- M. Arch, University of Pennsylvania
- B.Sc. Civil Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
Rudabeh Pakravan is an architect and educator living in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is the principal of Sidell Pakravan Architects, an architecture and design firm. Ms. Pakravan received her Master of Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania, and has practiced architecture for over fifteen years. Her built work includes a wide range of commercial, residential and civic projects in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, and Paris. Her research on spatial tactics of assembly and protest in Tehran was published in Design Observer and presented as part of the "Redefining Public Space" conference at the University of Pennsylvania. "Instant City," a study of alternative futures for Dubai, was a part of the “Politics of Space and Place” conference at the University of Brighton, and most recently, Ms. Pakravan has collaborated on Little, Big, a series of mile-marking devices along the Pan-American Highway. She has taught at the USC School of Architecture and currently teaches undergraduate and graduate architecture design studios at the University of California, Berkeley.