Abbas Gharib, founder of studio Gharib ,(born 16 June 1942) is an Italian-based architect of Iranian origin. His approach to planning and design has made him well known as an influential figure in the research, practice and teaching of Post-contemporary art and architecture. He studied architecture at the University IUAV of Venice. His role in evolving the method of creative development in Tenstar Community Association proposes through the development of an integrated set of creative disciplines, an education that transforms the urban regeneration in an added value through the interaction of creative disciplines. An added value that allows the users of the projects to meet their operational needs in an area renovated with sustainable long-term economy based on the use of knowledge (knowledge based production) rather than on the dispersion of energy (energy based production).