Saturday, June 25, 2022

Architecture

Islamic Architecture in Photos: World’s Pink Mosques

Mosques are common places of worship among Muslims all around the world. Regardless of whether they are Shi’a or Sunni, they all pray there. This is a building which, in people’s minds, is usually blue as a symbol of peace, and built with a specific architectural style.

Germany, Iran cooperate in building environment-friendly homes

Iran and Germany have signed a memorandum of understanding on training and promotion of construction of environment-friendly homes as a pilot study case in Iran's Hashtgerd and Isfahan cities.

Iran eyeing joint food exports with Italy

Iran said on Tuesday that it sees a huge potential in cooperating with Italy over exports of food products to not only the markets of the region but also to Russia.

Iran Architecture in Photos: Jameh Mosque of Qazvin

The grand, congregational mosque of Qazvin, Jameh Mosque is one of the oldest mosques in Iran. The architecture contains a Shabestan and Ab anbar,...

Mid-East’s second largest shopping mall shines in Isfahan

On the outskirts of Iran’s historic city of Isfahan, one of the largest shopping malls in the Middle East has taken shape.

Mirror House of Mofakham; Wonderful Persian Mansion

Mofakham mirror house, a beautiful epitome of Persian architecture, is part of a big traditional garden complex in Bojnourd, North Khorasan, northeastern Iran.

Iran in Photos: Sun Palace in Kalat Naderi

Originally built as a royal residence and treasury, the Sun Palace in Kalat Naderi, north-eastern Iran, has turned into a museum.

Marvelous Tileworks of Moaven-ul-Molk Tekyeh

The tiles feature images of battles led by the Prophet Muhammad and Ali ibn Abi Talib, the first Shiite Imam, the battle of Karbala and ancient Persian kings.

Chair exhibition (PHOTOS)

The chair exhibition which opened on September 25 runs for two weeks.

Hindu temple in southern Iran (PHOTOS)

The temple was initially built as a place of worship for Hindu traders who were based in Bandar Abbas.

Fahraj Mosque in central Iran (PHOTOS)

Photos of a 14-century-old mosque in Yazd Province.

Iranian architecture makes a splash

Magnificent images of historic Iranian architecture shot by foreign photographers visiting Iran

Iran Architecture: Massoudieh Mansion in Tehran

Images of Massoudieh Mansion which sits on a 4,000 square meter expanse of land and has been a registered national site since 1998.

A bridge with an interesting function in northern Iran (PHOTOS)

A photo gallery of a bridge with an interesting function: preventing rainwater from going to waste.

Outstanding architectural projects of 2014

Isfahan Dreamland Commercial Center, a project designed by Farshad Mehdizadeh and Raha Ashrafi, has been among winners at the 7th annual World Architecture Festival in Singapore.

A salty restaurant in southern Iran

The choice of salt as the main construction material in this restaurant has been meant to promote the concept of green construction.

Iran Architect Builds Rotating Home in Tehran

An award-winning Iranian architect has designed and built a seven-story building with three revolving bedrooms in the capital, Tehran.

Pigeon Houses, Iranian Architectural Elegance

Pigeon houses represent a perfect example of humans and nature working together for mutual benefits.

Houshang Seyhoun Looks at Evolution of Architecture in Iran

Houshang Seyhoun, a world-class expert, expounds on Iranian and Islamic architecture as well as on the composition of Tehran.

World Travel Website Awards Hafez Historical Structure

The world’s largest travel website TRIPADVISOR has hailed the historical mausoleum of ancient Persian poet Hafez in Shiraz.

Preserving Shiraz Historical Core Necessary: UN official

The UN Human Settlements Program (UNHSP) representative to Iran referring to unique historical texture of Shiraz said here Wednesday that preserving that historical heritage is necessary for boosting the cityˈs tourism industry.

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