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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.

Simplicity of Iranian Architecture’s Complex Geometry

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.
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.
world design ranking

Iran Stands at 11th Place in A’Design World Ranking

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 Portrays Use of Science and Math in Persian Architecture

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.
Namazee Villa

Efforts to Prevent Demolition of a Villa in Tehran Designed by Gio Ponti

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.

Iran’s Veteran Architect, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Student, Dies at 90

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.

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.

Iranian Projects Win Architizer A+ Awards

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

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