Mr. Ghiai has engaged in architecture and development for over 25 years.
His first assignment after graduating from the Lycee Janson de Sailly(Paris),
Pratt Institute and CCA, was Chief of Research at the firm of Heydar Ghiai, Teheran. That office designed major hospital and military complexes.
Subsequent to Mr. Ghiai establishing the Ghiai Group of Companies in the United States,
he has been responsible for work in the US, France, Switzerland, Costa Rica and in other
countries in association with other offices.

A full Portfolio of Mr. Ghiai's work can be viewed at www.ghiai.com


Lycee Janson de Sailly, Paris: Baccalaureate
Pratt Institute, New York: Bachelors in Architecture: Hospital Design, Urban Planning
California College of the Arts, San Francisco: Masters of Architecture


Ghiai Architects 1985 to Present
Ghiai Development Corporation, President, CEO 1985 to Present
P.A.C.E. International, llc. 1993 to 1998
Schmidt, Garden & Erikson, Assistant Director, International Projects 1982-1989


Registered Architect, California
Registered Architect, Illinois
Registered Architect, France
Registered Architect, British Columbia, Canada

American Institute of Architects
Odre des Architectes, France
Architectural Institute of British Columbia
UIA ( Union Internationale des Architectes)
Academie d'Architecture (Paris, France)
NCARB Certification
International Correspondent for : Architecture Mediterraneenne (Architectural Magazine)
Artistic Advisor for: IRAN-DAS Foundation


Lecturer École Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture Paris Malaquais
Lecturer UC Berkeley

Guest Speaker, Pratt Institute, New York
Guest Lecturer AIASF: Resort Design
Professor of Architectural Design: FIDM, San Francisco
Mr. Ghiai's projects have been featured in over 20 U.S. and International Reviews.
Yves Ghiai is a recipient of a special Proclamation by Mayor Willie Brown of San Francisco
Gold Medal Academie d'Architecture, Paris, France