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Historical Mansion in Western Iran Turns into Popular Tourist Site

The Khosroabad Mansion, a historical building in western Iran which once played host to the wedding ceremony of the daughter of Iranian Qajar King Fath-Ali in the 18th century, has now turned into a major tourist hub.

Welcome to Wooden Mosque of Nishapur

The Wooden Mosque of Neishabour is located 15km from Neishabour, Razavi Khorasan province.

Iranian Firm Combines Art with Science to Make Gorgeous Windows

Researchers at a knowledge-based company in Iran’s Isfahan province have managed to acquire the knowhow of producing double-glazed windows which are a combination of art and science.
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Ali Qapu; Unique Historical Palace in Heart of Iran

The historical palace of Ali Qapu in Iran’s Isfahan province dates back to the beginning of the eleventh century AH and is unique in its architectural and decorative arts.

Iran Uses Nanotechnology to Develop Water-Repellent Construction Material

Iranian researchers have developed a type of mortar with nano-particles that can prevent the façade of buildings from getting dirty.

Zonuzaq Village: An Architectural Marvel in Iran

The Zonuzaq village in Iran boasts a unique architecture as the yard of a house above serves as the roof of the house below.
Girih; Geometric Art Revived in Iran after a Century

Geometric Art of Girih Revived in Iran after a Century

Girih is a decorative geometric art form which used to be a major part of architecture and handicrafts in post-Islam Middle East.

Art Garden Opens in Tehran with Vast Artificial Lake

A lake and garden representing different forms of art have been inaugurated in the Iranian capital.

Iranian Designer of Disneyland Praised in Tehran

A prominent Iranian architect, who has designed Disneyland Park among a huge number of other masterpieces, has been recognized in a ceremony in Tehran.

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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