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Maz Abadi

Freelance Architect & Photographer

Location:Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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Ph.D. Student of Architecture, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, Since 2011
MA in Architecture, Isfahan Azad University, Iran, 2001
Diploma in Cinema- Iranian Youth Cinema Society, Isfahan, Iran, 1996

Professional Background:
(1993-Present) The 5th Garden Design Institute, Isfahan, Iran, (Personalised Architecture Office)
(2003-2011) Isfahan Municipality's Design Organization, (Principal Architect)
(2001-2003) Isfahan Municipality's Design Organization, Isfahan, Iran, (Architect)
(1997-2001) Bahram Shirdel and Partners, Tehran Branch, Iran, (Associate Architect)
(1993-1997) N.J.P Architecture and Urban Consultant, Isfahan Branch, Iran,(Assistant Architect)

Academic Activities:
(2006-2011) Sepehr Art and Architecture University, Isfahan, Iran, (Senior Lecturer)
(2001-2004) University of Isfahan, Institute of Cinematography, Isfahan, Iran, (Senior Lecturer)
(2004) University of Art, Isfahan, Iran, (Visiting Lecturer)
(2002) School of Art and Architecture, Isfahan University, Iran, (Assistant professor)

(2012) Kiss of Fire (Video Clip for the “Kiosk” Music Band) HD 3.5min
(2011) Secret of Permanency (Documentary about Isfahan's Architecture) RED1 75min Second Unit Director, Documentary 'Secret of Permanency' in Post-Production | the Irish Film & Television Network
(2010) Yarom Bia (Video Clip for the “Kiosk” Music Band) HD 5min
(2009) Philiponized (Documentary about Philippines) HD 60min
(2004) Less than a stool (Short Film) DV.Cam 10min
(2002) Iran 1380 (Documentary) DV.Cam 60min
(1999) Blood Marriage (Feature Documentary about Theatre) DVCam 50min
(1998) Nature: The First Question (Experimental Film) DV 10min
(1997) One Day, Some Men (Documentary) Hi8 25min
(1995) Naein (Documentary) Hi8 20min

M. Mahmoudabadi, “Cinema as a generator of heterogeneity in Architecture”, Submitted to in Oculus: Postgraduate Journal for Visual Arts Research Issue No. 4, May 2012
M. Mahmoudabadi (2010), “Acquaintance Elements in Design Compositions” Memari va Shahrsazi (Architecture & Urbanism Magazine 84) 64-9
M. Mahmoudabadi (2010), “How to design a local Sport Complex in Minimal (Needs and Necessities) “Sepehr Nashr (Publications of Sepehr University) 101-111
M. Mahmoudabadi and K. Mahmoudabadi (2009) “City-Theatre vs. City-Cinema A transcript for A documentary about Media type Spaces” (Publication of Iranian Youth Cinema Society, IYCS) 28 pages
M. Mahmoudabadi (2005), “A Theory for Anti Terror City Planning “Me’mar Nashr Magazine, 13-26
M. Mahmoudabadi (2001), “The Third Space Interview with Bahram Shirdel & Bahram Shahedi” Publications of IAU, 4-17

Competitions and Reward:
2011-Qualified and registered for the CAPITheticAL (A design ideas competition for hypothetical Australian capital city)
2010- First Prize for Sport Complex Designs-IAU-Gol e Narges Sport Complex (
2009-First Prize for the best Video Clip in PMC Persian Underground Music-Video Competition (
2008-Design Competition for Kolahi Twin Towers -Ardabil, Iran- Finalist
2005-First Prize for the HESSA Sport Complex, Design Competition-(Iranian Aircraft Manufacturing) Isfahan, Iran
2003-Honored Project & Second Prize for the Naein City New Bazaar- Naein, Iran
2001-Design Competition for the Headquarter of the Export Development Bank-Tehran, Iran
1997-First Prize of Mehrabad International Airport-Extensional program Design-Tehran, Iran
1996-National Museum of Water Design Competition-Tehran, Iran
1995-Third Place in Design Competition for Chahar Bagh Street Renaissance-Tehran, Iran
1993-Iranian Sciences Academy International Design Competition-Tehran, Iran
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