Farzam Yazdanseta

Adjunct Assistant Professor



Educational Credentials :

  • M.S.AAD, GSAPP Columbia University
  • M.Arch., University of Maryland
  • B.A., University of Maryland

Teaching Experience :

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, City College of New York, Fall 2014-present
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Pratt Institute School of Architecture, Fall 2012-present
  • Lecturer, Pratt Institute School of Continuing and Professional Studies, July 2015-present
  • Adjunct Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic School of Architecture, Spring 2015
  • Lecturer, University of Maryland School of Architecture, Spring 2012-Fall 2013
  • Adjunct Instructor, Art Institute of New York City, October 2011-September 2012

Professional Experience :

  • Principal and Owner, FYA, Brooklyn, NY, 2014-present
  • Design Consultant, Actual Office, Brooklyn, NY, 2014-present
  • Design Consultant, MSR Design, Maryland, 2014-2016
  • Associate, Handel Architects, New York, February 2013-2014
  • Architectural Designer, Perkins Eastman, New York, 2012-2013
  • Design Consultant, L.E.FT, New York, 2012
  • Project Architect and Designer, Eisenman Architects, New York, 2011
  • 3D Generalist, Tronic Studio, New York, 2010
  • Designer: RUR Reiser Umemoto, New York, 2010

Licenses/Registration :

  • Architecture License, New York State

Selected Publications and Recent Research :

  • Toward an Architecture of Suspension: Promiscuous Collisions of Transient Cartographies, Architecture Thesis, University of Maryland

Professional Memberships :

  • AIA, American Institute of Architects, Brooklyn Chapter
  • NCARB, National Council of Architectural Registration Boards


  • ARCH 61001: Digital Techniques