Mehrnaz Amiraslani is an architect and urban designer passionate about participatory design as agency for the co-production of space, and ecological urbanism as a means to achieve resilient public spaces. She follows these interests in her research work, academics, and practice.
During her 15 years of experience in practice and academia, she has taught as an adjunct faculty at CEPT University, Ahmedabad and as visiting faculty in many academic institutes in India, Iran, and Canada. Recently, her practice focuses on the ecological design of urban spaces where people can benefit from the ecological services of nature.
Mehrnaz studied architecture in a Bachelor’s program in Tehran, Iran and continued her graduate studies in Urban Design at the University of Toronto, Canada. She is well-versed with Persian Islamic Architecture and enjoys exploring this rich realm through travel and writing.