Authors/kamran afshar naderi
Kamran Afshar Naderi was born in 1959 in Mashhad, Iran. He started his studies in architecture in 1977 in Tehran university. In 1980 he moved to Italy and resumed his studies at the University of Genoa, where he graduated in the field of architecture. His thesis concerned the methodologies of design in the ancient Iran from the 11th to the 17th century.
Since 1993, Afshar Naderi has taught at Islamic Azad and Soureh Universities of Tehran (non continuously). Afshar Naderi has published about 150 articles and 3 books about Iranian and contemporary architecture. His essays and interviews are published in Iran, Italy, England, Switzerland, Kuwait, Turkey, Cyprus and Germany. His papers about the “design process” are used as university textbook in Faculty of Architecture of Azad University. In 1998,Memar Magazine was founded by Afshar Naderi, Seyed Reza Hashemi and Soheila Beski. Since 2009 he collaborates with Iranian Architecture Center for delivering seminars and holding educational workshops related to architecture.
His professional career started in 1986 in Italy. Until 1993 he collaborated with several well-known Italian and international companies such as Renzo Piano Building Workshop. As a design team member, he was involved in Kansai Airport (Osaka) and Lingotto rehabilitation projects (Turin). During his stay in Italy he worked out several industrial and urban design projects. In 1993, he established his own office in Tehran. Since that time he performed several projects for international organizations and companies: Italian Embassy, Italian School, Danish Embassy, Austrian Embassy, Netherlands Embassy, Japanese Embassy, Norwegian Embassy and others.