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Iran’s top cultural heritage body finally gave the green light for registration of the Sabet Pasal Mansion, commonly known as the Versailles Palace of Iran, as a National Heritage Site following a considerable controversy over the imminent destruction of the architectural masterpiece.
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’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.
A petition has been drawn up to save Namazee Villa, a villa in northern Tehran designed by well-known Italian architect Gio Ponti in late 1950s, which is to be demolished and replaced by a five-star hotel. Meanwhile, Ponti’s grandson has also decided to visit Tehran to prevent the demolition.
Tehran’s Towers: How Iranian Capital Embraced Bold Architecture[:es]Edificios de Teherán, una arquitectura excepcional
From its iconic Azadi (freedom) tower, which has ridden out a revolution, an eight-year war and innumerable protest rallies, to the elegant museum of contemporary art or the city theatre, Tehran has long been home to a brand of wacky, yet distinctively Iranian, contemporary buildings.[:es]Desde la torre icónica de Azadi (Libertad), que fue testigo de una revolución, de una guerra de ocho años y de concentraciones e innumerables protestas. A la elegante del museo de arte contemporáneo o del teatro de la ciudad de Teherán le ha sido durante mucho tiempo, el hogar de una gama de edificios contemporáneos y extravagantes, pero distintivamente iraníes.
Nezam Ameri, Iranian veteran architect and the only Iranian student and companion of famous American master Frank Lloyd Wright, passed away at the age of 90.