Topic: Tehran

A residential complex in Tehran was inspired by a window design in traditional Iranian architecture

Orsi Khaneh, designed by Keivani Architects, is a new residential complex on Tehran’s Nasr Street that was designed with traditional Iranian architecture forms and materials in mind. Inspired by the ‘Orsi’ window, typically consisting of wooden lattice and stained glass that’s rectangular in … More

First museum dedicated to Iranian female artist opens in Tehran

Iran has opened its first museum dedicated solely to the work of a woman designer, Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian. Farmanfarmaian, aged 93, has donated more 51 examples of her work to the new display in Tehran. It forms the Monir Museum, which opened on December … More

Tehran building Woof Shadow revisits traditional elements of Iranian architecture

Located on North Bahar Street in Tehran’s north eastern Qeytarieh district, the 1,340m2 Woof Shadow by local architect firm Tachra Design is a modern reinterpretation of fading Iranian architecture. Surrounded by low-rise buildings that date back to the 1960s and 70s, the new residential … More

In pictures: RMJM Arta Tehran appointed as interior designers for Iran Historical Car Museum

Images have been revealed for the Iran Historical Car Museum, for which RMJM Arta Tehran will be providing the interior design, after having been announced as the lead architects in August 2016. The firm will now be leading the development of the entire project which covers … More

Lavasan Villa by Hariri & Hariri Architecture wins Iran Building of the Year award

Iranian architects Hariri & Hariri Architecture has received the Iran Building of the Year award 2016 for its hilltop residential project, Lavasan Villa. The annual Iranian architecture prize was awarded to the Hariri sisters, founders of the firm, by a grand jury including Iranian architects Cyrus … More

Bridges can be more than simple structures says Iran Aga Khan Award winner

Iranian architect Leila Araghian, the chief designer of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture winning Tabiat Bridge in Tehran, says a bridge can be more than just a straightforward project. She was speaking at Connecting Histories, an international architectural convention organised by real … More