Kourosh Hajizadeh
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Kourosh Hajizadeh

Principal architect, Hajizadeh & Associates

Founder of the award-winning Tehran-based architecture firm Hajizadeh & Associates, Kourosh Hajizadeh has long shown interest in the history and culture of his homeland. In 2001, he published a book titled ‘Dooman’, which explores the lost culture and historical values of Tabriz and included many of his personal sketches. As MEA’s Architect of the Year in 2013, Hajizadeh has shown great design integrity throughout his ever-expanding career and has led his office with a singular mentality that appreciates an artistic approach to architecture. He leads his team on a number of upcoming projects, including the renovation of Saneyi House, Tomb of Marturs in Ahwaz and a five-star hotel in Basra, Iraq.