarding the Mémar Awards for Architecture

October 2003    “Contemporary Iranian Architecture: the last decade”, Radio Farhang, 19 October 2003

September 2003    “Architecture and Function”, Seminar in House of Artists, reviewed by Mémar Autumn 2003

Autumn 2002    A critique on Farshid  Moosavi and Alejandro Zaero Polo’s Yokohama International Port Terminal, appeared in Mémar, Autumn 2002
June 2002    Interviewed by Iranian television Channel 3, concerning the profession of architecture and its current problems in Iran

June 2002    “Pioneers Movement at the Beginning of the 3rd Millenium”, Azad University of Tehran.

May 2002    “Concept in Architectural Project Design”, Azad University of Shiraz

April 2001    "Interviewed by Radio Ticino Canale 1 (Lugano, Swizerland) on Islamic architecture (April 14th 2001)

April 2001    "Iran Between Architecture and Archaeology: the Friday Mosque of Isfahan", organized by the Archaeological Aassociation of Ticino (Swizerland), appeared in the newspapers: “La regione Ticino”, April, 19th 2001: “ Iran e Islam, architettura e archeologia” andCorriere del Ticino, April 12th, 2001: “Iran con occhio dell’architetto, Kamran Afshar Naderi era ospite martedì dell’Associazione Archeologica.

January 2001    "The New Concepts of Architectural Space", The House of Artists, Tehran

November 2000    "How Buildings Lay on the Ground" "The House of Artists, Tehran

October 2000    "Exportation Development Bank", a project of Bahram Shirdel, The House of Artists, Tehran, Iran; the abstract published in Me'mar, Autumn 2000

June 2000        "Renzo Piano Recent Works" The House of Artists, Tehran

Winter 1999    Interview with Me'mar review, published in Me'mar, n.3 winter 1999

October 1999    Chairmanship of lecture series entitled "Architecture and Philosophy" and
"Architecture and People", University Students National Congress, Persepolis, Iran

July 1999    Interviewed by BBC Radio: comments on recent Tehran's Mayor declarations

February 1999    "Euralille Urban Complex and the problems of a new Metropolis", Architecture and Urban Planning Department of Tehran Municipality", the abstract published in Hamshahri newspaper, 17 February 1999 and in Hamgaman Bulletin, nn. 80-81, 1999

September 1997    "Tehran's Future Identity", Nashre Tarikh, Tehran

May 1997    "Building Technology: actual problems", Sharif Technological University, Tehran

Winter 1997    "What can be learned from past architecture", Urban Planning and Architecture Research Centre, Tehran, Iran, The abstract published in Abadi, Winter 1997

November 1996    "Propounding a New Outlook on Urban Architecture", Azad University of Khorasgan, Isfahan

October 1996         "Architectural Litrature", Nashre Tarikh, Tehran

Autumn 1996    "Architecture: Art or Industry", Urban Planning and Architecture research Centre of The Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, the abstract published in Abadi, Autumn 1996

August 1996        “Architecture and Culture”, Carpet Museum, Tehran, Iran

March 1996    "The Role of architect in ancient Iran", Nashre Tarikh, Tehran         
December 1995    "Architectural Criticism Today", Azad University of Tabriz

November 1995    "The role of architect in ancient Iran", Tehran, Iran, The abstract published in Arg-e-Bam Op. Cit.

May 1987    "The Concept of Space in Iranian Mosque", the abstract published in Le Istituzioni Collettive,… op. cit.

 

Selected publications (Architecture and Urban Design)

1    "Le istituzioni collettive nelle città islamiche", Genoa (ITALY) University Publications, 1987  
2    "A Criticism on Theoretical Fundamentals of Iran's Academies Project." Architecture et Urbanisme, N. 28-29, Tehran, 1994.

3    "A Critique of the National Library Designs”, Abadi, Summer 1995, Tehran.

4    "Architectural Language, Reconstruction of an Old Building”, Abadi, Summer 1995, Tehran.

5    Tall Buildings and Tehran Irresolute Cityscape", Abadi, Fall, 1995 (Tehran)

6    "The Combination of Opposites in Iranian Architecture”, Abadi, Winter 1996, and a special English issue on Iranian architecture, Winter 1996, Tehran

7    "The Role of the Architect", The History of Architecture and Urban Planning In Iran.  Arg-e-Bam (Abstracts of Congress), Vol. III, March, 1996.

8    "Law, Plan Regulation" (in collaboration with Mr. Reza Nassir Salami), Abadi, Spring 1996 (Tehran)

9    "Iranian Architecture Today, seeking a bridge between the East and the West", Abadi, Summer 1996 (Tehran)

10    " Preserving Cultural Heritage and Permanent Link With the Past", (in collaboration with Mrs. Soheila Beski), Iran Journal, 14 August, 1996

11    "Common Features of Urban Structure in the Islamic World", Abadi, Fall 1996 (Tehran)

12    "Presence of the Past in the Experience of Contemporary Architects", Abadi, Winter 1997 (Tehran)

13    “The Combination of Opposites in Iranian Architecture”, Abadi, Special Issue on Iranian Architecture, Winter 1997 (Tehran)

14    "Construction Technology", Abadi, Spring 1997 (Tehran)

15    "Rationalisation of Tehran's Beautiful Spaces" (in collaboration with Mrs. Soheila Beski), Abadi, Fall 1997 (Tehran)

16    "Whatever a Young Man sees in the Mirror", Abadi, Fall 1997 (Tehran)

17    "The Plan for the Organisation of Iranian Architectural Space", Architecture et Urbanisme, June - September 1997

18    " Architecture in Iran of Today and the Issue of Progress."  Me'mar, Summer 1998, Tehran.

19    "Why Architects Are Isolated", Mehr, N.68 1998 (only in Persian)

20    "Ekbatan Cultural Centre" Mehr, N. 71, 1998 (only in Persian)

21    "Architectural Space and Living Space", Me'mar, Fall 1998 (Tehran)

22    "Window", Me'mar, Fall 1998 (Tehran)

23    "An Interview with Paul Andreu", Me'mar, Fall 1998 (Tehran)

24    "Architecture and Idea", Me'mar, Winter 1999 (Tehran)

25    "An Interview with Ettore Sottsass", Me'mar, Winter 1999 (Tehran)

26    "From Idea to Form", Me'mar, Spring 1999 (Tehran)

27    “Nella battaglia d’estate Khatami per ora è in ritirata”, La Repubblica, 17 July 1999

28    “Una città quasi tranquilla dove tutto è rinviato a domani”, La Repubblica, 18 July 1999

29    “La tivù dà notizie e i giornali vanno a ruba”, La Repubblica, 20 July 1999,

30    "Effects of Iranian Construction Sciences on European Medieval Architecture:  a structure computational method of the Seljukian Era", Me'mar, Spring 1999.

31    "Moschea e Centro Culturale Islamico a Roma", Me'mar, Spring 1999.

32    "From Matter to Image”, Architecture and Culture (only in Persian language), N. 1, Tehran, Summer 1999

33    "From Form to Space", Me'mar,  Summer 1999
34    “Stage designing of Ali Rafii performance, ‘Blood Wedding’ " (only in Persian), Me'mar, Summer 1999

35    "City, Between Myth and Reality", Shahr, (only in Persian language), October 1999

36    "City, Dimensions and Elements", Shahr, December 1999 (only in Persian language)

37    "From Function to Place", Me'mar, Autumn 1999

38    "Firouz Firouz" (criticism), Me'mar, Autumn 1999

39    "Image of the City", Shahr, Winter 2000

40    "Creativity", Me'mar, Winter 2000

41    Other Side of the Bridge" on Mario Botta, Me'mar, Winter 2000

42    "The problem of Proportions in Persepolis (the Hall of the Hundred Columns)." (only in Persian language) Me'mar, Winter 1999.

43    "Some Considerations on Tehran subway Project", Shahr (only in Persian language , Spring 2000

44    "Renzo Piano", Me'mar, Spring 2000
45    "Imagination in Architecture", Me'mar, Spring2000

46    "Genoa Expo", Shahr, (only in Persian language), Summer 2000

47    "Pioneers Revive Expressionism in Their Works", Me'mar, Summer 2000

48    "Techniques of Creation", Me'mar, Summer 2000

49    "Rem Koolhaas", Me'mar, autumn 2000

50    "Kamran Diba memories", Me'mar, Autumn 2000 (only in Persian language)

51    “Building Density”, Shahr, Winter 2001

52    “Juridical Principles of urban regulations”, Shahr Winter 2001

53    “Attributes of Iranian Architecture”, Architecture and Culture, Autumn 2000

54    “Christian Norberg Schulz: From the Words to the Place”, Me’mar, Winter 2001(only in Persian language)

55    “Shamil Mohammadzadeh: the Poetical Dimension of the Technology”, Me’mar, Winter 2001 (only in Persian language)

56    “Public Works Out of Control”, Shahr, Spring 2001, (only in Persian language)

57    “Friday Mosque of Isfahan”, Me’mar, Spring 2001 (only in Persian language)

58    “The Iranian Embassy in Brazil by Bahram Shirdel”, Me’mar, Summer 2001

59    “Squares”, the Splendour of Iran, Booth – Clibborn, London, 2001, Vol. II

60     “Competitions”, Me’mar, Autumn 2001 (only in Persian language)

61    “The Last Taboo: the Issue of Progress in Architecture”, Me’mar, Winter 2001-2

62    “Urban Legislation in Italy”, Shahr, Spring 2002 (only in Persian language)

63    “House n. 3 of Mehrdad Iravanian”, Me’mar, Spring 2002

64    “The New Headquarter of a Multinational Company in Tehran: A Refurbishment Project”, Me’mar, Spring 2002

65    “Danish Architecture”, Me’mar, Spring 2002

66    “Elements of architecture”, Me’mar, Summer 2002

67     “Urban design and planning and the juridical fundaments of the urban regulations”. Shahr, Summer 2002

68    “Little Typical Public Spaces of Tehran”, Shahr, Autumn 2002

69    “Cheshmat Koor”, an essay on 2 common urban problems, Shahr, Winter 2002-3

70    International Seminar: Architecture for a Changing World”, Mémar, Autumn 2002

71    “Stone Trip”, articolo dedicato all’uso di pietre in architettura, Mémar, Autumn 2002

72    “Architecture For a Changing World”, Mémar, winter 2002-3

73    “Inside or outside of City: cemetery and mausoleum complex of Emamzadeh Abdollah”, with the contribution of Soheila Beski, Shahr Winter 2002-3

74    “The Elements Of Architecture, The Wall”, Mémar, winter 2002-3

75    “Iranian Residential Architecture After The Revolution”, Mémar (in Persian)

76    “Iranian Architecture”, with N. Kasraian (Photographer), Agah Editions, Tehran, 2003

77    “The External Limits of the Building As a Spatial Container”, Mémar, Spring 2003

78    “The Use of Stone in Today’s Architecture” (translation of the article written by Marcantonio Ragone”, Mémar, Spring 2003

79    “Manoochehr Mozayyeni Passed Away”, Mémar, Spring 2003

80    “Baharestan Square”, with Soheila Beski, Shahr (in Persian), Summer 2003,

81    “Subway”, Shahr (in Persian), Summer 2003

82    “Stairs, the Elements of Architecture”, Mémar, Summer 2003

83    “Fumihico Maki”, Mémar, Summer 2003

84    “Metallic Facades”, Mémar, autunno 2003

85    “Un lutto per noi iraniani – il mondo ci aiuti a ricostruirla”, article about the Bam earthquake, La Repubblica, 27 December 2003

86    “Floor Cermaic Tile”, Mémar, winter 2003-4

87    “Brick”, Mémar, spring 2004

88     “Architecture for Industry”, Mémar N. 25, 2004

89    “Iran’s Industrial Architecture Between the Two World Wars”, Mémar N. 25, 2004

90    “Brick From Industrialization To Nowadays”, with Kiumars Afshar Naderi, Mémar N. 25, 2004

91    Khavaran Cultural Center, Mémar, November 2004

92    Desire, Residence, Architecture, Mémar January 2005

93    Architecture as a Serious (rigorous) Endeavor”, Mémar, March 2005

94    “A Brief Look at the History of Grand MéMar Awards”, Mémar, April 2005
95    “Artificial Illumination”, Mémar, April 2005

96    “Artificial Lighting”, Mémar, July 2005

97    “The Question of Scale in Design”, Mémar, July 2005

98    “Commissioning”, Memar, September 2005

99    “Iranische Architektur: die vergangenen 30 jahre”, Stadt Bauwelt, Octobre 2005

100    “Works of Faramarz Sharifi”, Mémar, October – November 2005

101     “Bazaar”, Mémar, October – November 2005

102    “The Grand Mémar Award 2005 and Independent Tendency in Architecture”, Mémar, December – January 2005-6

103    “Renovation of the Austrian Commercial Counselor Building in Tehran”, Mémar June - July 2006

104    “Diagram”, Mémar August – September 2006

105     "Idea and Concepts In Renaissance Architecture", Pol-e Firuzeh, Vol. 4, No. 16 2006

106     "Mémar Award 2006", Mémar Dicember-January 2006-7

107     "The Impact of Architectural Criticism on Iranian Architecture after the Islamic Revolution", in Architectural Criticism and Journalism: Global Perspectives, Agha Khan Award for Architecture, Umberto Allemandi & c., Kuwait, December 2005.

108     "Design and Corporate Identity", Mémar February March 2007.

109     "Paradoxical Tehran", several authors,  Domus, March 2007, No. 901

110     "The Gardens of Paradise", a book about the properties of the Italian Embassy in Tehran,  with Houman Sadr (Photographer and Graphist), Tehran 2007 (under printing).

111    “Faramrz Sharifi”, criticism about  two villas by Sharifi, Mémar, June-July 2007

112    “Construction Detail”, Mémar, June-July 2007

113     “Shopping Malls”, Mémar, August - September 2007
114     “Current Hotel Categories”, Mémar – October-November 2007

115     “Steel Bridges”, Mémar – February March 2008

116     “Behestan House”, Mémar – February March 2008

117     “Architecture and the Environment”, Mémar – April-May 2008

118     “Façade in the Architecture of IRAN”, Mémar – October-November 2008

119     “Diplomatic Spaces”, Mémar – June-July 2009

120     “Bank Architecture and Corporate Design”, Farayande Mémari– June-July 2009

121     “Interior Design in Banks”, Mémar – August-September 2009

122     “About Reza Daneshmir”, Sharestan – Winter-Spring 2009

123     “Round table discussion with Mehrdad Yazdani” in collaboration with Amirhossein Taheri, Peyman Amiri Paryan, Habibeh Majdabadi, Ramin Safari Rad, Sharestan – Summer-Autumn 2009

124     “The Entrance”, Mémar – February-March 2010

125     “Architecture for Transportation”, Mémar – April-May 2010

126     “Surface and Subterranean Architecture”, Mémar – June-July 2010

127     “In Tehran: Imamzadeh Abdollah Cemetery” in collaboration with Mrs. Soheila Beski, Mémar – October-November 2010

128     “10th Mémar Award”, Mémar – December-January 2010-2011

129     “10 years of Mémar Award”, Winners of 10 years of Mémar Award, Appendix of Mémar 64 – December-January 2010-2011
130     “Iran at the World Expo 2010, Shanghai, China”, Mémar – February-March 2011

131     “Yakhchal Official Building, Faramarz Sharifi”, Mémar – April-May 2011

132     "Architettura e progettare il brutto", Arc.- 2-6 may 2011

133    “Architecture and Emigration”, Mémar – June-July 2011

134    “Details and Interfaces”, Mémar – August-September 2011

135    “Interview with Architects, Faramarz Sharifi”, Mémar – August-September 2011

136    “About Khosrow Khorshidi”, Mémar – August-September 2011

137    “Circulation”, Mémar – October-November 2011
138    “Il brutto nell’arte e nell’architettura”, gli atti del 1st International Congress Architecture Between Teaching and Research, Rete Vitruvio, Bari 2011
139    “Comere sonore nell’ architettura persiana”, con Volentina Romano, in musica e Architettura, Edizioni Nuova Culturea, 2012
140    “Architetural Design and Method”, Memar magazine, May-June 2012
141    “Why I Don’t Own A Big Architectural Office”, Memar magazine, Oct- Nov 2012
142    "Mémar Award 2012", Memar magazine, NOV-DEC 2012
143    "Architecture & Originality", Memar Magazine, Aug-Sep 2013
144    Editor Of Memar Magazine, August-September 2013

145    “Façade Textures”, Natura Magazine (Turkish-English), January-February 2014

146    Editor Of Memar Magazine – “Editorial Note”, June-July 2014

147     “Architect and Client”, Memar Magazine, June-July 2014

 

Competitions and Exhibitions

 2014     Jury Member of Ofogh Arghavan multifunction complex
Competition in Mashhad (May 2014)

2013           This self and That self, Exebition fpr national Architect day

2013           Member of the Jury "Top student in architecture Competition" , Center for Architecture, October 2013

2013       Member of th Jury "KHAK" Architectural Prize, Alborz Municipal, October 2013

2012          Member of the Jury in the "Memar's Grand Prize (12th edition) – See Mémar n. 75
2011     Member of the Jury in the “Mémar’s Grand Prize (11th edition) – See Mémar n. 70

2010    Member of the Jury in the competition for the “Designing of the new Kayson headquarter”, organized by Kayson company.

2010    Member of the Jury in the competition for the “Sign of the Maskan bank”, organized by Maskan bank.

2010    Member of the Jury in the competition for the “Facade and shelter design of the office building in Kish island”, organized by Saba Naft company.

2010    Member of the Jury in the competition for the “Maskan bank headquarter in Tehran”, organized by Maskan bank.

2010    Member of the Jury in the competition for the “Engineers club of the Organization for Engineering Order of Building- Gilan”, organized by Organization for Engineering Order of Building- Gilan.

2009     Member of the Jury in the “Mémar’s Grand Prize (9th edition) – See Mémar n. 58

2008    Member of the Jury in the competition for the “Science and Technology Building in Kermanshah”, organized by Physical Development Research Centre.

2007     "School Design and Iranian Architecture", organized by State Organization of Schools Renovation, in collaboration with Firouz Firouz, published on Mémar, April-May 2007

2006    Member of the jury in the competition for the SADERAT BANK corporate design (branch façade concept).

2006     Chairman of the jury session in the  "Mémar’s Grand Prize for Residential buildings" (6th edition) – See Mémar n. 40

2005     Member of the Jury in the “Mémar’s Grand Prize for Public buildings" (5th edition) – See Mémar n. 34

2004     Member of the Jury in the “Mémar’s Grand Prize for Residential buildings" (4th edition) – See Mémar n. 28
2003    Member of the Jury in the “Mémar’s Grand Prize for Public Buildings. Mr. Fumihiko Maki who participated in the jury as well, is the one of the most famous architects of the world. The news appeared in Iranian Television Channels 1 and 4 23rd and 24th of December; Iran magazine December 2003, Hamshahri 26.10.2003, Shargh 25.10.03, Iran 22 November 2003, Hamshahri 25 Nov. 2003, Mehra 10 January 2004, Yas-e-No 15 January 2004, Mémar Winter 2003-4

2002    Member of the Jury in the “Me’mar’s Grand Prize for Residential Building”, appeared in Hamshahri 2002-10-08 , Mémar Winter 2002-3, Iran 19 January 2003, Jamejam 19 January 2003, Web site WWW.Memar-award.com

2001    Member of the Jury of the competition for “Presidential Technological “Centre of  Iran: FADAK” (Tehran), appeared in “Me’mar”, Autumn 2001

2001    Member of the Jury in the “Me’mar’s Grand Prize of Architecture”, appeared in “Me’mar”, Winter 2001-2

1999    Stage setting of the fashion show in the Italian Embassy Compound in Tehran (Farmanieh)

1998    Furniture design and fitting out the exhibition, entitled “A glimpse on the East”, organized by “Italian National Institute for Graphics”, in the “Museum of the Contemporary Arts” in Tehran.

1997    Committee member of Azadi Cinema competition and member of the relevant jury.

1996    Membership of the jury of Abadi Review competition entitled "Ideal City."

1987    Curator of an exhibition and a seminar concerning public institutions in the Islamic cities,
Monastery of Santa Maria di Castello, Genova.