Ahmad Zohadi

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Ahmad Zohadi
Born (1969-05-02) 2 May 1969 (age 52)
Iran
Occupation
  • Architecture publisher
  • theoretician
  • researcher
  • author
EducationCivil Engineer, Master of Architecture
Alma materTehran Azad University, Dubai Azad University
Notable work2A Magazine, 2A Continental Architectural Awards
SpouseNegin Farokh[1]
Website
ahmadzohadi.com

Ahmad Zohadi (Persian: احمد زهادی‎) is an Iranian architecture scholar, publisher and researcher. Currently, he is the CEO and editor-in-chief of architectural magazine 2A Magazine.[2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11]

He is also the founder and chief editor of ‘Architecture & Construction’, a Persian quarterly magazine, published since 2003, and distributed in Iran.[12][13]

Early life[edit]

Education[edit]

Ahmad was born in Tehran. On completion of his primary and secondary education, he attended Karaj Islamic Azad University in the year 1992 for Civil & Structure Engineering.[1] simultaneously he was editor and publisher of Tehran-based Architecture and Construction Magazine & 2A Magazine.

Personal[edit]

Ahmad has been known to show keen interest in photography right from his childhood. He got involved in architecture and construction after associating himself with architectural journalism.[14] He got married in the year 2013 to Negin Farrokh. Together have a son named Radan.

Appreciations and recognitions[edit]

  • Arab Engineering Schooling Bureau & Harvard Design School [15]
  • United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNESCO Chair in Islamic Architectural University of Tehran
  • ECO Cultural Institute Headquarters, Tehran
  • The Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi, Institute For Architecture And Environmental Studies
  • The Catholic University of America, School of Architecture and planning
  • College of Architecture + Planning, The University of Utah
  • Centre of Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University
  • North Carolina State University a land-grant university and a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina
  • Al Ahmadiah - Contracting & Trading
  • Nakheel, Retail Shopping Malls
  • Canadian University of Dubai
  • Centre for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University

2A Magazine[edit]

He is the current CEO and editor-in-chief of 2A magazine.[16][17] It is an architectural magazine dedicated to different provincial architectures of the world, being distributed all through Middle East Asia.

2A Continental Architectural Awards[edit]

Ahmad Zohadi is the founder, organizer and director of 2A Continental Architectural Awards organised since 2015 – award organised under the banner of the 2A magazine. The first award was the 2A Asia Architecture Award 2015 held on July 15, 2015 at Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul.[18]

Film career and interviews[edit]

He has produced a documentary in 2012, on Indo-Iranian culture, history and architecture, which he wrote, produced and directed.[19] He has also interviewed a number of famous personalities like Foster and Partners, Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi, Sergei Tchoban, Seung H-Sang, Bahram Shirdel, Richard S. Levine and John Alexander Smith.[20]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ahmad Zohadi: Uniting World Through Architecture". buzzfeed.com. Retrieved 25 July 2018.
  2. ^ "2A Continental Architectural Awards for Asia and Europe 2018". nbc-2.com. Archived from the original on 2018-04-29. Retrieved 2018-04-28.
  3. ^ "12 Iranian Projects Win Asia Architecture Awards". financialtribune.com. Archived from the original on 2017-12-08.
  4. ^ "Winners announced for 2A Asia Architecture Awards 2016". worldarchitecture.org. 9 November 2016. Archived from the original on 8 December 2017.
  5. ^ "2A Continental Architectural Awards for Asia and Europe 2018". bustler.net. Archived from the original on 2018-04-29.
  6. ^ "2A Continental Architectural Awards for Asia and Europe 2018". worldarchitecture.org. Archived from the original on 2018-04-29.
  7. ^ "Ahmad Zohadi". ir.linkedin.com.[permanent dead link]
  8. ^ "News details". 2amagazine.com. Archived from the original on 2018-04-29. Retrieved 2018-04-28.
  9. ^ Aghasi, Pejman (October 2003). iUniverse Rediff Books Flipkart Infibeam. ISBN 9780595298297. Archived from the original on 2018-04-29.
  10. ^ Aghasi, Pejman (August 2007). Love: the Most Precious Gift of Life:the By Pejman Aghasi. ISBN 9780595452552. Archived from the original on 2018-04-29.
  11. ^ "2A Magazine and Awards: Transforming Global Architecture for Better". newsdailyarticles.com. Archived from the original on 2018-04-29.
  12. ^ "Asia Art & Architecture Award in October". news-en.aruna.ir. Archived from the original on 2017-12-08.
  13. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-05-01. Retrieved 2018-05-01.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  14. ^ "Ahmad Zohadi Issue 9 - Pages 136-139". 2A Magazine. Archived from the original on 9 June 2018. Retrieved 7 June 2018.
  15. ^ "Ahmad Zohadi: A Person of Letters". scalar.usc.edu.
  16. ^ "Asia Art & Architecture Award in October" Archived 2017-12-08 at the Wayback Machine, news-en.aruna.ir 7 December 2017
  17. ^ "Winners Announced For 2A Asia Architecture Awards 2016" Archived 2017-12-08 at the Wayback Machine, www.worldarchitecture.org
  18. ^ "2A Asia Architecture Award 2015 : "The Emergence of Contemporary Architecture in Asia"". Arch Daily. Archived from the original on 18 October 2017. Retrieved 31 May 2018.
  19. ^ "Indo-Iranian Culture, History and Architecture". imdb. Archived from the original on 18 February 2017. Retrieved 21 May 2018.
  20. ^ "Interviews by Ahmad Zohadi, published in 2A Magazine". 2amagazine.com. Archived from the original on 2018-07-27. Retrieved 2018-07-27.

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