Healing Trees has been shortlisted in Australia
19 Oct 2020
Our recent proposal, Habitat & Rehabilitation for Koalas in Australia as part of a Competition has been recognized and shortlisted. Healing Trees was conceived as a new connection between humans, Koalas and existing nature. A healing place filled with light and greenery, encourages a spirit of involvement, co-creation and collaboration…
Flamingo Visitor Center
04 Aug 2020
We are proud to reveal our proposal for the Abu Dhabi Flamingo Visitor Centre Challenge set in the Al Wathba Wetland Reserve. Contestants were tasked with creating a concept for a new visitor center, designed in balance with Al Wathba’s unique natural environment. It was important to us to create…
Azman Design HB Chair / Toronto Interior Design Show
16 Jan 2020
We are excited to reveal Azman Design HB chair for the first time in Toronto during during IDS (Interior Design Show) . HB Chair is inspired by the vibrancy and energy of performance sports like “skateboarding” and “ballet”, that involve performing human bodies in different moves, creating dynamic motion. As…
Pulse Exhibition / DesignTO
06 Jan 2020
We’re thrilled to be a part of DesignTO Festival from Jan 17 to 26, 2020!
https://designto.org/event/pulse/Join us Tuesday, January 16th for the free opening reception Lumas Gallery.
Urban Habitat winning a competition
29 Dec 2019
We are proud to announce that we won a new ‘Affordable Housing Competition’ to transform Canada’s housing into a more sustainable typology both in relationships of residents and the materiality of buildings.“Urban Habitat” is the result of collaboration between Hamid Shahi and Ronak Gandhi from Carleton University
organized by Marvin…
Under 30 Award
01 Nov 2019
A beautiful spread in @designart_tokyo annual Magazine that talks about how I have been selected as one of five for Under 30 Award! I am grateful for this opportunity and I had a fruitful experience exhibiting my project at the AXIS building.
Pulse Opening Reception
30 Oct 2019
Great memorable moments during my opening reception for my Pulse project during DESIGNART TOKYO inside the AXIS building. Special thanks to all my friends, colleagues and mentors who came to show support.
DESIGNART TOKYO 2019
15 Oct 2019
I am proud to unveil #PULSE during
DESIGNART Tokyo at the AXIS Building, one of the most amazing Design+Art hubs
of Tokyo. The exhibit is strategically designed to create a dynamic flow throughout
the space to allow the visitors to experience a perfect connection between
lightness and illumination.
Interview with Rogers TV
15 Oct 2019
My Interview with Celebrate Ottawa from Rogers TV during Ottawa Architecture WeekDesign 4 Community
MOR Screening in Canada was a success
10 Oct 2019
After screening our film MOR in Japan, we were so grateful to have an opportunity to screen in during Ottawa Architecture Week in Canada. It was very valuable to hear many different feedbacks from the amazing people who attended this event. Their time, energy and positive feedback on that night…
Voice of the River - OAW Talks
10 Oct 2019
It was an absolute pleasure presenting my thesis research “Rethinking the edge conditions of the Ottawa River” to amazing citizens of Ottawa during OAW Talks @oawfest .
MOR - Screening in Ottawa, Canada
29 Sep 2019
We are grateful to announce that we are invited to screen MOR, a film about The Moment of Realization and the importance of building community after natural disasters during Ottawa Architecture Week in Ottawa, Canada.Please join us at the Galerie SAW Gallery, in Ottawa, Canada on October 7th, 2019.
Voice of the River - OAW Talks
29 Sep 2019
It is an absolute pleasure to be invited to present about my thesis topic “Voice of the River” during the Ottawa Architecture Week. This year the theme is “Under Water”, where representatives from both architecture, design, and research communities will share their perspectives on Ottawa’s Resiliency, Recycling, Rebuilding, Reclaiming, Remembering…
Objet 3 Exhibition
20 Sep 2019
I’m delighted to be invited to take part of the third edition of OBJET exhibition that will take place from 11-18 October at Niavaran cultural center in Tehran, Iran.
Hello Wood Festival
07 Aug 2019
I am really grateful that I had an opportunity to participate in Hello Wood summer school and festival 2019 alongside amazing talents from all around the world. 20 amazing projects was built during one
week long, to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the festival with the theme of
Ottawa Riverkeeper’s Gala
15 Jun 2019
This year Ottawa Riverkeeper Gala was a great success and I am so grateful that I had a pleasure to volunteer and participate along all the amazing souls. I on behalf of Unify Design Art, donated one of the Unify Boxes that I designed in collaboration with Glass Artisans Alvanblour…
09 May 2019
I recently visited Barbados for the second time where I found an opportunity to learn more about this beautiful island and its amazing people. Through my explorations of existing local materials, I found a small area of non-native bamboo forest that was accessible to me to start investigating its qualities…
Successful Master’s Thesis Defense
20 Apr 2019
After 8 years of making, I’m very happy and blessed to announce that my thesis presentation defence went very well and I’m thankful for this milestone and growth
Couldn’t ask for a better Advisor, amazing Guest Critics, groups of wonderful and talented Friends and Colleagues. Special Thanks to those amazing…
Voice of the River - Thesis Defence
08 Apr 2019
I am honoured to announce that I will be presenting my thesis, Voice of the River on April 17th, 2019 at Azrieli school of Architecture and Urbanism - Carleton Univeristy.
08 Apr 2019
During our opening on Friday March 22, we had an amazing opportunity to present the underlying ideas behind the Diluvio sculptural installation and how it has drawn inspiration from Leonardo’s deluge drawings and his studies of the dynamics of the flow of water, air, light, shadows and energy. Thanks to…
City as Water Way
23 Mar 2019
I am honoured to be selected to present my research topic “City as Water Way” for Seventh Annual Carleton Art History Graduate Student Conference organized by AHGSS. With the desire of bringing more awareness to the Ottawa River and other rivers around the world, I believe in the twenty first…
17 Mar 2019
I would like to invite my friends in Ottawa to join us for a public presentation of Diluvio, a sculptural installation inspired by Leonardo da Vinci’s deluge drawings, and a reception in the MacOdrum Library beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 22, 2019
Diluvio is the result of Crossings…
16 Mar 2019
I am thrilled to announce that my new design Pulse is shortlisted for ein und zwanzig 2019 by the German Design Council. I am incredibly proud to be the first Designer to present Canada for this award competition.
An impressive international jury will designate soon the 21 winners…
MOR - Tokyo Screening
06 Mar 2019
We had a fantastic time screening our film in Tokyo. We are so grateful for this opportunity to connect with more amazing people through this film.
After screening the film, we were so grateful to have an opportunity to talk more about the film and have a dialogue around community.…
MOR - Kamaishi Screening
02 Mar 2019
On Feb 16 2019, we screened our film in Kamaishi , where many people lost their lives during the disaster and many others still carry their sad memories, but thankfully we were able to connect with the community, engage in great conversation and and get feedback from them. We learned…