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Nader Tehrani is a tenured Professor of Architecture at Massachusetts Institute\r\n of Technology and a principal at the Boston-based architecture firm, Office dA. He has also taught at the Harvard Graduate School \r\nof Design, Rhode Island School of Design, and Georgia Institute of \r\nTechnology, where he served as the Thomas W. Ventulett III Distinguished\r\n Chair in Architectural Design. In the academic context, Nader Tehrani has focused on research \r\nsurrounding materials, methods of aggregations, geometry and the \r\nadvancement of digital fabrication. His participation in the \r\nImmaterial/Ultra-material Exhibition at Harvard's GSD is also paralleled\r\n by his installations at the Museum of Modern Art, Boston ICA, and \r\nGeorgia Tech, investigating new means and methods of fabrication in \r\nwood, steel, rope and polycarbonate. As a principal at Office dA he has received numerous international awards. Office dA’s work in green, sustainable design includes Helios House, a \r\nsustainable power station in Los Angeles, and the Macallen building, a \r\n144 unit condominium in Boston. Office dA has also worked on the \r\nTongxian Arts Center in Beijing, the Elemental community project in \r\nChile, and the Villa Moda Competition in Kuwait.