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Narineh Mirzaeian


Narineh Mirzaeian is founder and principal of MNOffice, a design practice based in Los Angeles and Yerevan, engaged in the production of speculative and built projects that study and cultivate works of cultural, spatial and material interest. She is a 2016-17 Fulbright Scholar and her design work has garnered various accolades, including two AIA Design Excellence Awards and the 2006 P/A Award Grand Prize. Prior to establishing MNOffice she was an Architectural Associate at Gehry Partners for nine years where she played a key role on numerous architectural projects completed and under construction internationally.

Mirzaeian completed her B.S.A. at the University of Southern California and M.Arch.II at UCLA Architecture and Urban Design, where she was part of the award-winning team behind the third installment of the LA Now publication series. She has taught design courses at the Southern California Institute of Architecture and Woodbury University. Her work has been published in Progressive Architecture, GA, Architectural Record, Interior Design and Metropolis.

Related Links
  • MNOffice
  • TEDxYerevan: Random Acts of Design
  • Education
    M.Arch.II, UCLA Architecture and Urban Design
    B.S.A., University of Southern California
    2022 AIA | LA Design Awards: Competition Citation Award, “We and Our Mountains”
    2016-17 Fullbright Scholar
    2006 P/A Award Grand Prize
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