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William Tashakori

William Tashakori

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

William received his Master of Architecture degree, with distinction, from the Savannah College of Art and Design.  He is a Doctor of Architecture candidate at the University of Hawaiʻi, focusing on how design, through the rigorous process of research, speculation and experimentation, can yield an innovative, engaged architecture in an era of diminished natural resources. 

William comes to Los Angeles from New York where he directed the design efforts of his firm’s work with an emphasis on luxury residential, commercial interior and cultural/entertainment project typologies.  His work has been published in the New York TimesArchitectural Record and featured in the Wall Street Journal and Billboard.  William is also the recipient of the International Interior Design Association’s Calibre Award for the iHeartRADIO Theater in Los Angeles, California.

William Tashakori joined Arshia Architects as Principal to develop the firm’s projects, manage the professional staff and direct the commitments of the office.  He continues to be actively involved with design, documentation and contract/construction administration.

Employment 

Arshia Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Principal

William Hallisky joined Arshia Architects as Principal to develop the firm’s projects, manage the professional staff and direct the commitments of the office.

Aug 2016 - current
 

Luckett & Farley, New York, NY and Louisville, KY, Design Director | Media + Entertainment

Apr 2011 - Jun 2014
 

Meridian Design Associates, Architects, PC, New York, NY, US, Vice President

Jul 1996 - Apr 2011
 

Education 

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Mānoa, PhD, Architecture

William is focusing on how design, through the rigorous process of research, speculation and experimentation, can yield an innovative, engaged architecture in an era of diminished natural resources.

Jan 2010 - current
 

Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, US, MArch, Architecture

Sep 1989 - May 1995
 

Awards 

IIDA Calibre, Award

iHeartRADIO Theater, Los Angeles

2014
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills