As principal of CannonDesign’s national practice and Design Director of the Yazdani Studio of CannonDesign, Mehrdad Yazdani practices at the intersection of the large office and the small studio.

Named by Progressive Architecture as one of the world’s top emerging architects just three years after earning his Masters of Architecture, Mehrdad has garnered over 50 major design awards and publication in national and international journals, including the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Architectural Record, Dezeen, Fast Company, BusinessWeek and more. His work has been exhibited around the world and held in permanent collections at the MoMA, SFMOMA and the Library of Congress.

Mehrdad is a renowned member of the international design community, capable of merging architecture, artistry, design creativity and elegance to create transformative and remarkable structures and spaces.