First Tehran Architecture Biennial to Open Next Week

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

Saba Engineering Events Association has organized the biennial in collaboration with Iran’s Ministry of Transport and Urban Development.

The biennial will include a number of exhibits, seminars and workshops running for several months, Mehran Davari, the organizer of the exhibition section of the biennial, stated in a press release.

The projects displayed at the exhibition “Post-Oil City: The History of the City’s Future” and top award-wining projects at the RIBA Regional Awards, an award given to buildings across the UK, will be showcased in Vartan Hovanesian House.

He added that Sam Jacoby, a chartered architect with an AA Diploma and a doctorate from the Technical University of Berlin, will be displaying a collection of his works at the biennial. He is due to travel to Iran to introduce his book recently published in London entitled Drawing Architecture and the Urban.

Davari called the biennial a good event for young architects, who will have a chance to meet professionals during the program.