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Lida Mahabadi

Lida Mahabadi

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

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About 

Lida Mahabadi is the creative director at Nudge. She comes from diverse background including sciences, architecture, and art. She has studied at Southern California Institute of Architecture and Simon Fraser University. She is currently exhibiting her furniture design, paintings, and photographs at various galleries. Lida is an architectural designer and artist who has designed and managed projects for competition, bid & design build processes in the United States and Asia. She has completed LEED projects and previously served as project manager for an award winning recognized residential architectural practice focused on green design and contemporary design sensibilities. Lida specializes in experimental design and product exploration.

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Employment 

Nudge Design Boutique, Los Angeles, CA, US, Founder

The architectural practice focuses on sustainable design and specializes in experimental design and product explorations.

Jan 2015 - current
 

Lumiere, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architectural Designer

Lumiere is a design, development, and construction firm specializing in residential real estate in Greater Los Angeles.

May 2014 - current
 

ReVe, Atlanta, GA, US, Architectural Designer

ReVe is a premier investment, management, and development company specializing in commercial retail spaces.

Oct 2014 - Apr 2015
 

Osborne Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Project Manager

Designed and managed residential projects from the schematic design stage to bid and construction with focus on sustainability and LEED certification. Other responsibilities included graphic design, 3D modeling, rendering, materials’ research, office management, field measurements, construction site reviews, visits to the city, and client meeting management.

Oct 2011 - Oct 2014
 

Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, Photographer

Portrait & event photographer for various exhibitions and lectures at the institute.

Jan 2011 - Sep 2011
 

Asymptote Architecture, New York, NY, US, Intern Architect

Worked on various projects including the Kaohsiung Terminal competition (2nd place), archives, RFQs, and the material’s library.

May 2011 - Aug 2011
 

Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, Photographer

Photographed and documented various exhibitions and lectures at the institute.

Aug 2009 - Apr 2010
 

Education 

Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Architecture

Jul 2008 - Sep 2011
 

Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien, Vienna, Austria, Architecture

One term abroad as an exchange student at Greg Lynn's studio.

Sep 2010 - Jan 2011
 

Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC, CA, Bachelors, Science with concentration in Chemistry

Sep 2003 - May 2008
 

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