Architecture

Jamkaran Mosque outside Qom

The mosque of Jamkaran, six kilometres east of Qom, has been a sacred place since February, 984 CE. It was expanded and renovated on...

The Stunning Architecture of Yazd

Yazd, a desert provincial capital, is home to its own unique Persian architecture. The historical city is nicknamed the “City of Wind-Catchers” (Shahr-e Badgirha)...

3 Iranian Works Nominated for Prestigious Aga Khan Award for Architecture

Three Iranian works including two sites in Tehran and one in Kashan are among the 19 nominees that will compete to receive Aga Khan Award for Architecture (AKAA), a prestigious award that is worth $1m.

Roman Façades and Fake Identities in Tehran

One architect believes that neoclassical, Roman-style architecture has taken over urban spaces and places, giving them fake characteristics. Another says, “The classic façades taken...

First Tehran Architecture Biennial to Open Next Week

The First Tehran Architecture Biennial will kick off on May 14.

Golchin House – A Monument to Old Dezful

Golchin historical house is a valuable attraction in Dezful, in the southwestern province of Khuzestan. Dezful is known as the ‘City of Bricks’ in light of its unique architectural decorations.

Iranian Projects Win Architizer A+ Awards

Four Iranian architectural projects were among the winners at the fourth annual Architizer A+ Awards.

Shah Nematollah Vali Shrine

The Shah Nematollah Vali Shrine is a historical complex, located in Mahan, Kerman province, which was built during the Safavid Dynasty. It contains the...

Welcome to Wooden Mosque of Neishabour

The Wooden Mosque of Neishabour is located 15km from Neishabour, Razavi Khorasan province. It is one of the wooden masterpieces in architecture built by...

Natanz Jame’ Mosque

Natanz Jame' Mosque is located near Sheikh Abdol Samad Isfahani Tomb in Isfahan province. Its dome house is a heritage of Al-e Bouyeh dynasty.    

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