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Iranian-Islamic Architecture

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Historic House of Zinatolmolk

Zinatolmolk or Zintalolmoluk House is one of the famous buildings of Qajar period, which was built around 1290 AH in Shiraz by Ali Mohammad Khan Qavamolmolk II and completed in 1302 AH.

Persian Architecture in Photos: House of Ayatollah Modarres

The house of Ayatollah Seyyed Hassan Modarres, a prominent Iranian lawmaker in early 20th century, is a historical building in central Tehran which has been rebuilt into a house museum.

Nayband; A Unique Village in Heart of Iran Deserts

Nayband, a beautiful village located on the road that connects the city of Tabas to Ravar in Iran’s South Khorasan province, is one of the unique examples of the so-called “staircase architecture” in which the roof of a house serves as the yard of the other house.

Lari House in Yazd: A Luxury Residence for Qajar Aristocrats

The Lari House in Iran’s central city of Yazd has a unique desert architecture that makes it a truly exceptional place to visit.

World’s Largest Mosaic Carpet Catching Eyes in Iran’s Tabriz

The world's largest and most beautiful mosaic carpet has turned into a major tourist attraction in the Iranian city of Tabriz, the tourism capital of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in 2018.

Dowlatabad Garden: Jewel of Persian Architecture

With its ith distinctive properties, picture-postcard views and the historic Persian pavilions, Dowlatabad garden is an iconic landscapes of Iran's Yazd.

Khusf; Pre-Islamic Iranian City Immune to Earthquake

The city of Khusf, located 36 km west of the capital of South Khorasan Province in eastern Iran, is one of the oldest cities of the province.

Nehchir Citadel; Historical Structure in Heart of Iran

Nehchir Citadel is a historical building located near the city of Mobarakeh in Isfahan Province, central Iran. The magnificent structure dates back to the Safavid era, and has been restored during the Qajar period.

Islamic Architecture Deeply Rooted in Iranian Culture, Art: Swiss Expert

A Swiss professor of architecture believes that Islamic architecture has deep roots in the Persian culture and art, and has been developed from Iran to other Muslim countries.

Two More Iranian Architects Honoured by A’ Design Awards

Two Iranian architects, who had participated in A’ Design Awards and Competition with a project called “Darvazeh Gilan” (Gate of Gilan), have been honoured by the jury.

Iranian Architects among Winners of Prestigious A’ Design Award 2018

Several Iranian architects have once again managed to win the prestigious A’ Design Award 2018 in an unprecedented number of sections.

Persian Architecture in Photos: Historical Bazaar of Qom

The Bazaar of Qom is a historic bazaar located in the heart of the city of Qom in the southwest of Tehran.

Persian Architecture in Photos: Bazaar of Arak

The historic bazaar of Arak in Iran’s Markazi Province was built as the main marketplace of the city of Arak by Yusef Khan-e Gorji, during the reign of Fat’h-Ali Shah Qajar (1772–1834) when he founded the city of Soltan Abad, the modern-day Arak.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Ancient Castle of Seb

One of the tallest ancient castles in Iran, Seb Castle in southeastern province Sistan and Baluchestan is a symbol of the old civilization of this land.

Haj-Agha Ali House; Historic Masterpiece in Heart of Iranian Deserts

The Haj-Agha Ali House is a historic house located six kilometres away from Rafsanjan in Kerman Province.

Zolfaqari Mansion, Example of Persian Architecture in Qajar Era

Zolfaqari Mansion is a structure located in a neighbourhood called Dalan Alti at the heart of the capital city of Zanjan Province in the northwest of Tehran.

Glory of Persian Architecture in Ganjali Khan Bath

Ganj-Ali Khan Historical Complex, including a spectacular bathhouse with the same name, is one of the most beautiful historical sites in Iran’s south-eastern Kerman province.

Sepahsalar Mosque; A Mixture of Persian, Ottoman Architecture

The Sepahsalar Mosque, also called Ayatollah Motahari Mosque, is one of the oldest and biggest mosques in Tehran and one of the most prestigious Islamic monuments in Iran.

Persian Architecture in Photos: Qavami Mansion

The Qavami Mansion and Garden is a well-known complex in the city of Neyshabur in northeastern Iran whose construction dates back to the Pahlavi II era.

First Vertical Garden of Mideast Being Built in Iran’s Shiraz (+Video)

Amid the ongoing water crisis in the Middle East, an Iranian architectural group at the request of Shiraz municipality has designed modern vertical gardens which are irrigated by the gray water of the tower’s recycling and hydroponic system.

Kashan Home to World’s Most Beautiful Iranian Bathhouse

Sultan Amir-Ahmad Bathhouse, also known as the Qassemi Bathhouse, is a traditional Iranian public bathhouse in Kashan, Isfahan province.

These Unique Nano Buildings Can Protect You during Earthquake

An Iranian expert has been the first inventor in the world to develop quake-resistant easy-to-erect buildings made of light, inexpensive nano-materials.

Tarikhaneh Mosque; 2,300-Year-Old Monument in Central Iran

Tarikhaneh Mosque is an ancient site in the central Iranian city of Damghan. Initially a Zoroastrian temple, the monument was built more than two thousand years ago.

Iranian Architect Wins American Architecture Prize

Arezoo Zaredar, a young Iranian architect, has managed to receive the American Architecture Prize (AAP) in the field of Architectural Design and Educational Buildings.

Italian Paper Praises Beauty of Shah Cheragh Mosque

An Italian newspaper has published a report on Iran’s Shah Cheragh Mosque with detailed descriptions about its artistic interior decoration and beautiful light reflections inside the mosque.

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