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Architecture booms as Iran opens its doors to the world

Iran is "on the verge of a new era for architecture" according to local architects, as change sweeps through the Islamic republic following the lifting of...

First Tehran Architecture Biennial to Open Next Week

The First Tehran Architecture Biennial will kick off on May 14.
Historical House of Boroujerdis

Historical House of Boroujerdis in 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, and Abbasis, are among the most interesting tourist destinations in Kashan.
darougheh

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.
Tabriz

Blue Mosque of Tabriz: Distinguished Architecture in Northwestern Iran

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.

Aliabad Stone Caravanserai – Remnant of Seljuk Dynasty

The stone fort is the only remaining part of this caravanserai of in the heart of the desert. This historical site is located on Iran’s main route from northeast to southwest. Based on the evidence - the type of material and style of architecture - we can tell it belongs to the Seljuk dynasty.

1000-Year-Old Mosque in the Middle of a Forest

Espi Mazget (White Mosque) is located in the middle of dense forests in the southeast of Gisoon Forest Park along the Dinachal River in...
Persian Domes

French Book Portrays Persian Domes

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.
Stunning Ceilings of Iranian Mosques

Stunning Ceilings of Iranian Mosques

Iranian mosques, particularly their ceilings and tiling, have always been a subject of great interest for tourists and photographers.

Iranian House wins A’ Design Award 2015

Orsi Khaneh Residential Apartment, designed by Nima Keivani, has been awarded the Bronze A' Design Award Winner for Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category in 2015.

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