Avideh Haghighi AIA

Avideh Haghighi AIA

Los Angeles, CA, US



Avideh is a licensed Architect practicing in Southern California. She infuses her passion for sustainability with an eye for design to carefully craft spaces for people to live in, learn in, and rejoice in. 

Expertise: Sustainable design, LEED, Living Building Challenge, whole building energy modeling and analysis



ZGF Architects LLP, Los Angeles, Architect + Sustainability Specialist

Jul 2018 - current

Steinberg Hart, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architect & Sustainability Leader

Multi-family residential, high-rise residential, hospitality and higher education

Dec 2015 - Jun 2018

PJHM Architects, Laguna Hills, CA, US, Job Captain

Design and modernization of K-12 public schools. Involved in all stages of production from needs assessment/schematic design to DSA submittal.

Aug 2013 - Dec 2015

BES, San Clemente, CA, US, Architectural Designer

Working one-on-one with a licensed Structural Engineer.

-Prepared structural calculations and CD sets for Type V wood construction under supervision of Structural Engineer
-Prepared Schematic Design 3D modeling and presentations for Jeffrey Open Space Trails project with the City of Irvine

Nov 2012 - Aug 2013

Roesling Nakamura Terada Architects, San Diego, CA, US, Intern

Sep 2008 - May 2009


Woodbury University, BArch, Architecture

Student Forum Leader

Aug 2006 - May 2011


Agritecture Competition Winner, 1st Place

Team competition


Friends of San Diego Architecture Harriet Gill Award, Honorable Mention


Woodbury University Dean's List, Other

2007, 2008


Areas of Specialization