Omid Rouhani
Master of Architecture, University of Arizona

Omid Rouhani, has a Master of Architecture from the University of Arizona and a Bachelors of Arts with Honors in Architecture from the Birmingham City University. As a practicing architect in three different continents, he has designed and supervised more than eighty projects ranging from custom homes to large corporative international regional head offices. He is also a full time faculty at Zayed University teaching Interior Design since 2001, having established an Interior Design major in Dubai and Abu Dhabi campuses of Zayed University.

Working very closely with the UAE Housing Authorities, his current research interests are in the areas of housing and the effects of design and cultural evolutions on the levels of happiness. Papers based on his research have been presented at national and international conferences and his professional work has been published in regional and international architectural journals. His work can be viewed on


Dubai Academic City, Dubai


+971 4 402 1111

Teaching Areas

Architectural and Interior Design

Research and Professional Activities


Happiness in Design

Modern Architecture