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.
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.
Emad-ed-Dowleh mosque, a historical structure located in the city of Kermanshah in Western Iran, annually attracts numerous tourists to the region.
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.
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.
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 in northern Tehran is one of the most luxurious palaces of the Qajar dynasty which was built at the time of Nassereddin Shah Qajar.
A project by two Iranian architects has been nominated for 2A Asian Architecture Award 2017 in Germany’s capital, Berlin.
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.
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.