Saturday, June 25, 2022

Architecture

This House Looks Absolutely Real, But It Isn’t!

An Iranian female artist builds miniature replicas of traditional Iranian houses in a way that no one can believe they are not real.

Howz: An Architectural Wonder in Traditional Iranian Houses

The small ponds or pools known as howz, once an integral part of houses in Iran, are among the wonders of the Persian architecture.

Historical Houses of Yazd Converted into Ecotourism Hotels

Houses in the historical city of Yazd in central Iran have been turned into magnificent ecotourism hotels.

Grand Mosque of Neyriz: An Ancient Architectural Wonder

The Grand Mosque of Neyriz is one of Iran’s oldest mosques and, based on some historical evidence, used to be a Zoroastrian fire temple which turned into a mosque during the Islamic era.

Ashraf Hall; A Magnificent Work of Architecture in Isfahan

Ashraf Hall is a Safavid-era palace which has turned into a prominent attraction in the historical city of Isfahan, central Iran.

Iran’s Architecture in Photos: Qaen Grand Mosque

The Grand Mosque of Qaen is an 1000-year-old architectural masterpiece in eastern Iran.

Iran Architecture in Photos: Tabatabaei House

Tabatabaei House is a prominent epitome of Persian Architecture, located in the historical city of Kashan, central Iran.

Iran Architecture in Photos: Moghadam House and Museum

Moghadam Museum is a historical house in Tehran which contains many priceless historical objects.

Century-Old House in Qom Boasts Unique Architecture

The historical Haj-Qoli-Khan house is one of the ancient homes in the central Iranian city of Qom.

Iran in Photos: Stepped Village of Sar-e Aqa Seyyed

Sar-e Aqa Seyyed is a stepped village in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province, south-western Iran.

Muqarnas: An Exquisite Ornamental Art in Iranian Architecture

Muqarnas is a kind of ornamented work in Iranian architecture and has contributed to the evolution of some forms of art.

Mantelpieces Hold Secret to Beauty of Ancient Iranian Architecture

Fantastic, eye-pleasing mantels are an integral part of ancient Iranian architecture.

Iran’s Architecture in Photos: House of Mohammad Moein

Mohammad Moein was a prominent Iranian researcher and professor whose house in Tehran has turned into a museum.

Iran in Photos: 70-Mullah Cemetery of Zahedan

The 70-Mullah Cemetery is an 800-year-old graveyard whose architecture is inspired by the tomb of Cyrus the Great.

Iran’s History in Photos: House of General Amini

The historical house of Brigadier General Amini Sedehi is located in Foroushan neighborhood of Khomeini-Shahr, Isfahan province, central Iran.

Iran’s Architecture in Photos: House of Mostofi-ol Mamalek

The mansion of Mostofi-ol Mamalek is a 125-year-old Qajar building which somehow represents the contemporary history of Iran.

Nefar; A Symbol of Vernacular Architecture in Northern Iran

Nefar or Nepar are small wooden structures built in the paddy fields of Mazandaran villages in northern Iran.

Fresco Art Key Contributor to Traditional Persian Architecture

Fresco and mural painting has a long history in Iran, has been of great significance and has contributed to the Persian architecture in different ways.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Sunflower Fields of Golidagh

Every year, farmers of Golidagh in Golestan province, north-eastern Iran, dedicate hundreds of hectares of land to sunflower cultivation.

Tehran’s History in Photos: House of Malek

The historical house of Malek is located in Bein ol-Haramein Bazaar in the heart of the Iranian capital.

Persian Architecture in Photos: Tughrul Tower

The Tughrul Tower is a remnant of Seljuk period located in Rey, southern Tehran.

Persian Architecture in Photos: Hakim Mosque

The historical mosque of Hakim is located in an old neighbourhood of Isfahan, a city in central Iran.

Door Knocker; A Less-Known Part of Persian Architecture

Door knockers are among the symbols of Iranian culture that have remained on the doors of old houses in various parts of the country, particularly the Persian Gulf port city of Bushehr.

Persian Architecture in Photos: Grand Mosque of Qom

With an area of 12,000 square metres, the Grand Mosque of Qom is one of the largest religious, historical buildings in Iran.

Colourful Windows; An Inseparable Part of Persian Architecture

Colourful windows have always been a prominent and integrable part of Persian architecture since ancient times.

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