Niaz Peyrovan

Niaz Peyrovan

Irvine, CA, US





Gensler, Newport Beach, CA, US, Technical Designer

Nov 2019 - current

AO-Architects Orange, Orange, Senior Job Captain

May 2015 - Nov 2019

University of Southern California School of Architecture, Los Angeles, CA, US, Teacher / Research Assistant

Sep 2013 - May 2014

The Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design, Los Angeles, CA, US, Assistant

Nonprofit Organization

• Gallery assistant for "BY-Right BY-Design" and "Micro-unit" exhibition (summer 2013) which personal research was credited from the Student Undergraduate Research Experience through USC SOL Price School of Public Policy
• Gallery assistant for the Retrospective Exhibition, "Unfinished Business" in summer 2012
• Networking with architects and urban designers in the Los Angeles region
• Audio/ video archivist

Feb 2012 - Sep 2013

ACS Architectural Construction Services, Costa Mesa, CA, US, Architectural Intern

• CAD and Photoshop Support
• Project coordination and management with CMs and train and supervise assistants
• Corrected over a hundred as-builts for the Starbucks Project in Northern California (Bay Area)
• Assist on major retail store program with national clients that included Hertz, Starbucks and Toys-R-Us
• Work with graphics, architectural drafting, and project scheduling
• Assemble raw data from architects working in the field and formatting drawings, photographs, and other survey documents into organized reports
• Attend office meetings to decipher and elucidate situations involved with current projects
• Assist in posting data to file sharing networks, and updating project management spreadsheets
• Collaborate with CMs regarding updates on projects
• Created signage for the Toys "R" temporary stores around the nation
• Generate construction documents to be sent to retail owners

Jun 2010 - Aug 2013

University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, US, Revit Support

Educational Sector

• Generate models via Revit for the redesigned classrooms in Salvatori Computer Center in Viterbi School of Engineering
• Create comprehensive presentations for clients
• Produced layouts with Herman Miller furniture

Sep 2012 - Jun 2013


University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Architecture

Masters in Landscape Architecture | Certificate in Architecture
• Teacher Assistant of an introductory architecture course in culture and community

Aug 2013 - current

University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, US, Bachelors, Urban Planning, Minors in Architecture and Construction Management & Planning

• Awarded the Student Undergrad Research Experience (SURE Program)
• Guest critic for an urban design class in the USC Price School for Public Policy (Spring 2012 & 2013)
• Member of two academic national honors societies: Phi Sigma Theta and Sigma Alpha Lambda
• Member of Alpha Gamma Alpha and Iranian Student Association
• Educated a fourth grade class near USC through the Joint Educational Program (JEP)

Electives: Advanced Architectural/ Engineering Computer Applications; Designing Livable Communities; Sustainable Planning/ Design and Construction/ Architectural Sustainability Tools and Methods; Public Policy and Management; Statistics for Policy, Planning and Development; Real Estate Fundamentals for Planning and Development; Construction Engineering- Construction Methods and Equipment/ Construction Law and the Property Development.

Jan 2013 - current

Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA, US, Architecture Design and Drafting

• Persian Students Society Scholarship in 2009
• Leadership Award 2009 and 2010
• Collaborated with the non-profit organization, Corazon, for a house building project in Mexico in October 2009
• Habitat for Humanity house building project in Fullerton, CA in January 2010
• Persian Students Society, President Spring 2010 and Vice President Spring 2009
• Architecture Club, Publicity and Historian
• Honors Club, Phi Theta Kappa
• Doctors of Tomorrow Health Fair 2009 and 2010

Aug 2007 - Jun 2010


Masters in Landscape Architecture, MLA, Scholarship

Scholarship for MLA.


Student Achievements: Price Research Program Helps Students Become Scholars, Honorable Mention

Interviewed for both USC News and Price School of Public Policy for involvement in The Student Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE).


Student Undergraduate Research Experience, Award

BY-Right/ BY-Design: Conducted research for Liz Falleta in her analysis for multi-family housing design projects and their associated development types in Los Angeles.


Sigma Alpha Lambda, Nomination

National Honor's Society in USC.


Phi Theta Kappa, Nomination

Honor's Society in USC.


Persian Students Society Scholarship, Scholarship

Achievement in showing dedication, service, and performance in Orange Coast College.


Presidential's List, Honorable Mention

Honors in Orange Coast College.


Dean's List, Honorable Mention

May 2008- 2010 honors in Orange Coast College.


Leadership Award, Award

Awarded 2009 and 2010 for displaying outstanding leadership qualifications.


Areas of Specialization