Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Iranian-Islamic Architecture

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Qadamgah Town

Qadamgah Razavi, a town near the city of Neyshabour in north-east of Iran, is one of the main religious tourist attractions of Khorasan Razavi province.

Masoudieh Palace; Home to First Iranian Library, Museum

Masoudieh Palace is an edifice and Persian Garden built during the Qajar era in the historical Square of Baharestan, downtown Tehran.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Haj-Aqa-Torab Bath

Haj-Aqa-Torab Bath, also known as the Twin Bath, is a great portrayal of traditional Iranian-Islamic art.

Persian Architecture in Photos: Historical House of Motamen-ol-Atebba

The house of “Motamen-ol-Atebba” – a beautiful building of Qajar era in Oudlajan neighbourhood, downtown Tehran – was decorated on Saturday for Yalda Night celebration.

Paternitecture; Patterns in Iran’s Contemporary Environments

Tehran recently hosted an event called “paternitecture”, featuring the application of patterns in manmade environments of contemporary Iran.

Historical Mansion; Popular Tourist Site in Western Iran

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Orangery of Qavam ; Manifestation of Persian Art, History

Qavam orangery is a garden and mansion in the city of Shiraz, southern Iran. You can travel to old times by walking in this beautiful historical place.

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

The Hasht Behesht, the world's most beautiful palace in Safavid Era, is located in Iran's Isfahan. The building has also a large garden which is turned into a public park.

Historical Wall in Northern Iran Resistant to Devastating Floods

An ancient structure in Iran's northern Golestan province has proved to be resistant to the recent flash floods which hit much of the country over the past weeks.

Persian Architecture in Photos: Tiling of Golestan Palace

Golestan Palace is a magnificent structure in Tehran whose construction dates back to the Safavid era, about 440 years ago, but has been renovated for several times in the following centuries.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Village of Zavareh

Zavareh is a historical village located in the north of Isfahan province in central Iran near the salt desert of Ardestan.

Persian Architecture in Photos: Karim Ishan Mosque, School

The school and mosque of Karim Ishan located in Kalaleh County in the northern Iranian province of Golestan is a structure built during the Qajar era.

Dehdashti Mansion; Historical Residential Tower in Southern Iran

Dehdashti Mansion, also known as the Oil House, is said to be one of the first residential towers of Iran located in the centre of the southern city of Bushehr.

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