Sina Keivani is an award-winning Iranian Architect, who has found his own architectural firm,” Keivani Architects & Associates”, with his brother, Nima Keivani, Since 2009. After publishing their projects worldwide, their practice received international attention in architectural magazines, books, and websites such as Ifeng space Book - Tianjin Ifeng Space Media Co., Ltd- January. 2018-Taiwan, International Architecte magazine- Issue January – 2018- Dubai, Industria delle Costruzioni magazine- December -2017- Italy, Domus Design magazine- Mar 2017, Manual Of Industrial Interior Design - Phoenix Publishing & Media Group- July 2017 – China, BOB International magazine of Space Design- Issue 150-2017/ South Korea, MINI Building book – Issue 4- 2016 -South Korea, AMBIENTES Magazine, a Latin American publication based in Chile- Aug 2016, Cover of Touch Decor magazine, an English high quality pan Arab magazine- October 2016, VAMP magazine- Issue 25- Dec 2016- Italy, Cover of XXI International Architecture magazine- Issue 152 – 2016 - Turkey.
His works also were exhibited in Modern & Contemporary Architecture of Iran in Tokyo May 2018, GAP 2017 Melbourne School of design. He also has some participating in competitions with several architectural firms as the design architect.
He has received numerous awards and honors, including the Nominee of Aga khan awards for architecture Pardis khaneh- Orsi khaneh- Switzerland- 2019, Middle East Award- Orsi khaneh- Best residential project- Dubai- 2017, Interior Goda Awards- Mehr Khaneh- Third place- Ukraine- 2017, Europe Architecture Awards- Transformable House- Finalist- Berlin- 2017, A’ Design Award- Mehr Khaneh- Silver medal- Italy- 2017, Asia Architecture Awards- Orsi Khaneh- Finalist and condinate- Berlin- 2017, Iranian interior design- Mehr Khaneh- Honorable Mention- Iran- 2016, A’ Design Award- Orsi Khaneh- Bronze medal- Italy- 2016, Residential Architecture- Orsi Khaneh- Honorable Mention- USA- 2016, Asia Pacific property Awards- Orsi Khaneh- Honorable Mention- 2016, Nominee of Aga khan awards for architecture- Khanat- Switzerland- 2013.
He believes that the best answer for today’s Iranian residential project is applying the quality of the traditional Iranian places in a modern form of Architecture fitting the needs of people. The mentioned approach can be seen in their residential projects like Orsi khane, Pardis Khane which were nominated for Agha- Khan Awards. He was also the lecturer in different workshops of Residential Design.
His Focus wasn’t only in residential projects, but in his point of view, architecture should be considered in urban context, so social sustainability and its relationship with quality of urban spaces is one of the main subject of his papers in journals.
His bachelor was in architecture, while he has graduated in Master of” Urban Renovation”, and Urban problems is one of his field of interest, so he has researched and practiced about the renovation of destroyed cities or areas caused by war or natural disasters.
As he is very careful about the Energy usage in his designs and he is aware of concepts of green architecture, which is reflected in his researches using smart technologies for providing sustainability in the projects, besides considering the context and culture.
He is also specialized design, art appreciation, cultural studies, art philosophy, architectural history, urban collective memory, material and climatic issues regarding vernacular architecture and so on, and his papers has already published in several journals and international conferences.
All in All, Sina Keivani is an artist who has not only theater, cinema and photography experience, but he is very enthusiastic in Graphic design, fashion, jewelry design, digital painting, installations, and his works were exhibited in galleries.