Shima Roshanzamir is an Iranian architect and urban designer. She received her Ph.D. on "subjective deterritorialization" under the supervision of Wolf Prix and Sanford Kwinter in 2015, as well as a Master of Urban Design, both from the Applied Art University of Vienna. She also has a Master of Sustainable Architecture from the Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST).
From 2010 to 2016, apart from her practice, she worked in Coop-himmelblau as an associate, where she engaged in several architectural projects and researches on urban design in collaboration with Vienna city hall. In 2015 she co-founded Rasesh urban design and architecture office with Morteza Farhadian Dehkordi. The office focuses on reimagination of everyday use of space.
Her main research interests include agent-based modeling of cities, urban branding, strategic design and open systems, negotiating urbanism, and the internet of city. Her articles and researches are published and presented in several international platforms, including IAAC responsive cities symposium, ASCAAD int. conference, and Intelligent computing in engineering. She also collaborated with Urban Strategies Postgraduate Program as an instructor, and attended MAK-Schindler in residence scholarship.