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Full Howz is a podcast that frames architecture within the contemporary world of cultural production. It takes listeners into spaces and places that are ripe for review, building narratives through sound, history, and interviews.

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Episode 1

The Iranian howz is a mystical shallow pool that acts as the social, sensual, and spiritual center of the home.


Episode 2

The Ebony Magazine test kitchen is the hypnotizing predecessor of the Bon Appétit Test Kitchen.


Episode 3

The post-pandemic design interventions in Manhattan’s Chinatown are varyingly constructive and performative.

Coming soon!

Oct 21, 2020

Full Howz is featured in MIT Architecture’s Out of Frame.

Read Full Howz : A Sharing Driven Process by Marianna González-Cervantes in WIP-ish.



July 21, 2020

Full Howz is featured on Harvard Graduate School of Design Radio.

Listen to In Studio: Full Howz.



February 20, 2020

Naderi-Azad is a contributor to Rem Koolhaas and AMO’s Countryside, The Future at Guggenheim Museum in New York.


January 1, 2020

Naderi-Azad is selected for Wallpaper* Graduate Directory 2020:
Design stars of the future.


November 2, 2019

The Jiggly, Chewable, Hardly Reducible Ball Hall is featured in Harvard GSD’s Platform 12.


April 29, 2019

Naderi-Azad and Lindsey Krug are jointly published in Harvard GSD’s Open Letters.

Read Tagged for Removal.


December 1, 2017

Djin Tower is featured in Harvard GSD’s Platform 10.


December 1, 2016

Stepwell Transformer is featured in Harvard GSD’s Platform 9.

Khorshid Naderi-Azad is an architectural designer and podcast host in Vancouver. Born and raised in Tehran, she received a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from McGill University and a Master of Architecture with Distinction from Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Her work focuses on architecture of the ample, the accessible, and the anexact. She has formerly designed at Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates in New York; Office for Metropolitan Architecture in Rotterdam; MALL and ALLTHATISSOLID in Cambridge; Cross Campus in Los Angeles; Perkins+Will, Bing Thom, and IBI Group in Vancouver.

For inquiries, please contact via email.

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