Habibeh Madjdabadi, born in 1977, is one of the outstanding architects of younger generation in Iran. She started her career as an architect in 2003 in Tehran. Her work has been recognised and awarded and has widely been reviewed by the local and international media. Her artistic exploration goes beyond architecture and she is making her mark in conceptual art and design. Her realisations reveal a meticulous and continuous research about the new possibilities of using contemporary artistic approach and techniques in a local context.
She established her design office in 2000 after winning first prize in a design competition for restoring historical buildings in Iran. She has received several awards and recognitions among which are: shortlisted for Aga Khan Award 2016, Worldwide Brick Award 2014 and MEMAR Award 2014 for House of 40 Knots and Chicago Award 2014 for MELLAT Bank’s cooper façade. She is recently working on the design of Norwegian Embassy in Tehran Collaborating with Intertecno (an Italian engineering company) Materials are an important means of expression in Madjdabadi’s work and she considers them from a poetic point of view.
Madjdabadi is also recognized by her articles in architecture and design published in Iranian architecture magazines and she is collaborating with Memar Magazine as a member of the editorial board.
Collaboration with Universita IUAV di Venezia: Introduction To The Workshop “W.A.Ve. 2018″ – Dr Enrico Anguillari
Guest Lecture: “Urban Sustainability – why it is important and how it can be achieved” – Dr. Jerry Anthony
Guest Lecture: “Urban Topography vs. House Scenery” – Tatsuo Iwaoka
Guest Lecture: On Process – Mitesh Dixit
Guest Lecture: Sustainable Urbanism and Globalisation – Prof. Ashraf M. Salama
Guest lecture: ARCHITECT 2049 – Dr. Miloš Dimčić
Guest Lectures: Prof. Alfredo Brillembourg “Urban-Think Tank: Housing the City” and Haris Piplaš “Reactivating Sarajevo’s (Dis)continuous urbanism”
Guest Lecture: about design engineering culture – Professor Hanif Kara