Working on interdisciplinary platforms, Nader Tehrani's research has been focused on the transformation of the building industry, innovative material applications, and the development of new means and methods of construction- as exemplified in his work with digital fabrication. As the founding principal of Office dA, Tehrani's work received many prestigious awards, among which included the Cooper- Hewitt National Design Award in Architecture, The American Academy of Arts and Letters Architecture Award, and thirteen Progressive Architecture Awards. Tehrani is also a professor and the head of the Department of Architecture at the MIT School of Architecture and Planning.
In over twenty years practicing architecture, Dan Gallagher has had extensive experience in the management, design, development, and construction administration of a wide range of projects. As Vice President of Office dA, Gallagher oversaw projects such as Banq Restaurant, the Macallen Building, the Fleet Library at Rhode Island School of Design, Helios House in Los Angeles, and the Newly Opened Hinman Research Building at The Georgia Institute of Technology.
Katherine Faulkner, AIA, joins NADAAA after twenty years of detailed design and management experience in large scale planning, academic, institutional, and health-care projects. Faulkner recently completed an MBA and continues to focus on business and branding through Architecture. At NADAAA she will work to position the firm within an expanded market.