Hariwan Zebari, M.Arch


Hariwan Zebari graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in architecture from the State University of New York at Buffalo and earned his master’s degree in architecture from North Carolina State University with a concentration in theory and design. He has over five years of teaching experience at the tertiary level in both the US and Kurdistan.  His professional interests include design studios, interior design, and concepts and practical aspects of contemporary buildings. From 2005-2008, he received the Architecture High Academic Achievement and Distinction and affiliation with the American Institute of Architects (AIA).

His research practice and teaching explore the relationship between cultural context and content for developing countries within an urban setting. He previously practiced in various architecture and landscaping design firms, focusing on education (K-12), residential, and urban/ landscaping design projects. Besides teaching architecture and interior design courses at the American University of Kurdistan, he is also conducting research in The Need for Core Housing for the Refugees.

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