Iranian Architecture Shines in Eastern Europe

Mehr Khaneh (House of the Sun), a project in Ukraine inspired by Iranian traditional architecture and the ancient culture and religion of Mithraism, has drawn foreign media attention in an international exhibition.

Tehran’s Tabiat Bridge Receives Aga Khan Architecture Award

Iran's largest pedestrian bridge is among the six winners of this year's $1 million Aga Khan Award for Architecture. Tabiat Pedestrian Bridge, a pink rubberised...

Tehran’s Towers: How Iranian Capital Embraced Bold Architecture

From its iconic Azadi (freedom) tower, which has ridden out a revolution, an eight-year war and innumerable protest rallies, to the elegant museum of contemporary art or the city theatre, Tehran has long been home to a brand of wacky, yet distinctively Iranian, contemporary buildings.

FAO Enters into Partnership with UNHCR to Help Afghan Refugees in Iran

The FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization) office in Iran has entered into partnership with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in an attempt to improve livelihood of Afghan refugees in the Islamic Republic.

Hypnotizing Beauty of Iranian Mosque Ceilings

Middle Eastern architecture is renowned for its kaleidoscopic beauty. If you have not had a chance yet to witness it for yourself, we can take you on a mesmerizing visual journey.

Historical Houses of Iran’s Kashan

The central Iranian city of Kashan is home to several historical houses with beautiful architecture and decorations. These houses, including those of Boroujerdis, Tabatabaeis,...

Historic Kalantari Bazaar in Tehran

Most of the businessmen in Kalantari Bazaar, an ancient trading district in Grand Bazaar of the Iranian capital city of Tehran, are selling domestic...

Tughrul Tower, 12th Century Monument in Southern Tehran

Tugrul Tower, which was built in the 12th century CE, is located in the city of Rey, south of the Iranian capital.

Darougheh House in Iran’s Mashhad Wins UNESCO Conservation Award

The conservation of Darougheh House in Mashhad, Khorasan Razavi Province, was among the 13 winning projects of UNESCO 2016 Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation.
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Robots to Combat Desertification and Repel Pests

Iranian researchers have designed robots that help combat desertification and repel pests.

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