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Habibeh MADJDABADI

Owner/ Principal
Habibeh Madjdabadi Architecture Studio

Habibeh Madjdabadi, born in 1977, is one of the outstanding architects of younger generation in Iran with almost 15 years of professional experience. Her work has been recognized and awarded and has widely been reviewed by the local and international media. Her artistic exploration goes beyond architecture and she is making her mark in conceptual art and design. Her realizations reveal a meticulous and continuous research about the new possibilities of using contemporary artistic approach and techniques in a local context. She established her design office in 2000 after winning first prize in a design competition for restoring historical buildings in Iran. She has received several awards and recognitions among which shortlisted at “Aga Khan Award 2016 and “Worldwide Brick Award 2014” and “MEMAR Award 2014” for “House of 40 knots” and ”Chicago Award 2014” for “MELLAT Bank’s” cooper façade. She is recently working on the design of Norwegian Embassy in Tehran Collaborating with Intertecno (an Italian engineering company) Materials are an important means of expression in Madjdabadi’s work and she considers them from a poetic point of view. Madjdabadi is also recognized by her articles of architecture and design appeared in Iranian architecture magazines and she is collaborating with Memar Magazine as a member of the editorial board. AWARDS: Shortlisted – Aga Khan Award 2016 (for 40 Knots House) / International Shortlisted - World Wide Brick Award 2014 (for 40 Knots House) / International Winner – Chicago Award 2014 (for Mellat Bank) /International 3rd Place – MEMAR Award 2014 / National


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