Shima Roshanzamir

Shima Roshanzamir is an Iranian architect and urban designer. She earned her PhD with topic of “subjective deterritorialization” under Wolf Prix and Sanford Kwinter supervision in 2015. She received Master of urban design from applied art university of Vienna and master of sustainable architecture from Iran University of Science and Technology. She has been a post-doctoral fellow at TUIC.

Her main research interests include agent based modeling of cities, urban branding, strategic design and open systems, negotiating urbanism and the internet of city. Her articles and researches are published and presented in several international platforms including IAAC smart cities symposium, ASCAAD int. conference, Intelligent computing in engineering and so on. Collaboration with Urban Strategies Postgraduate Program as instructor and attending MAK-schindler in residence scholarship are also part of her resume.

From 2010 to 2016 apart from her own practice, she worked in Coop-himmelblau as associate, where she engaged in several architectural projects and researches on urban design in collaboration with Vienna city hall. Since 2015 she co-founded Rasesh urban design and architecture office with Morteza Farhadian Dehkordi. The office focus is on reimagination of everyday use of space. 

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