What’s Going On in Iran’s Beverly Hills?

It’s been a few years that a luxury town has been established in Lavasan in northeastern Tehran, based on the urban architecture of Beverly Hills in Los Angeles, California. But what’s going on there?

Iranian Architects Win UK’s Leading Designers Award

Two Iranian architects have earned the title of "Excellence in Innovation" from the UK’s Leading Designers Awards.
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Kharanaq: Ancient Village in Heart of Iranian Deserts

The Kharanaq village in central Iranian Yazd province is an ancient village home to unique tourist attractions.

Persian Architecture in Photos: Grand Mosque of Isfahan

The Jameh (Grand) Mosque of Isfahan is one of the most prominent works of architecture in Iran and the world.

Arab States Obstructing Registration of Iranian Windcatcher at UNESCO

An Iranian local official has taken a swipe at certain Arab governments, particularly the United Arab Emirates, for obstructing the efforts to inscribe windcatcher, a traditional Iranian architecture, in the UNESCO World Heritage list.

Bazaar House-Museum: Must-See Site in Downtown Tehran

The House-Turned-Museum of Bazaar, which once used to be the house of Sultan Beigom Shojaee – the sister-in-law of the last Qajar King, Ahmad Shah – is one of the 1001 must-see libraries in the world.

Qavam Orangery; Manifestation of Persian Art, History

Qavam orangery is a beautiful garden and mansion in the city of Shiraz, southern Iran, where you can travel to old times by walking in the bitter orange garden and enjoy its nice, artistic environment.

Hasht Behesht: World’s Most Beautiful Palace in Safavid Era

The Hasht Behesht Palace in the central Iranian city of Isfahan is a historical building in a large garden which has been turned into a public park. The palace used to be recognized as the most beautiful palace in the world during the Safavid dynasty.

Iran’s Christian Architecture: Vank Cathedral

This legendary Vank Church in the Iranian city of Isfahan is also known as “Holy Saviour Cathedral and Church of the Saintly Sisters”.

Iran to Launch World’s First Curved Glass Suspension Bridge

Iran says it is opening the world’s first curved glass suspension bridge in the northwestern Province of Ardabil soon.

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