Maryam Eskandari

Founder | Principal at MIIM Design LLC
NCARB, Palo Alto, California
United States

Maryam Eskandari is the founder of MIIM Designs LLC, and an Academic Advisor at Harvard University for History of Art and Architecture and Adjunct Faculty at the Boston Architectural College (BAC). She serves on the Board of Open Architecture Collaborative, Advisor to Harvard's FDR Foundation, and the 1947 Partition Archives. Prior to establishing MIIM Designs, Eskandari led several award-winning projects: Christine and Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Library and Learning Center at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Phoenix College Fine Arts, and Eric Fischer Gallery. In 2013, the International Museum of Women in San Francisco awarded MIIM Designs for the "Sacred Space" exhibit, and most recently, MIIM Designs was the architect for the new Children’s Museum of Manhattan’s America to Zanzibar: Muslim Cultures Near and Far exhibit. MIIM Designs currently is working on projects in New York City, San Francisco, Accra, and New Delhi. Eskandari received her Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Arizona in 2005, where she won the J. Douglas Mac Neil Architecture Fellowship and a Masters of Science in Architectural Studies from MIT in History, Theory and Criticism in 2011, where she was the recipient of the Aga Khan Fellowship.