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Architect, academic

Jamileh Jahangiri

Jamileh is a registered architect and sessional academic. She studied at the University of Sydney with experience working across a diverse range of scales and typologies, including Cultural, Educational, Sports and Commercial projects with leading practices in both Sydney and Tehran. She is an enthusiastic contributor to the architectural community and is a member of the AIA NSW EmAGN Committee as well as the Awards and Honours committee and has contributed to the NSW Architecture Bulletin through being an Associate Contributor. She is also passionate about mentoring and teaching as she continues teaching at different Sydney Universities.

She works at Cox Architects, predominantly in public architecture. Within the Cox Studio, she is a part of the Champions of Change implementation Leaders to encourage a progressive and diverse working environment. Recipient of the 2018 David Lindner Prize, Jamileh explored the alternative pathways on providing passive security around schools.

With a strong passion for creating Public spaces, her interest in architecture lies on social and cultural dimensions of built environment. She is committed on creating places that engage with its cultural and social values. This design ethos drives her to advocate for a sensitive architecture that promotes cultural identities to encourage social changes.

 

See Jamileh speak at 1:100 Public Workshop and 1:1.