Hossein Behmanesh

BArch, MArch (Prof), PhD


Urban Designer

Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington

Hossein is an Urban Designer with extensive experience in both Iran and New Zealand across urban development and landscape design projects.

He recently completed his PhD in urban design, and he is interested about the temporary use of public areas for events and festivals. He had the chance to work on an award-winning city revitalisation project before joining Studio Pacific, which provided the area with a new facility for the community that welcomes and hosts guests and embodies the uniqueness and culture of the region.  

Hossein is excited to join Studio Pacific's urban design and landscape team as an Urban Designer. He's eager to contribute his expertise and help create sustainable and inclusive built environments.


Qualifications and affiliations

  • Bachelor of Architecture, IAUM, Iran, 2009
  • Master of Architecture, IAUM, Iran, 2014
  • PhD in Urban Design, Victoria University of Wellington, 2022


  • Landscape
  • Urban Design