More than 172 tons of saffron worth $246.7 million were exported to 47 countries, including the US, in the last Iranian year that ended March 20, the president of Iran’s National Saffron Center said.
The Grand Mosque of Urmia in northwestern Iran, which is the city’s congregational mosque (Jāme), is considered an architectural masterpiece dating back to hundreds of years ago.
The central Iranian city of Kashan is home to several historical houses with beautiful architecture and decorations. These houses, including those of Boroujerdis, Tabatabaeis, and Abbasis, are among the most interesting tourist destinations in Kashan.
The famous architecture website Arch Daily has reviewed the geometry and materials used in Iranian architecture and its fantastic use of brick or adobe elements.
A book on Iranian art and architecture, titled 'Les Coupoles Persanes', (in English 'Persian Cupolas: the Art of Skies and the Earth'), has been published in France.
A’Design Competition, the world’s most important contest in the fields of architecture and designing, has introduced 2016 top countries based on the number of designers that have been granted with the A' Design Award.
Italian photographer Massimo Rumi spent a month travelling around the breathtaking ancient mosques and bazaars of Iran, and took stunning photos of Islamic buildings, which show how Persian architects used science and math in their works.
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 Khorshid (sun) Palace in Kalat, near the northeastern city of Mashhad, Iran, was built at the order of Nader Shah Afshar, the founder of the Afsharid dynasty, in 1729 CE.
The Marble Palace in Ramsar is one of the historic buildings and royal residences located in Ramsar, a city on the coast of the Caspian Sea in Mazandaran province.[:es]El Palacio Real de la ciudad de Ramsar, en la provincia norteña de Mazandarán, consiste en uno de las obras magníficas de aequitectura iraní, pereteneciente a la época de Pahlaví.