Tannaz Haghayegh

Tannaz Haghayegh

San Francisco, CA, US




Grocery Outlet, Emeryville, CA, US, Architectural Manager

Project Type: Retail - Grocery Store
• Manage a team of architects/engineers/consultants and vendors from the start of the project in survey, concept phase and layout design throughout the construction documents phase, permitting, and completion of the project, including tracking fees and awarding projects.
• Liaise between the in-house Real Estate and Construction departments, and external consultants/vendors; effectively communicating to meet the project objectives and resolve issues.
• Manage the project due diligence process to ensure all project risks are taken into consideration before the start of the project.
• Communicate project status and risks to stakeholders and resolve potential risks related to permitting/construction and budgeting of the project.
• Oversee and regularly review design and construction documents, etc. with a focus on consistently improving the store delivery process.
• Partner with the in-house Operations team to ensure store designs are consistent with design standards, providing the best space for the operators (clients) and the best experience for the customer while maintaining the unique brand standards.
• Coordinate and track all design aspects including but not limited to planning, merchandising… .
• Deliver solutions in the face of changing site conditions.
• Streamline and automate internal processes to improve overall workflows.

Oct 2015 - Jul 2021

MBH Architects, Alameda, CA, US, Apprentice

Project Type: Retail- Apple international
Tasked with conducting schematic store designs. This involves 2D plans followed by 3D models, renderings, and finally
creating a presentation package for the reseller.
Skills involve:
• Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing workload, not measured in days or hours, but minutes, with hourly deadlines.
• Capacity to read international/foreign surveys and construction documents (familiarity with metric system key) and
apply U.S. standards when space planning.
• Working in a fluid team where rolls and duties constantly evolve depending on the need; from preliminary schematic
design production and space planning to corrections, to delegating of tasks to team members and directing them on
specific assignments contingent upon the project phase.
• Serving as liaison between the retail client (apple) and international owners and contractors; effectively
• Conduct feasibility assessment for the client to analyze potential sites for their suitability.

Feb 2014 - Sep 2015

Hajjar & Associates INC., Miami, FL, US, junior architect

• Designed and managed projects in commercial, Residential, Educational projects. Preparing construction documents, proposals and managing projects through the completion.
• Prepared sites environmental analysis, design, and building cost analysis for the project. Responsible for client contact and coordinate work procedures with project team.
• Coordinated construction process and construction sequence with the general contractor and the client.
• Conducted scheduled site visit and attend construction progress meetings to observe/review the in-progress and completed construction work.
• Prepared as-built drawings, detail drawings for residential, Educational and retail projects
• Prepared drawings for several school projects based on ADA design guidelines
• Prepared cost estimate and project schedule
• Provided the client/s with weekly analysis and evaluation of their current project status.
Key Projects:
• Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) –Renovation projects
Snapper-Creek Elementary School
Vineland K-8 Center
Ruth Owens Kruse Ed Center
(Project Manager and Designer, Responsible for scope of work preparation, Presentation package for the client, Design based on MDCPS Design Criteria and Florida Building Code (FBC), Construction Documents)
• Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) –New Playground design
Treasure Island Elementary School
(Designer and Project Manager)

Mar 2013 - Jan 2014

Florida International University School of Architecture January 2010-January2011, Miami, FL, US, Research assistant

• Collaborated on a funded project by the U.S. Department of Education: “Building Literacy: Integration of Building
Technology and Design in Architectural Education”. The Project developed an educational simulation
environment to teach sustainable architecture and systems integration in building design.
• Responsible for researching in the area of architectural technology and sustainable construction, making digital
diagrams and models.

Jan 2010 - May 2013

Cube2 architecture, Miami, FL, US, intern architect

• Prepared drawings for schematic design and design development
• Developed design sketches, renderings, models and graphics for presentation materials
• Prepared contract documents including details, sections, elevations and schedules
• Worked on construction documents on residential and commercial buildings through AutoCAD Revit software,
Schematic design, detailing, and Façade design and drawing preparation of residential and commercial buildings
• Worked on the renovation of several residential projects including measuring existing buildings and structures,
design and preparing the renovation documents based on building codes and also LEED

Sep 2012 - Jan 2013


Florida International University, Miami, FL, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2010 - Apr 2013

Areas of Specialization