Architecture

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.    

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.

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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