Bahareh is a Planner and Architect Licensure Candidate at Concordia. Her role on the Concordia team includes leading community engagement and managing projects through all phases of design and construction. She received her Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and Master of Architecture from Tulane University.
Bahareh has managed many of Concordia’s educational projects. She has led student engagement efforts, developed Educational Specifications, and helped launch an innovative new school (XQ School: New Harmony High). Bahareh has also managed publicly funded architecture projects from inception through CA, including the NOPD 2nd District Police Station. Bahareh works to share her passion for making place through her work on a variety of project types and scales. Education and Youth Empowerment are central to Bahareh’s focus. She has taught in a range of capacities at the University level as well as in K-12 contexts in New Orleans, Chicago, and Urbana-Champaign. Bahareh has deep experience as an educationally-focused engagement planner and as a architectural project manager.
Beyond her work at Concordia, Bahareh volunteers as a youth mentor and teacher, makes art and is an avid swimmer.