FERESHTEH TABE

Founding Partner, President

RA, AIA, RIBA

 

Fereshteh Tabe is the co-founder and the president of Tabe Shouri, a studio for architecture, urbanism, and design, rooted in sustainability and humanism. She is a registered architect in both New York and Pennsylvania. She is also NCARB Certified from the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards and holds a LEED AP BD+C certificate from the U.S. Green Building Council. Fereshteh has over fifteen years of experience in the design and construction of large- and small-scale projects in the US, Australia, China, and Iran; providing design and management solutions throughout all phases for various project types with a focus on educational, cultural, and multi-residential developments.

Together with Amir Shouri, she established Tabe Shouri in New York in 2017. Over the last few years, the practice has evolved and proposed a wide range of public infrastructure, faith, and cultural buildings, museum and exhibition spaces, educational, offices, and workplaces to private houses and furniture design.

Education:

Fereshteh (1983, Iran) studied architecture at Tehran Azad University (B.Arch, 2007) and completed her academic studies at The University of Melbourne (M.Arch, 2012) in Australia and Columbia University (M.S.AAD, 2013) in the USA.

Professional Experience:

In her most recent professional collaboration outside TABE SHORUI, Fereshteh collaborated with OMA in their New York office (2021-2023). Fereshteh has performed in all five phases of architectural services in large and small-scale projects including the Texas residential tower for Skanska, the Manhattan luxury residential high-rise for Sedesco, Center Pompidou in New Jersey, and the Washington Bridge in DC. In Davis Brody Bond (2017-2021), Fereshteh was involved as an associate in infrastructural projects for Columbia University’s Manhattanville campus designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop (RPBW), and the New York Structural Biology Center, and New York University (181 Mercer Street) new building design. Between 2013-2017, Fereshteh was an architect at Robert A.M. Stern, where she was among the project management and design team for the design and construction of the Charles R. Jonas Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse and multiple large-scale mixed-use developments. In Melbourne (2012), she was a member of the studio John Wardle Architects which is internationally renowned for making extraordinary buildings and places that matter. John Wardle received the 2020 Australian Institute of Architects Gold Medal.

Outside her professional career, Fereshteh established TaShALab (Tabe Shouri Architecture Lab – 2013-2017) with Amir Shouri in New York; to develop their design manifesto through international architectural competitions. This path led them to architectural thinking to create an atmosphere, where its architectural characteristics aim to raise the consciousness of its users. Following receiving several prestigious distinctions in the US and Europe, they launched their architectural practice, TABE SHOURI.