Arash Aliabadi   CEO & Founder


Arash Aliabadi (Iran, 1981) graduated from University of Tehran (Faculty of Fine Arts) 

He is the founder and CEO of  DAAZ office, which has been located in Tehran since 2018.
Prior to that, From 2007 to 2017, he worked as a founding partner of VAV Studio the architecture group (dissolved in 2020).

Arash has been nominated, finalist and winner of many architectural awards around the world, including ; Aga Khan Architecture Award (cycle 2022-2019) as well as Memar Award in Iran.

Furthermore he was participated in Venice Architecture Biennale in 2016 , and likewise collaborated in different projects with Nader Tehrani and Alejandro Aravena.

He has experience working in small and large scale projects from furniture design to urban design.

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 “DAAZ” is known by the scientific name Nannorhops ritchiana from the palmaceae family in the Iran , Baluchistan region , which in Persian is called “short palm” or “wild palm”.

Most of the things needed by the villagers in the Baluchistan region (Iran), from mats under the feet to various containers for storing and carrying all kinds of general necessities and even creating shelters, are made from  “DAAZ”  leaves, which, of course, require special skill and elegance.

 DAAZ Office was founded by Arash Aliabadi in 2018 with activities in the field of interior design, architecture and urban design. The DAAZ office team consists of talented and committed people, all of whom strive to present  high-quality results.

Arash Aliabadi
Ara Aliabadi
Shervin Shamsollahi
Nina Badiei
Mobina Mirzaee
Zeinab Gholami Tavakoli
Mehrsa Hosseini
Samaneh Imani
Mehdi Akbarian
Ali Hashemnezhad
Sepideh Mirshamsi