Pirouz Nourian is an assistant professor of design informatics with expertise and interest in computational generative design, specifically by means of mathematical modelling, geometrical, topological, or graph-theoretical computing. He has developed several computational tool-suites, most well-known among which are Space Syntax and Cheetah for Grasshopper 3D. Pirouz teaches mathematics and programming (Algorithms, Data Models, C#, Python) within MSc Architecture, MSc Building Technology and MSc Geomatics programs. He has a PhD in Design Informatics, an MSc in Architecture, and a BSc in Electrical Engineering with a major in Control Engineering. He is an architect with three years professional experience, a carpenter, and a research software engineer.
Gamification of Design
Earth & Masonry Architecture
PhD in Design Informatics, Graph Theoretical Methods for Design and Analysis of Spatial Configurations, 2016
Delft University of Technology
MSc in Architecture, 2009
Tehran University of Art
BSc in Electrical Engineering, Major in Control Systems Engineering, 2004