Solmaz Jafari Samani
Solmaz Jafari graduated with a Master of Urban Design from the University of Tehran. Her thesis focused on improving and organizing informal settlements, using the principles of Urban Acupuncture, during which she studied how we can reach long-lasting improvements. She is also interested in the research field of sustainability, tactical urbanism, place-making, and liveable cities.
As a researcher in T-Thesis program at TUIC, Solmaz studied various dimensions of urban acupuncture. The outcome of her research has been published as the ISSUE 04 of the TUIC101 series, entitled 101 Points on Introducing Urban Acupuncture.