About Us

Shahrzad Orouji
Dipl-Ing. Architect, MA. Architect, BA. Urbanism

Profile:

  • Registration in the Architects Association of Florence as an architect 2012;
  • Master’s degree in Architecture;
  • Work experience in internationally renowned offices;
  • Excellent knowledge and experience with large scale, complex projects;
  • Experience in all phases of design process: conceptual, detail and design development, construction documents;
  • Highly developed skills in client communications;
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills; Able to build good relationships at all levels, internally and externally;
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, Revit, Rhino, Vray, Tspline, Grasshopper, Sketchup and Adobe Suite skills (Photoshop, Illustrator, In design), Microsoft Office;
  • Fluency in English, French, Italian, Persian and German;
  • Confidence in working in a complex and international environment;
  • Ability to assist in the production and development of all necessary documents;
  • A flexible and open attitude towards new ways of working and commitment to independent, life long learning;
  • Excellent organisational skills.

Education:

  • 2008 – 2010: Master’s degree in architecture , with the highest evaluation “110/110 and Honors with publication right” on 16 July 2010, at the University of Florence/Italy.
  • 2003 – 2008: Bachelor’s degree in urbanism, territorial and environmental planning, vote “105/110”, on 24 September 2008 at the University of Florence/Italy.
  • 1995 – 2002: Master’s degree in architecture, vote “17.35/ 20”, on 18 June 2002 at the “Azad” University of Teheran/Iran.
  • 1991 – 1995: High school diploma (a-level) in mathematics and physics, on May 1995, Teheran/Iran

SHO Projects:

  • 2015: Architectural competition: Bauhaus Museum Dessau.
  • 2014: Design competition: Director’s Desk and set of Libreries, Mohitara, Tehran.
  • 2014: Architectural competition: German Embassy in Cairo.
  • 2013: Architectural competition: ArchTriumph_Triumph_Pavilion_2014 in London.
  • 2013: Architectural competition: mendoza art district (mad project) in Argentina.
  • 2013: Architectural competition: symbolic world cup structure in Rio de janeiro.
  • 2012: Architectural competition: new contemporary art museum in Buenos Aires.
  • 2011: Prize “Architecture and Sustainability”: the special mention for the thesis – TerraFutura 20 May Florence/Italy.

SHO Work Experiences:
She has experience as an architect in the following  architecture offices:

Behzadi Architekten BDA
January 2014 – present Berlin, Germany
– Project manager and construction supervision: Project of German embassy in Tehran, 2016.
– Ausführungsplanung (Construction and Architectural details drawing) New Construction of University arts Gym, Potsdam 2016.
– Entwurfsplanung (Architectural Design) New Construction of University arts Gym, Potsdam 2015.
– Project manager and construction supervision: Project of seismic retrofitting of the German ambassador residence in Tehran, 2015.
– Ausführungsplanung (Construction and Architectural details drawing) B & B Hotel Nikolaistr., Leipzig 2014.

Gerber Architekten International GmbH
February 2013 – May 2013 Berlin, Germany
Specifically she worked on the concept design and design development for the metro main station in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. as well as the preparation of the bid (technical proposal) for the new police headquarters in la Rochelle, France and the architectural competition in Regensburg for the new museum of Bavarian history.

Archea Associati
November2011 – December 2012 Firenze, Italia
She worked on the following project:
Liling World Ceramic Art City in China: About 61500 sqm of museum, hotel, commercial buildings, exhibition spaces and apartments. I have been involved in all phases of project from concept design, basic design, final design, design development, construction drawings, structural and construction details to Interior designs.

DS Engineering e Studio Arch. Mauro Lipparini
May 2011 – November 2011 Firenze, Italia
She has been involved in all phases of project from concept design to final design, the choice of materials to construction details. In the field of Interior Design.

Atelier Christian de Portzamparc
December 2010 – April 2011 Paris, France
She has been involved in the following projects:
Residential Building: Paris, Boulevard MacDonald, 19 arrondissment. 18680 sqm. of apartments and retail, Project phase DCE (Dossier de Consultation des Entreprises).
Office Tower: Paris (Issy Les Moulineaux), 60000 sq m offices, Architectural competition.

Studio Arch. Lorenzo Lorenzetti
January 2009 – October 2009 Firenze, Italia
In the field of architectural design, renovation, interior design.

Studio Arch. Giovanni Desomaro
January 2009 –July 2009 Firenze, Italia
In the field of architectural design, renovation, interior design.

Studio Arch. Alberto Ortona
November2008 – December 2008 Firenze, Italia
In the field of architectural design, renovation.

Studio Arch. Anna Conti
November 2007 – September 2008 Firenze, Italia
In the field of architectural design, renovation and new construction.

Studio Semarc
September 2003 – April 2004 Firenze, Italia
In the field of Architectural Competitions.

Architecture office Malekpour & Mosaed
October 2002 – May 2003 Teheran, Iran
In the field of Architectural Design.

Architecture office Shahin Keynoush
March 2002 – October 2002 Teheran, Iran
In the field of Interior Design.

Architecture office FAZA
Jun 1998 – February 2001 Teheran, Iran
Research Assistant in the field of urban design and restoration project.