STATE OF CALIFORNIA
Before founding the Albert Group Architects in 1979, Steve worked as a project manager and senior designer for Dworsky and Associates in Los Angeles and then for Caudill, Rowlett & Scott in Houston, Texas. He is a former Architectural Commissioner for the City of Beverly Hills and member of the Affordable Living for the Aging Board of Directors. Steve received his Bachelor of Architecture from Carnegie Mellon University in 1966 and his Master of Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley in 1967.
Adam possesses extensive experience working with educational institutions, including pre-kindergarten through high school private and charter schools, as well as non-profits specializing in education. Adam brings to his projects a strong sense of social and environmental responsibility, a detail oriented managerial approach, and an outstanding facility for working with a variety of BIM and 3D modeling programs. Adam was born and raised in Los Angeles and received his BA in from Brown University in 1998 and his MArch from the Southern California Institute of Architecture in 2007.
Before joining the Albert Group, Mehrzad was an Associate Architect for West Pacifica Design in Beverly Hills and a Project Manager for Opal Construction Co in Isfahan, Iran. She served on the facaulties of the Islamic Azad University of Falavarjan, the Daneshpajoohan Institute of Higher Eductation, and the Islamic Azad University of Khorasgan, where she also received her continuous Master of Architecture in 2006. In 2012, she received a Master of Design Research in Emerging Systems and Technologies from the Southern California Institute of Architecture. She is a licenced architect in Iran.
Nicola earned his MSc in Architecture in 2012 from the University of Genoa and a building energy certification in 2013 from CENED in Milan. He is a licenced architect in Italy and cofounder of Gruppo Informale, a company that designs and constructs installations and furniture in public spaces. He has worked for Vora Arquitectura in Barcelona, Luca Clavarino Architettura in Genoa, and as a teaching assistant at the Polytechnic University of Milan.
Max is an Argentinian architect and graduated from the University of Buenos Aires. His professional experience includes a wide variety of projects, programs and scales, ranging from single family residences to international airports and city planning. Before founding his own firm in Argentina -FACT-, he worked for international renowned offices such as Bjarke Ingels Group, Dieguez Fridman A&A and Merkli Architeckten, as well as serving as a design professor at his university for the past four years. At The Albert Group Architects, he contributes with his design-focus management of multi-family residential projects.