Rai Studio was founded in June 2007 by Iranian architect Pouya Khazaeli Parsa with the aim of reviving what he considers to be the lost spirit of architecture.
Khazaeli Parsa earned his Master's degree in architecture from Tehran Azad University in 2000.
He has since worked with several internationally renowned offices, including; Shigero Ban Architects, Shirdel and Partners, NJP Architects
Khazaeli Parsa is one of Iran's foremost architects and has been recognized as such in numerous architectural competitions and art beinnials, most notably;
A world Pavilion Competition-2004, The 4th Tehran sculpture biennial-2005 (Kamalledin Behzad Prize), Memar Award-2006 ("Best Residential Building"), Memar Award-2009 ("First Prize") .
As an international firm, Rai Studio have world wide partners in Tokyo, Rio de Janiro,Sydney and Milan .