Iman Fayyad

Iman Fayyad
Visiting Lecturer

Office: Architecture Building, S-110

Iman Fayyad is an architectural designer at Skidmore, Owings and Merrill in New York. Previously, she taught undergraduate architecture studios at the MIT School of Architecture and Planning, and served as the inaugural John Irving Innovation Fellow at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, where she gave lectures and workshops on projective geometry and conducted research on historical and contemporary geometric techniques in architecture.

Iman’s work focuses on descriptive and analytic geometry and the role it plays in shaping our experience of space. Her recent work on pictorial ambiguity is driven by an interest in the cognitive disconnect between reality and perception, exploring questions of movement and dynamism in static built form.

Iman holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from MIT and a Master in Architecture with Distinction from the Harvard Graduate School of Design, where she was the recipient of the American Institute of Architects Certificate of Merit, Faculty Design Award, and the Araldo A. Cossutta Prize for Design Excellence. Iman has given lectures and served on juries at several institutions including MIT, Harvard, RISD, The Cooper Union, Northeastern University, and the City College of New York. She has worked as a researcher and designer at architecture firms in Boston, New York, and Paris.