Iranian Women Architects

4 inspiring Iranian women architects

These days, many women are working in different fields all around the world. A large number of successful people are women. Before this, there were few women in the field of architecture. But with the development of the world, architecture is no longer dominated by men. Rather, many people have come to the conclusion that architecture is a delicate and delicate work and it is better to use the skills of women in this field. The result of women’s work is far more valuable and beautiful than the work that men provide. In this article, we have introduced 4 inspiring Iranian women architects.

4 inspiring Iranian women architects

Iranian women have achieved great success in many fields. One of the fields in which Iranian women have been able to play a significant role is architecture. Architecture is a science of art. Art means Elegance.

We can conclude that women can play a greater role in architecture. Architectural works created by women are far more beautiful and eye-catching than works created by male architects. In this part, we introduced 4 Iranian female architects. Stay with us till the end.

Farshid Mousavi

Farshid Mousavi is one of the most famous Iranian women architects. She was born in 1344 in Shiraz city of Iran.

Mousavi is an Iranian women architect and a professor of architectural sciences at Harvard University in America. she studied at King’s College London.

One of the most prominent works of her architecture is the Yokohama International Passenger Terminal and the residential tower in Montpellier, France. Also, one of her most important projects is the Victoria Beckham Store.

Nectar Papazian-Andreef

Nektar Papazian is the first female architecture graduate from University of Tehran, College of Fine Arts. We can call her the first Iranian woman architect. 

She was born in the city of Arak and completed her graduate studies at one of the universities in Paris. Among her prominent projects, we can mention:

  • Institute of Professional Trainers in Karaj
  • Jundishapur University
  • Bu-Ali Sina University High School
  • Astara Customs
  • The first master plan of Tabriz
  • Parts of Tabriz University

Shiva Aghababaei

Shiva Aghababae completed her studies in the field of architecture at the University of Arts (Isfahan campus-pardis).

In 1998, she co-founded Tarh Va Afarinesh Architectural & Engineering Consultants with her partner, Mr. Mohammad Nemati, to establish an EPC company offering a full range of technical and engineering services.

Over two decades of professional design work, she has produced over 20 hotel, commercial, and healthcare projects, several of which have been completed by her construction team. This includes landmark projects like the South Tower and Esteghlal Hotel, the Kandovan Cave Hotel (Tabriz-Iran), the Safaieh 4-Star Hotel (Yazd-Iran), and the restoration of the Kowsar Hotel (Isfahan-Iran). Her most recent project, the Ibis-Novotel (IKIA) near Tehran International Airport, has been a significant success on a national and international scale.

Nasrin Seraj

Nasrine Seraji-Bozorgzad is an Iranian-origin French-British architect. Seraji arrived in Paris in 1989 after studying at the Architectural Association and working in London. Seraji was awarded the Knight of the Legion of Honor in 2011. She has taught and exhibited across Europe, North America, China, and Southeast Asia. She presently works as a Professor of Architectural Design at University College Dublin.

She has received countless titles and badges for her skill and ability in the field of architecture.