Omid graduated from the Architectural Association with his Diploma and Master degree,during his masters he specialized in Emergent Technologies and Design. Post graduation he joined Foster and Partners where he contributed to numerous schemes including a retail park in Bratislava, a mixed used development in Santa Guilia, Italy, commercial offices in Morocco and hotel developments in Italy and Libya. Prior to joining foster he had spent a year at Allies and Morrison where he became part of the 8 strong London 2012 Olympics masterplanning team. In 2007 he joined Hamiltons Architects where he established an advanced modelling group. He later became a group leader, applying his expertise in the field of parametric modelling and analysis to a number of projects including the Tree of Life, a high end residential development in the UAE; Amby Valley, a mixed use development in India; and numerous commercial projects in the City of London. In 2009 he joined Skidmore Owings and Merrill’s London office to work on a high rise residential for the Manhattan Loft corporation near the Olympic park in Stratford as well as a hotel and other residential schemes in Egypt and london. In 2010 he joined Make, initially to work on Cherry Orchard Road, a 1 million ft2 mixed use scheme which aimed to transform the area surrounding East Croydon Station, he later became a key member of the design team working on two new research institutions at Oxford University’s Old Road Campus. Omid is currently the Director of Kamvari Architects a unique, young and exciting architectural practice based in London and Tehran. He is also Programme Director of the Architectural Association’s Tehran and Muscat visiting schools, a programme aimed at investigating architecture and urbanism in the Middle East. Omid’s work has been exhibited and published widely, he has given talks at the Architectural Association in London and lectured at a number of prestigious universities across the Middle East.
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