Mehrdad Yazdani has practiced at the intersection of the large office and the small studio. He has succeeded in bringing a design sensibility characteristic of boutique firms to a broad portfolio of significant landmark buildings. With over 25 years of design experience, as Design Director of the Yazdani Studio of Cannon Design Mehrdad is a respected member of the international design community. His award-winning designs are noted as groundbreaking and transformative for some of the world’s top corporations, institutions and governments.
Mehrdad continually shapes the boundaries of art and design regularly exhibiting his work in galleries throughout the U.S. His artwork is part of the permanent collections of the Library of Congress, Museum of Modern Art and Albright-Knox Art Gallery in New York, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art garnering numerous awards and international recognition, including a widely published portfolio and profiles featured in publications such as Architectural Record, the New York Times, among many others. Mehrdad is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences including the 2011 Vehbi Koc Foundation World Innovation Summit for Education, and was bestowed with the Ralph B. Hawkins Professor of Architecture at the University of Texas, Arlington.
Mehrdad holds a Master of Architecture from the prestigious Graduate School of Design at Harvard University and a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Texas, Austin.
UCSD Price Center East | CA, USA
ORDOS Villa| China
Taj Hotel Competition Entry| India
Gates Vascular Institute | USA