Pariya received her M.S. in Design of Cities from Southern California Institute of Architecture, an M.A. in Architecture and Urban Design from Frankfurt Academy of Fine Arts, and a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering from Islamic Azad University. In addition to her commitment to City Design Studio, Pariya pursues avid research on the effects of finance capitalism in urban life and speculates on new urban scenarios by redefining the financial agenda behind major monetary systems. She also recently became a LEED Green Associate and is pursuing her interest in environmental sustainability. She is an Associate Member of the American Institute of Architects.