Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Architecture

Mideast’s First Mini-World Park under Construction in Iran

The construction of the Middle East’s first and world’s fourth mini-world park is underway in the western Iranian province of Hamadan.

Iran’s “Versailles Palace” Eventually Registered as National Heritage Site

Iran’s top cultural heritage body finally gave the green light for registration of the Sabet Pasal Mansion, commonly known as the Versailles Palace of Iran, as a National Heritage Site following a considerable controversy over the imminent destruction of the architectural masterpiece.

Iran’s Versailles Palace Saved from Demolition for Now

Sabet Pasal Mansion, which is commonly known as the Versailles Palace of Iran, is going to be inscribed as a National Heritage Site in an attempt to save it from demolition.

Stunning Ceilings of Iranian Mosques

Iranian mosques, particularly their ceilings and tiling, have always been a subject of great interest for tourists and photographers.

Iran Exporting Saffron to 47 Countries

More than 172 tons of saffron worth $246.7 million were exported to 47 countries, including the US, in the last Iranian year that ended March 20, the president of Iran’s National Saffron Center said.

Grand Mosque of Urmia: An Architectural Masterpiece

The Grand Mosque of Urmia in northwestern Iran is considered an architectural masterpiece dating back to hundreds of years ago.

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.

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.

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.

Sun Palace; Monument from 18th Century in Northeastern Iran

The Sun Palace is located in Kalat Naderi near the northeastern city of Mashhad, Iran.

Iranian Architecture Shines in Eastern Europe

Mehr Khaneh (House of the Sun), a project in Ukraine inspired by Iranian traditional architecture and the ancient culture and religion of Mithraism, has drawn foreign media attention in an international exhibition.

Tehran’s Nature Bridge Receives Aga Khan Architecture Award

Iran's largest pedestrian bridge is among the six winners of this year's $1 million Aga Khan Award for Architecture.

Tehran’s Towers: How Iranian Capital Embraced Bold Architecture

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.

FAO Enters into Partnership with UNHCR to Help Afghan Refugees in Iran

The FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization) office in Iran has entered into partnership with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in an attempt to improve livelihood of Afghan refugees in the Islamic Republic.

Hypnotizing Beauty of Iranian Mosque Ceilings

Middle Eastern architecture is renowned for its kaleidoscopic beauty. If you have not had a chance yet to witness it for yourself, we can take you on a mesmerizing visual journey.

Historical Houses of 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.

Historic Kalantari Bazaar in Tehran

Most of the businessmen in Kalantari Bazaar, an ancient trading district in Grand Bazaar of the Iranian capital city of Tehran, are selling domestic products.

Tughrul Tower, 12th Century Monument in Southern Tehran

Tugrul Tower, which was built in the 12th century CE, is located in the city of Rey, south of the Iranian capital.

Darougheh House in Iran’s Mashhad Wins UNESCO Conservation Award

The conservation of Darougheh House in Mashhad, Khorasan Razavi Province, was among the 13 winning projects of UNESCO 2016 Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation.

Robots to Combat Desertification and Repel Pests

Researchers from the Science and Research Branch of Islamic Azad University have successfully designed robots that are able not only to plant seeds but also to fight harmful pests.

Hazelnut Harvest in Northern Iranian Village

Iranian farmers in Ammarloo village in Roodbar County, Gilan Province, have started harvesting their hazelnut gardens. 400 tons of hazelnut are expected to be...

Urban Architecture of Tehran

As the capital city, Tehran was introduced with symbols of modernism sooner than other Iranian cities. Modern architecture was one of these symbols. The evolution...

Historical Complex of Niavaran in Tehran

The Niavaran Complex is a historical complex situated in Shemiran, north of the Iranian capital Tehran. It consists of several buildings and monuments built...

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