Ahmad Hessami was born in Tehran, 1952.
In 1970, he moved to Italy, Florence, to study art and architecture.
In 1978, he received the doctor in architecture degree from University of Florence.
In 1979, he obtained the postgraduate diploma in restoration of historical monuments.
In 1979, he started to follow the Leonardo Savioli's studio and in the same time working and collaborating with arch Corradetti designing football stadium, sport centers cultural and commercial and residential buildings.
In 1984, he started to be interested to city environment and in particular way the relation between birds and city.
In 1988, he designed the pigeon towers for the city of Prato.
In 1985, he started to collaborate with Professor Paolo Galli in the Faculty of Architecture, University of Florence and in the same time working on several environmental ideas and designing different shops and galleries in Tuscany.
In 1981, he started to exhibit in different Italian cities, in Pisa was awarded in collage and painting.
presenting his ideas in art and architecture using the collage technique, collagen two different patterns and scales, one in natural environment, biological structure and another one the computer's cheap structure as the future combination of the biology and technology or biotechnology organism, which he foreseen as the new era.
In 1995 and 1997, he had two different shows in Florence presenting collage work, focusing on chaos theme.
In 1992, he designed a residential community for Iranian private company.
Moving back to Iran, he started to collaborate with "Tarh va Abady" Consulting Architect & Eng, on Navab project, Niavaran residential high-rise and Iranian Achieve Building.
He designed residential commercial and cultural buildings; actually, he is teaching architecture in Hamadan University and visiting professor in the Tehran fine art faculty and in the same time working and designing architecture, as well as painting.
Publications, Exhibition, and Conferences
2007- Memari VA Shahrsazi, presenting Prof. Leonardo Savioli
2007- Peter Eisenman, Kankash Dar Ayande, published by Nashr e Nazar, Tehran
1991- Il Laboratorio (the pigeon towers), Published by ATON s.r.l
1988- La Casa Piu Bella Del Mondo, architectural competition, Published by Europan, R.Emiglia
1985- Riuso Urbano, university works, published by Alinea, Florence
1985- Il Labirinto, architectural competition, published by Grafus, Bologna
1985- FIRE- NZE 1985, fire in Florence, an art exhibition, city of Florence
Exhibitions and Conferences
1981- Solo art exhibition, Pisa, Italy
1982- Viviani award for painting and graphic Marina di Pisa, Italy
1983- Collective art exhibition, Pisa, Italy
1984- Collective art exhibition, Florence, Italy
1985- Collective sculpture exhibition, Florence, Italy
1995- Solo art exhibition, sponsored by ATON, Florence, Italy
1996- Solo art exhibition, Florence, Italy
1997- Solo art exhibition, Tehran Barg Gallery, Iran
1998- Biennale art exhibition, Tehran, Iran
1999- International art exhibition Leopolda Museum Florence, Italy
2000- Collective art exhibition, Italian library, Tehran, Iran
2007- Collective art in Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art
2007- Solo art exhibition in Niavaran Cultural Center
2008- Biennale art exhibition in Tehran, Iran
Summary of work experience & Education
Summary of Work Experience:
Chief designer, Hessami & Partners Architectural Services, Tehran, Iran, 1991-2009
Designed private villas and residential, commercial, cultural buildings and sport centers, interiors and landscaping
Conducted architectural proposal for cultural and recreation centre
Worked closely with clients to determine type, style and use of building
Designed buildings and developed plans and specifications including building materials, costs and construction schedules
Prepared preliminary sketches and architectural models
Supervised the preparation of blueprints for use by contractors and trades persons
Hired and supervised contractors and other personnel involved with projects
Directed activities on construction sites to ensure compliance with specifications
Conducted feasibility studies and financial analyses of building project
Prepared and recommended land development concepts, plans for zoning, subdivisions, transportation, public utilities, community facilities and urban parks
Presented plans to municipal authorities and facilitated meetings to the general public and special interest groups for discussions
Twenty years of teaching experience in architecture in Italy and Iran, 1985-2009
Member of university science committee in university of Hamedan
Visiting professor at Fine Art University in Tehran University, Visiting Professor, faculty of architecture at Tehran Azad University, 2001-2009
Doctor in architecture, University of Florence, Italy, 1978
Free School of Nude, Academy of Fine Arts in Florence 1979
Diploma in Restoration of Historical Monuments Florence, Italy, 1980
Hessami & Partners; list of projects
2015-Lorestan Office Building Competition, Iran
2014-Kunming Hotel, China
2009- Country house, Tallesh, north of Iran
2008- Residential complex, Niavaran, Tehran
2008- Residential and commercial complex, Tehran
2007- Office and commercial centre, north of Iran
2007- Residential building, North of Tehran
2006- Building Renovation, north of Tehran
2005- Defense Museum competition project, Tehran
2004- Hafez office building competition project, Kish Island
2004- Cultural centre in Seghaleh Khorassan, east of Iran
2002- Cultural, commercial and underground parking In Mashhad, Iran
2001- Residential complex in North of Tehran
2001- Residential complex, Chaloos in north of Iran
1999- Florence Music and Dance Centre, Italy
1998- Building renovation Tehran, Iran
1996- Hotel and Expo centre with G Corradetti, Kazan Tartarestan. Russia
1996- Football stadium with G. Corradetti In Tunis
1996- Town planning for Rezvanshahr, Tallesh, Iran
1995- Country House, Chaloos, north of Iran
1994- Villa in Chaloos , north of Iran
1995- Park and social centre in Tabriz, Iran competition Project
1994- Assnad Melli building Project with Abadi Consulting, Tehran, Iran
1993- Residential buildings for Amir Kabir University With Abadi Consulting,Tehran
1992- Navab buildings with Abadi Consulting, Tehran, Iran
1991- Country house in Seghaleh, east of Iran
1990- Residential buildings for Mashhad Nassoz Factory, Mashhad, Iran
1989- Living Bazaar in Istanbul, Turkey, competition Project
1988- Pigeon Towers in Italy
1988- La Casa Piu Bella del Mondo, competition project
1988- Parking and commercial centre in Pistoia, Italy
1984- Cultivation complex, Sinai Egypt with G. Corradetti
1984- Park and social complex competition project in Bologna, Italy
1984- Football stadium project with G. Corradetti, Marche, Italy
1983- Cultural centre with G. Corradetti, Marche, Italy
1983- Sport Palace with G. Corradetti, Marche, Italy
1983- Designing IBM shopping centre, Florence, Italy
1982‿Renovation of 17th century house in Lucca, Italy
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