Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Iranian-Islamic Architecture

Darougheh House in Mashhad

Darougheh House, which dates back to the Qajar era, has been registered as a national heritage site.

Mirror House of Mofakham; Wonderful Persian Mansion

Mofakham mirror house, a beautiful epitome of Persian architecture, is part of a big traditional garden complex in Bojnourd, North Khorasan, northeastern Iran.

Iran in Photos: Sun Palace in Kalat Naderi

Originally built as a royal residence and treasury, the Sun Palace in Kalat Naderi, north-eastern Iran, has turned into a museum.

Windcatchers in central Iran

Kashan, a city in Isfahan Province, is home to windcatchers which used to act as ventilators.

Iranian architecture makes a splash

Magnificent images of historic Iranian architecture shot by foreign photographers visiting Iran

Iran Architecture in Photos: House of Aminis in Qazvin

House of Aminis or Hosseiniyeh-ye-Aminiha is a historical building which dates back to 1858. It is located in Qazvin, central Iran.

Outstanding architectural projects of 2014

Isfahan Dreamland Commercial Center, a project designed by Farshad Mehdizadeh and Raha Ashrafi, has been among winners at the 7th annual World Architecture Festival in Singapore.

A salty restaurant in southern Iran

The choice of salt as the main construction material in this restaurant has been meant to promote the concept of green construction.

Pigeon Houses, Iranian Architectural Elegance

Pigeon houses represent a perfect example of humans and nature working together for mutual benefits.

Houshang Seyhoun Looks at Evolution of Architecture in Iran

Houshang Seyhoun, a world-class expert, expounds on Iranian and Islamic architecture as well as on the composition of Tehran.

Campaign to Save Freedom Tower Launched

Cultural heritage advocates launch a campaign to save Tehran’s Freedom Tower.

World Travel Website Awards Hafez Historical Structure

The world’s largest travel website TRIPADVISOR has hailed the historical mausoleum of ancient Persian poet Hafez in Shiraz.

Preserving Shiraz Historical Core Necessary: UN official

The UN Human Settlements Program (UNHSP) representative to Iran referring to unique historical texture of Shiraz said here Wednesday that preserving that historical heritage is necessary for boosting the cityˈs tourism industry.

UNESCO would cooperate in repair, maintenance of Persepolis

The incumbent Director-General of UNESCO has said the organization will participate in Persepolis repair and maintenance.

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