Nader Tehrani is American designer and educator. He was born in England. He received his Master of Architecture and Urban Design (MAUD) with distinction from Harvard Graduate School of Design in 1991. He founded Office dA in 1986 and started his own practice. Tehrani is currently a professor and head of the Department of Architecture, MIT. He is also Principal of NADAAA, a practice dedicated to the advancement of design innovation, interdisciplinary collaboration, and an intensive dialogue with the construction industry.
Tehrani received a B.F.A. and a B. Arch from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1985 and 1986 respectively. He continued his studies at the Architectural Association School of Architecture, where he attended the Post-Graduate program in History and Theory. Upon his return to United States, Tehrani received M.A.U.D from the Harvard Graduate School of Design in 1991. Tehrani has also taught at Harvard Graduate School of Design, Rhode Island School of Design, Georgia Institute of Technology where he served as the Thomas W. Ventulett III Distinguished Chair in Architectural Design, and University of Toronto as the Frank O. Gehry International Visiting Chair at the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design.
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