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Dr Nasser Golzari, RIBA, ARB,PhD, BSc (Hons), MArch-DipRIBA Dis (Hons),  RIBA Charted Architect, is an award winning architect and researcher, his award includes;  Aga Khan Architecture Award 2013    RIBA Research Award 2016, Grand Design NACSBA  short list  2016,Constructing Communities  short list  2016   Holcim Award for Sustainable construction 2014  ,Civic Trust Nomination 2000, 1997 & 1996.  

He is the Course Leader for MAArchitecture and is teaching across a number courses including PhD supervisor at the university of Westminster. He has been a part-time academic and researcher since 1994 working and teachng in the UK and internationaly.His awards include:

Employment history:

PRESENT: Senior Partner Golzari ArchitectsDesign Studio  Master of Architecture RIBA Course Leader and Pathway Leader MA Architecture Cultural Identity, Senior lecturer MSC Architecture  Environmental Design    University of Westminster

Previous :

Design Studio leader MArch and BA Hons Architecture Oxford Brookes University

Architecture Pathway Leader Central Saint Martin CSM University of the Arts 

Spatial Pathway Leader Central Saint Martin CSM University of the Arts 

Visiting professor Nazeeer Hussein University , Karachi and Esfahan University of Arts

Chair and urban advisor to The International Art and Architecture Research Association.

Research Editor SoS International Architectural Urban and Engineering Design Magazine

Co-editor and founding member, A3 Times Architectural periodical magazine. Assistant tutor University of North London.

Visiting critique at schools of architecture at the University College London, Architecture Association,  East London University, Glasgow, Bath ,Edinburgh .

Research

Main research activities on subjects of Urban Design, sustainability

2004- 05 New Towns for Compact Cities - culture and economic  sustainability

2004-05 'Walled city - London Docklands'

2004 -05 'London Post colonial Hyper Modern city' Urban Planning Symposium

2003- Investigations on vertical Gardens, green roofs and natural cooling system for a prototype green Office - In association with Pierre d'Avoine Architects and London Metropolitan University

2002- Research on energy efficiency methods, courtyard climatic house with solar chimneys- in association with Pierre d' Avoine Architects, Universities of Oxford Brookes and London Metropolitan University as energy consultant. Sponsored by Iranian Fuel Conservation organisation.

2002- Research on prefabricated-ready made housing

Technologies with Pierre d' Avoine Architects.

2000- Works and writings of Hugo Haring and the secret of form with Peter Blundell Jones and Sheffield University. Sponsored by the Arts Council of England and private practice.

1996 - Vertical and suspended gardens with courtyard live work units and different living Manchester.

1996- Living types social housing SRB bid, London.

1994- The architect, Hans Sharoun, projects and works. Sponsored by the Arts Council, Foundation

for Sports & arts, A3Times magazine, Universities of Sheffield South Bank and North London in

collaboration with Peter Blundell Jones and Academi De Kunst Berlin.

1994- Short and long term living types, suspended gardens and collective living ideas Neruppin

Germany researched with the students at Uniuversity of east London and CGArchitects.

1988- Proposal for self-build energy efficient house in collaboration with University of North London

and Tower Hamlets Housing department and the centre for alternative technology.

1887- Research on Erich Mendelsohn and the Bexhill Pavilion works and writing sponsored by private practices, A3Times magazine and Bexhill pavilion.

1986- Research on British Modern architecture 100 years.

Publications

For details of all my research outputs, visit my WestminsterResearch profile.