Nakisa Heshmati, Architect, LEED AP BD+C
Director of Planning

“When I was a child, I was drawn to Lego’s and puzzles. As an Architect at AO, my work lets me continue my fascination with puzzles and building blocks. Today, my puzzles are life size.”

Nakisa Heshmati has 20 years of experience in the field of Architecture, 17 of which are with AO, in the architectural programming and planning of high density multifamily and mixed-use projects. Mrs. Heshmati reputation in professionalism and commitment are highly regarded by AO and the clients and consultants she works with.

Nakisa in three words:

Friendly. Diligent. Responsible.



Licensed Architect State of California | LEED AP BD+C


Master of Architecture, Azad University, Iran | Bachelor of Architecture, Azad University, Iran

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