Saba Salekfard


Saba Salekfard is an architectural designer and educator from Los Angeles. She earned her Master’s in Architecture from the Yale School of Architecture and a Bachelor’s Degree from the California Polytechnic University, Pomona, receiving awards such as the Outstanding Thesis Prize and the David M. Schwarz / Architectural Good Times Services Award. Her ongoing research investigates the relationship between domesticity and urbanism and has been the recipient of the Paul Katz / KPF Fellowship. Her artistic practice explores identity and representation through the lens of performance, narrative, and curation, and has been published widely and exhibited throughout Los Angeles. She has been an editor for journals like Retrospecta and Paprika! and her work has been published for Archinect, Vice, and the World Architecture Festival.

Saba has taught at Cal Poly’s Department of Architecture as a lecturer and studio professor, and worked for international firms Robert A. M. Stern Architects and 5+ Design. Currently she is working and researching in New York City.