Salva is a PhD Student at the Chair of Computer Aided Architectural Design, ETH Zurich, since November 2013. Her field of research is on Heterotopian Housing Design with Pre-specific approach. She graduated with honours from Department of Architectural Technology, Tabriz Islamic Art University, Iran in 2011. Her Master thesis was focused on “Toward the Bio-mimicry in Architectural Designs”. Prior joining to the CAAD she was working as lecturer in Tabriz University and Tabriz Islamic Art university and research assistant in Iran’s Cultural Heritage Organization.