Born 1985 Boston, Massachusetts. Studied BSc Architecture at University of East London (2003 – 2007) completing his RIBA 1. Worked at Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), Rotterdam (2007 – 2008) Gained his RIBA Part 2 after studying at Intermediate and Diploma Schools of the Architectural Association (AA) School of Architecture (2008 – 2012). Moved to Los Angeles in 2013. Worked at Dan Brunn Architects. Worked on James Jean’s House before moving to Dubai, United Arab Emirates for joining back to Office for Metropolitan Architecture (2015 – 2016). Worked on some of the key projects of the firm in the region like Education City Headquarters in Doha in the team led by Ellen van Loon, Kunle Adeyemi and Concrete in Alserkal in the team led by Iyad Alsaka, Kaveh Dabiri. Currently apart from the independent work in Building Office, works at Perkins+Will, Dubai. Aras was nominated for the Middle East Young Architect of the Year Award in 2018.