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Architecture booms as Iran opens its doors to the world

Iran is "on the verge of a new era for architecture" according to local architects, as change sweeps through the Islamic republic following the lifting of...
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Iran Takes Part in Milan Architecture and Design Triennial

Iran took part in the 21st architecture and design triennial in Milan, entitled '21st Century,' for the first time.
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Historical Monuments in Miniature

A miniature representation of many of Iran’s historical monuments opened on Sunday in Mashhad in the north-east of the country.

Bam Citadel to Reopen to Public after 13 Years

The world’s largest adobe building is beginning to recover some of its past glory after the reconstruction of central citadel, which is planned to be reopened to the public.

The Great Wall of Gorgan

The Great Wall of Gorgan is a series of ancient defensive fortifications located near Gorgan in Golestan Province in northeastern Iran. It stretches for...

1000-Year-Old Mosque in the Middle of a Forest

Espi Mazget (White Mosque) is located in the middle of dense forests in the southeast of Gisoon Forest Park along the Dinachal River in...

Qazvin’s Hidden Safavid Gems

Qazvin contains several notable buildings from the Safavid era, dating back to the period in which it was capital of Persia. Perhaps the most...

Jamkaran Mosque outside Qom

The mosque of Jamkaran, six kilometres east of Qom, has been a sacred place since February, 984 CE. It was expanded and renovated on...

The Stunning Architecture of Yazd

Yazd, a desert provincial capital, is home to its own unique Persian architecture. The historical city is nicknamed the “City of Wind-Catchers” (Shahr-e Badgirha)...

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.

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