Houria Seylsepour

Hoorie Seylsepour, architect and researcher, holds master degree in interior design from IAU. Apart from her own practice, she has worked in architecture offices from 2015 to 2018 and her professional experiences include an urban recreation project (Tarh-e-Omid) with an emphasis on increasing social interaction.

He research interest is mainly associated with designing child-friendly spaces, which also lead her to propose principals on participatory design of educational spaces of children in her master’s thesis.

As a researcher at TUIC, Hoorie focuses on the relativity between the children and the city. She is exploring the possibilities of bringing back the children's missing role in urban spaces. To this end, she suggests that activating public spaces by children could provide opportunities for them to play, experience and learn in city, while increasing liability of the city.