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Ashkan Sadeghi is an Iranian born, London based artist, designer and architect. He received bachelor of art and design from Chelsea College, University of the Arts London in 2009 and moved to Architectural Association School of Architecture where he gained a Diploma in Architecture RIBA Part II in 2013.
He has also worked in some of the world’s well known architectural offices including “Amanda Levete Architects (Future System)”, “Foster and Partners” and “PLP Architecture in London. He has been involved in a number of international projects such as a retail store in Milan, New Modern Art Museum in Lisbon, an office tower in the City of London, Terminal II International Airport in Kuwait and high-end residential building, Hyde Park London.
He received various awards including Gold Medal for Design Performance 2006 UAL, and 2009 Wildest Imagination of Chelsea College. His works have been published, nominated for awards and exhibited in many Art Galleries such as Saatchi & Saatchi and AA Concrete Geometry in London. He is the inventor of “The Elastic Brick” known as petroleum Brick which has gained considerable exposure as being a new zero carbon material for the construction of mega arches and masonries. The material has been exhibited in many architectural material libraries such as SCIN gallery and London Design Festival. The Elastic brick is still under development as a material for 3D printing technology.
He founded “Ashkan Sadeghi Atelier (ASA)” in 2014 and since then he has built two museum/galleries in Tehran.
2011 - 2013: AA DIP, RIBA II, Honour Nominee, Architectural Association School of Architecture
2009 - 2010: AA INT, RIBA I, Architectural Association School of Architecture, London
2006 - 2009: BA ART, Interior and Spatial Design, UAL, Chelsea College of Arts and Designs, London
HONOR NOMINEE - AA Part II Design Thesis, 2013
HIGH PASS - AA Technical Thesis, 2013
IMAGINATION PRIZE - for the best wildest imagination of the year, Chelsea College of Arts, 2009
ABC AWARDS - in screen printing, London College of communication, 2007
DESIGN PERFORMANCE - Gold medal, 2006
NCFE - National Awarding Body, Key skills in improving own learning and performance, 2006
2016: Foster and Partner, Material Innovation Exhibition, London.
2015: Aisa House, Veritcal Reclamation as part of a group exhibition, London.
2014: SCIN Gallery – London Design Festival, the Elastic Brick, London.
2013: AA Project Review 2013, Dip 16 – Architectural Association, London.
2012: AA Project Review 2012, Dip 06 – Architectural Association, London.
2010: AA Project Review 2010, Int 11 – Architectural Association, London.
2010: AA Concrete Geometries Research cluster – Architectural Association, London.
2009: AA Project Review 09 – Chelsea College of Arts and Design, London.
2008: 08 Chelsea College – Spatial Design Award ceremony, London.
2007: Saatchi & Saatchi – 4C Exhibition, with 24 Emerging Artists, London.
2005: Tehran Expo – Mixed Media and Illustration with Hamid Beiki, Tehran
2004: Beyond Human Anatomy – Painting Exhibition, Sabz Gallery, Tehran
AA Project Review Book, Part II Design Thesis, Dip16, Vertical Reclamation, London, 2013
AD, Architectural Design Magazine, IRAN, Today, Past & Future, November, London, 2012
AA Project Review Book, Part I Design Thesis, Int 11, London, 2010
Concrete Geometries – Spatial Form in Social and aesthetic processes, London, 2010
Chelsea College Project Review Book, Tokra Museum of Artefact, London, 2009
Saatchi & Saatchi – 4C Exhibition, Installation Review, London, 2007
2014 - 2015: PLP Architecture, London
2011 - 2012: Foster & Partners, Architectural Designer, London.
2010 - 2011: Amanda Levete Architects, Architectural Designer, London.
2003 - 2005: Third Line Design Company, Graphic Designer, Tehran
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