Also, Seyed Pouyan Bizeh and Pouyan Bizet,
Currently Lives in Tehran, IR
Pouyan is a speculative designer and researcher whose works undergo the confluences of emerging digital technologies, new sociopolitical trends, and fictional storytelling. He received a bachelor of architecture from IAUCTB School of Art and Architecture in Tehran (2012). Later on, He pursued a Master of Architecture in Situated Technologies from University at Buffalo (2016) where he illustrates fictional stories, design products, and innovative platforms via a diverse set of media to address social trends and concerns. During this period, he worked alongside Jordan Geiger as a research assistant.
He is a co-founder of Scenariative collective and a member of the Iranian Elite Foundation. From 2017 he started tutoring in different workshops and seminars at CAAI School of Architecture and Tehran Urban Innovation Center, where he also is a senior researcher. He is the founder of Design Futures Initiative chapter in Tehran. He worked as research and development manager at the renowned architecture studio Nextoffice, where his collaborations resulted in several international awards. He is currently creative storyteller at Shahre Ayandeh Innovation Lab in Tehran.
Pouyan’s projects respond to a vast number of sociopolitical, technological, and economic trends of the global society by sparking discourses about multiple plausible futures. He is always willing to participate in events promoting the spread of futures-related disciplines.