Hamed is an accomplished architectural designer and researcher with a diverse international background. Curious and passionate about cutting edge design, he has experience in a broad spectrum of projects, with an emphasis on high-end single-family homes and multi-unit residential buildings. Prior to joining JLA in 2023, Hamed worked on wineries in Napa and Sonoma, one being the iconic producer, Constellation Brand, designing office, production, and hospitality areas.

He has taught at numerous universities and has participated in several architectural competitions that focus on sustainability and ZNE buildings.

On a personal note, Hamed enjoys reading hard science fiction, playing guitar, swimming, and running. He is an adventurous eater and traveler, often exploring different cuisines and landscapes as a way to enrich his understanding of the world.

MArch, Imam Khomeini International University, Iran
PhD, Architecture, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Visiting Scholar, University of California, Berkeley
Adjunct Faculty Member, University of San Francisco

One can say that the city itself is the collective memory of its people, and like memory it is associated with objects and places. The city is the locus of the collective memory.” – Aldo Rossi


St. Peter’s Basilica

Jāmeh Mosque of Ardestan

Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque