Farnoosh Rafaie



M.Arch, Harvard GSD B.Arch, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

Farnoosh Rafaie is a Lecturer at the USC School of Architecture and a practicing designer at the irreverent architecture based practice Design, Bitches. A native Californian, she reaches USC with an innate interest in exploring an architecture of unique and peculiar congeries of everyday suburbia. The distinction of remarkable to unremarkable ways of living, and everything in between.

Her contributing work has been published in Detail Magazine, OBL/QUE, Pasajes Arquitectura y Critica, & Platform at Harvard GSD.

Farnoosh received her Bachelor's in Architecture from California Polytechnic San Luis Obispo and her Master’s from Harvard Graduate School of Design. 

Related Links: frafaie.com

Currently Teaching
  • 202aL
    Architectural Design II
    Architectural Design II

    Students will build on the techniques and methodologies gained in the first-year program, while adding to them a comprehensive idea about site as a cultural and physical generator of architectural form. Students will be introduced to methods of site analysis and research, new generative drawing techniques, as well as the architectural and disciplinary conventions associated with site work.

    Prerequisite: ARCH 102bL.

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