Nasrine Seraji AA DIPL RIBA
Nasrine Seraji founded Atelier Seraji in 1990. Formed by her early experience at London’s Architectural Association, she subsequently worked in large architectural offices in England and the United States before coming to France. Over the years, Seraji has pursued a path constantly enriched by her simultaneous engagement in architectural practice, teaching, and research. She directs the Institute of Art and Architecture at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna, as well as the École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture (ENSA) Paris - Malaquais. Seraji has lectured and exhibited widely in Europe, the United States, and Asia. In addition to having written numerous essays and catalogues on architecture and urbanism, she has been awarded the Médaille d’Argent de la Formation by the French Academy of Architecture, and named Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres and Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite in France.
1957 Born in Tehran, Iran.
1974 Entry to Medical School - Isfahan University, Iran.
1983 Diploma, Architectural Association School of Architecture and RIBA part II-London.
1985 Registered architect in Great Britain, Royal Institute of British Architects- part III (RIBA)
1990 Registered architect in France, Member of the French «Ordre des architectes».
1990 Sets up Atelier Seraji in Paris.
2003 Elected member of French architectural experts on architectural research and pedagogy for the Ministry of Culture, commission for the reform of architectural education.
2006 Elected Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres by the Ministry of Culture of France.
2008 Elected Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite
2008 Awarded Médaille d’Argent de la Formation by the French Academy of Architecture
RIBA Royal Institute of British Architects, UK, 1983
ARB Architects registration Board, UK, 1983
Ordres des Architectes Français, 1990
2006 École d’Architecture de Paris-Malaquais, Paris, France.
2006 Appointed director of the Akademie der bildenden Künste in Vienna, Austria. Professor of the Institute for Art and Architecture.
2001–2005 Cornell University College of Architecture Art and Planning, Ithaca, USA, Professor and chair, department of Architecture. Tenured Professor of architecture.
1996–2001 Princeton University School of Architecture Princeton, New Jersey, USA. Visiting Professor.
1996–2001 Akademie der bildenden Künste, Vienna, Austria. Professor and Director of the Institute for Art and Architecture.
1993–1998 Architectural Association School of Architecture, London, England. Diploma Unit Master - Conducting the unit with two assistants (one tutor and one teaching assistant).
1995 École Spéciale d’Architecture, Paris, France. Visiting Professor.
1994 Columbia University School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, New York, USA, associate professor. Paris-New York program, spring 1999. Visiting Professor.
1994 Tulane University School of Architecture, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Visiting Professor.
1988–1991 University of Toronto, Study Abroad Program, Paris, France. Visiting Professor.