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Tabriz in Photos: Forgotten Art of Building Sash Windows

The northwestern Iranian city of Tabriz is known as a centre of making a particular type of colourful sash windows known as “Orosi”, which is a symbol of Iranian-Islamic architecture.

Tehran Engulfed with High-Rise Buildings

In every corner of the Iranian capital, Tehran, citizens are faced with high-rise buildings within their sight. The more the urbanisation has increased, the more high-rise buildings have appeared in Tehran, particularly its northern districts.

Persian Architecture in Photos: Emad-ed-Dowleh Mosque

Emad-ed-Dowleh mosque, a historical structure located in the city of Kermanshah in Western Iran, annually attracts numerous tourists to the region.

Imam Mosque of Isfahan: Masterpiece of Persian Architecture

The Imam Mosque, formerly known as Royal or Shah Mosque, is a historic mosque in Isfahan, central Iran, standing in southern side of Naqsh-e Jahan Square.
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Blue Mosque of Tabriz: Magnificence of 15th-Century Architecture

The Blue Mosque is a famous historic mosque in Tabriz, northwest of Iran. The mosque was constructed in 1465 upon the order of Jahan Shah, the ruler of Kara Koyunlu.

GAP Exhibition Presents Contemporary Iranian Architectural Works

The Global Architecture Profiling (GAP), a top international exhibition of architectural projects, has been kicked off at University of Melbourne, Australia, with Iran attending as this year’s special guest.

Sahebqaraniyeh Palace; Recreation Centre of Iranian Kings

Sahebqaraniyeh Palace in northern Tehran is one of the most luxurious palaces of the Qajar dynasty which was built at the time of Nassereddin Shah Qajar.

Iran’s Orsi Khaneh Nominated for 2A Asian Architecture Award

A project by two Iranian architects has been nominated for 2A Asian Architecture Award 2017 in Germany’s capital, Berlin.

Mosques in Iran; Cultural Havens with Impressive Architecture

Iran has some of the most beautiful mosques in the world. However, aside from their splendour, mosques are also significant religious and cultural centres where people come together to socialize and acquire knowledge.

Shams-ol-Emareh; 150-Year-Old Palace in Heart of Tehran

The Shams-ol-Emareh (Edifice of the Sun) palace is one of the first high-rise buildings of old Tehran, dating back to 150 years ago.

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