About us // Ghazaleh Akbarnejad

Ghazaleh Akbarnejad

Ghazaleh holds a B.Sc and M.Sc in architectural engineering, with more than five years of experience working in consulting engineering sector as an architect. Currently, her focus is on urban studies and planning, doing a master’s program at Simon Fraser University.

Ghazaleh’s research and design interests include community housing, neighbourhood, public space, and place-making. She is interested in using her research and design skills to improve well-being of communities and to tackle social and environmental challenges through programming and the built-environment evaluation and intervention. She finds creative and efficient ways to engage communities in this process, including underrepresented populations.

She is also into visual arts and enjoys painting.

Ghazaleh Akbarnejad SFU Research Assistant.