Taylor Design, an employee-owned architectural, interior design and strategies firm, has expanded its education design practice with the addition of . Based in the firm’s San Francisco office, Farhadi brings more than three decades of experience in the architecture profession, primarily focusing on higher education and school projects throughout Northern California. Building upon Taylor Design’s 40 years of success in its core markets of health care, education, science and technology and senior living, Farhadi will serve as project director/senior education planner for the firm. In her new role, she will lead current education projects and conduct new business pursuits throughout California, working in collaboration with Taylor Design’s existing education team. Before joining Taylor Design, Mani held senior-level leadership roles for two international architectural firms, including her recent position as senior associate/project manager for Steinberg in San Jose, Calif., and her prior role as associate at Sasaki Associates in Watertown, Mass.