Afsaneh Ardehali

Afsaneh Ardehali203A Alumni Hall
(513) 529-6426

Courses Taught (past two academic years):  

ARC 101 Beginning Design Studio
ARC 113 Graphic Media I
ARC 225 Design and Behavior

Educational Credentials:

MS Arch, College of DAAP, University of Cincinnati, 2011
M Arch, California Polytechnic State University, 1987
B Arch, University of Washington, 1981     

Teaching Experience:

Visiting Assistant Professor, Miami University, 2022-Present
Part-Time Faculty, University of New Mexico, 2021-2022
Part-Time Faculty, Miami University, 2014-2016
Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati, 2012-2014
Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati, 2007-2012
Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati, 2001-2003

Professional Experience:

Style Advisor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Cincinnati, OH, 2017-2020
Principal, Reconnect Architecture, Cincinnati, OH, 2015-Present
Building Commissioner, Village of Mariemont, (Mariemont, OH) 2001-2002
Plans Examiner, Hamilton County Department of Building Inspections, (Cincinnati, OH) 1997-2001
Afsaneh Ardehali Architecture, (Cincinnati, OH) 1993-1997
Architectural Designer, Todd Lee/Clark/Rozas Associates, (Boston, MA) 1989-1990
Architectural Designer, Primary Group, (Boston, MA) 1988-1989     
Architectural Designer, Feinknopf Macioce Schappa Architects, (Columbus, OH) 1984-1988


Registered Architect, State of Ohio
NCARB certified     

Selected Publications, Creative Scholarship, Awards, Grants:

UC, Faculty Development Council (FDC), Individual Proposal “Creativity in Thinking: Developing an Open Attitude and a Global Perspective in Technology Driven Students”, $3,800, 2012
UC, Graduate Summer Research Mentoring Experience “Phenomenology in Architecture: Theoretical and practical Approaches”, $3,000, 2010
“Mood: The Phenomenal Ground of the Mediated City and Marshall McLuhan’s Proposition for “media-as-the-message,” paper presented in 50 Years in the Global Village–The Mediated City–Part Two, Los Angeles, Woodbury University, CA
“Globalization: The New Mood-Consciousness of Architecture” paper published in Change, Architecture, Education, Practices, ACSA International Conference Proceedings, pp. 447-456, 2012
“The Otherwise of the Silk Road: the gap between the photographic representation and artistic expression” paper published in The Asian Conference on the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Conference Proceedings, pp. 1878-1893
“Silk Road Conversations: Photography, History, and Architecture” paper in collaboration with Mary Frederickson, Ph. D., presented at the “Reading Visual Media” CUSO Conference 
“Synopsis: shattered-light-therme-mood” photographic exhibit, April 4-9 26, MU, 2016
“Aqua-attune” photographic exhibit, Wash Park Art, Cincinnati, OH, May 22-June 7, 2015
“The Visible in the Invisible,” photographic exhibit, Wash Park Art, Cincinnati, OH, 2014