Yassi is from Tehran, Iran. She received a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering from the University of Tehran, a Master of Architecture from the University of Arizona and a Master of Science in Design Computing from the University of Washington. Yassi is experienced in the areas of housing, mixed-use, education, public projects and urban design and has worked in the U.S., Iran and Turkey.
Elizabeth is from Fayetteville, Arkansas. She received her Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Arkansas and a Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University, GSAPP. She is a registered architect in the states of New York and Washington, and is also licensed with the Berlin Chamber of Architects in Germany. She has over a decade of professional experience gained while working for internationally recognized firms in Rome, New York, and Berlin on projects ranging from boutique interiors to large scale urban developments, most notably Potsdamer Platz with Renzo Piano / Christoph Kohlbecker GmbH. Elizabeth is also an assistant professor at the University of Washington, where she teaches in both the graduate and undergraduate programs.
Mariam is from Niamey, Niger. She received her Bachelor of Science in Information Systems with a minor in Fine Arts from Purdue University, her Master in Computer Science from New York University, and her Master of Architecture from the University of Washington. She is registered with the Order of Architects in Niger. Mariam is experienced in the areas of housing, public works, education, and urban design projects and has worked in the U.S. and in Niger.
Philip is from Munich, Germany. He received his Bachelor of Architecture and Urban Design from the University of Applied Sciences in Potsdam, Germany. Prior to united➃design, Philip worked for the award-winning German firm, Sauerbruch Hutton. Philip is experienced in the areas of higher education, mixed-use and housing, and has worked in both the U.S. and in Germany.