Alireza Sagharchi

Alireza Sagharchi RIBA FRSA (born 1959) is a United Kingdom-Iranian architect. He received his Diploma in Architecture from the University of Westminster, London in 1986. Before setting up his own practice, Sagharchi was for 15 years the Senior Associate at Porphyrios Associates, a firm whose work follows the principles of traditional architecture and urbanism.

He has been responsible for a number of high-profile projects. These include master-planning in commercial, resort/leisure and private residential sector in the United Kingdom, Europe, North America and the Middle East.

Notable among these projects are a villa in the south of France, embassies in Mayfair and Belgravia in London, the New Qandrangle and Theatre for Magdalen College in Oxford, the Kings Cross regeneration preliminary master plan in London, Princeton University Whitman College master plan, office buildings in Athens, Reading and Birmingham, England and luxury hotels in Germany, Greece and Egypt.

Sagharchi has taught at the Prince of Wales' Institute of Architecture. He has been a visiting critic at Yale and Greenwich Universities and the Notre Dame summer schools. He serves on the executive committee of the Traditional Architecture Group at the RIBA and sits on the Casework Panel of the Georgian Group. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and he is a member of the College of Practitioners of the International Network for Traditional Building Architecture and Urbanism. His Danube Delta Resort project was recently was distinguished and selected for exhibition by the judges at the Philippe Rotthier European Prize for Architecture.

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