Nastaran Ghaidar

Nastaran Ghaidar

Los Angeles, CA, US



Aesthetically-inclined designer with strong passion and appreciation for design and detail; inspired by the nuances of urban and community designs that both enhance and complement the existing neighbourhood and incorporate the best of modern technologies for efficiency and sustainability. An analytical thinker; acknowledged throughout academic training for capacity to absorb information, develop innovative and imaginative solutions, and communicate concepts clearly. Focused, well organised and have refine creative ingenuity and technical craftsmanship in preparation for professional role

Works effectively independently and with demonstrated commitment to team results; excellent problem-solving and organizational skills; Enjoys the challenge of managing projects from inception to completion; 


Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, MARCH2

2015 Zvi Hecker: Two Stripes Exhibit at Sciarc
2015 Henry N. Cobb: Hypostyle Exhibit at Sciarc

Sep 2014 - Sep 2016

University of Brighton, Brighton, GB, MArch, MA in Architecture and Urban Studies,


Design (Live between the Senses) – Created a program for visual people to explore space on a variety of levels, still in its experimental stage;

Key Achievements:

A number of my MA thesis images and research results are being used for the book by Dr. Ivana Wingham (who leads the Masters program in Architecture and Urbanism studies and is the leader of Architecture department at University of Brighton) and Mr. Ruderick Lumsden (Co Author). This book is expected to be published in the UK in the coming year). “The Reticent City”, a second semester design produced by me was selected to represent the MA in Architecture and urban studies course in University of Brighton forum during the art and architecture festival at University of Brighton in UK and was selected in the top 3 among all the Architectural schools in England.

Jul 2007 - Jul 2009

Areas of Specialization