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15 August 2023
University of Semnan Auditorium and Library, University of Semnan campus
Design: New Wave Architecture
University of Semnan Auditorium and Library
photo : Parham Taghiof
University of Semnan Auditorium and Library
The Auditorium and the Central Library of Semnan University designed in 2007 and spanning an area of 14,000 square meters. The project contains a series of lecture and educational halls, a multi-purpose central auditorium and a library were constructed and developed in different phases.

23 Feb 2023
Sadeghiyeh metro station, Tehran
Design: Studio Pousti
Tehran Entrance Plaza Station Sadeghiyeh Iran
photos : Ali Ehsani. Parham Taghioff
Tehran Entrance Plaza Station, Sadeghiyeh
The design subject of this project was to transform the forgotten urban space around the Sadeghiyeh metro station into a lively urban plaza. “Sadeghiyeh” is the first metro station built in Tehran, and it’s considered to be one of the most important terminals in town as a “Transporting Hub”.

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11 Dec 2022
VOID+ Apartment Building, Tehran
Design: Studio Pousti
VOID+ Apartment Building Tehran Iran
photo © Parham Taghioff (Persia Photography center)
VOID+ Apartment Building, Tehran
Through drastic rebuilding over four decades, Tehran has gone from a city of infinite gardens with single-family dwellings, to a city of infinite apartment blocks. In a purely economically-driven construction process, the relationship between buildings and their urban fabric are lost.

26 July 2022
Kabootar Khaneh House, Shirgah, Mazandaran
Design: Keivani Architects
Kabootar Khaneh House Mazandaran Iran
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Kabootar Khaneh House
As the project name suggests, the basic concept behind the design was to create a space for co-existence between humans and birds. After visiting the project site before the design, the architecture team noticed the widespread presence of birds there.

6 June 2022
Jadgal Elementary School Building, Seyyed Bar, Polan District, Chabahar County, Sistan and Baluchestan Province
Design: Daaz Office
Jadgal Elementary School, Seyyed Bar, Iranian Architecture News
photo : Deed Studio
Jadgal Elementary School Building
Months of participatory studies after villagers invited the NGO client to build a school here led to the idea of it serving also as a sustainable development centre for surrounding areas, nurturing creativity, freedom and critical thinking.

5 June 2022
Argo Contemporary Art Museum & Cultural Centre, Tehran
Design: ASA North / Ahmadreza Schricker
Argo Contemporary Art Museum & Cultural Centre, Tehran - Iranian Architecture News
photo : Deed Studio
Argo Contemporary Art Museum & Cultural Centre
A contemporary Tehran building design by Iranian-Austrian architect, housed in a former brewery that lay abandoned for decades. The floating concrete floors and roofs are independent of the original structure.

5 June 2022
Aban House, Isfahan
Design: USE Studio / Mohammad Arab, Mina Moeineddini
Aban House, Iran: Isfahan Property
photo : Deed Studio
Aban House
On a narrow rectangular site in the heart of Isfahan’s dense historic centre, the three-storey house for two architects and their newborn daughter is arranged around three open courtyards.

1 Mar 2022
Ghamsar Villa, Kashan City, Ghamsar region
Design: MADO Architects, Tehran
Ghamsar Villa Kashan City Iran - Iranian Architecture News
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Ghamsar Villa, Kashan City
Due to the construction laws of the area, only 20% of the total land area could be built, which caused the initial construction area and its placement on the site. Due to its location in a rich historical, cultural and architectural context, the project caused the design team to pay special attention to the studies of this region.

24 Jan 2022
Turbosealtech, Pardis Science & Technology Park, Tehran, Northern Iran
Design: New Wave Architecture
Turbosealtech New Incubator and Office Tehran - Iranian Architecture News
photo : Parham Taghioff
Turbosealtech New Incubator and Office Tehran
New business incubator and office building; Turbosealtech, designed by New Wave architecture. The project is located in Pardis Technology Park, in suburb of Tehran, aims to provide a platform for people to research and innovate. Pardis Technology Park is made up of developments by architects from Iran, and this project continues this pattern of expressing the vision of Iranian architects through its design team.

31 January 2022
Chelak Villa, Mazandaran Province
Design: MADO Architects, Tehran
Chelak Villa Mazandaran Iran
image Courtesy architecture office
Chelak Villa, Mazandaran
Reconstruction of Chelak Villa is located in a garden with an area of about one thousand square meters that overlooks the sea on one side and the dense southern forests on the other. Existing Building with four floor with an area of approximately 300 to 400 square meters per floor, and a crowded structure and a network of irregular and dense columns in a relatively small area.

19 Jan 2022
Bricks on The Move, Tehran
Design: Ákaran Architects
Bricks on The Move Tehran - Iranian Architecture News
photograph : Parham Taghioff
Bricks on The Move, Tehran Building
A stack of four cubes, Zomorrod 11 stands firmly at the heart of a traffic junction in Tehran. The design has incorporated the use of geometric brick pattern modules following a strategy by which the exterior façade of the building stretches inside and forms many elements of the interior; from the lowest parking level at -5 through to the top.

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8 Dec 2021
Qanat Hotel, Makran, south-eastern Iran
Design: Margot Krasojević Architects
Qanat Hotel Makran Iran - Iranian Architecture News
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Qanat Hotel, Makran Iran Concept Building
The Qanat Hotel is located in Makran, a semi-desert coastal strip stretching from south-eastern Iran to Pakistan’s Baluchistan, and bordering the coasts of the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman. It is home to the strategically critical port of Chabahar, which sits in the vicinity.

16 Nov 2021
Nowshahr commercial building, Nowshahr County, Mazandaran Province
Design: MADO Architects, Tehran
Nowshahr building in Mazandaran Province - Iranian Architecture News
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Nowshahr commercial building, Mazandaran Province
Nowshahr commercial project is located in the city of Nowshahr, near the Gardkol river. Due to the challenges that exist in the project site and its nature, the design was done based on the site situation in the field, and its shape and conditions.

8 Nov 2021
Cantilever House, Mosha, Damavand, Amol, Māzandarān
Design: uc21 architects
Cantilever House in Mosha, Damavand, Iran
photo : Mohammad Hassan Ettefagh
Cantilever House in Mosha, Damavand
This bold residential property is located in Mosha, Damavand, 60 Km from Tehran, in northern Iran at 2400 meters altitude. The land area for the house design is about 600 m2 with dimensions of 30 x 20 meters and a slope of 20%.

16 Oct 2021
Tagh Behesht Multipurpose Complex, Mashhad
Design: RVAD Studio
Tagh Behesht Mashhad - Iranian Architecture News
image : Hassan Dehghanpour
Tagh Behesht Multipurpose Complex, Mashhad
The Tagh Behesht project’s primary design methodology began with an investigation of the architectural history of bazaars in Iran and the city of Mashhad. Since time immemorial, the unbreakable bond between the city bazaars and the foundations of the economy has led to bazaars taking on an important and consistent role in people’s daily lives.

18 Sep 2021
Seventy Peaks Multipurpose Complex, by Qom-Arak highway, central Iran
Design: Habibeh Madjdabadi Architecture Studio
Seventy Peaks Multipurpose Complex Iran building
image Courtesy architecture office
Seventy Peaks Multipurpose Complex
The complex, with its 10,000 m2 of the built area is born as a commercial center including restaurants, café, and hotels for travelers. It is located on a plot of 60,000 m2, next to the highway that connects the holy city of Qom to Arak (in the central region of Iran).

22 Jul 2021
Lotus Amphitheater Building Design
Design: Peyman Kiani Architects (PKA)
Lotus Amphitheater Iran by Peyman Kiani Architects
rendering : Mohammad Ali Rezaeiyan
Lotus Amphitheater Building Design
The idea of the Lotus Amphitheater is taken from the architectural form of the Safavid era in Iran. The wall patterns and light panels are decorated with 5o7 of Safavid architecture, with a seating arrangement on different levels, and have created an artistic atmosphere inside the hall.

Jul 5, 2021
Mazandaran Home Shortlisted at WAFX 2021 Awards
World Architecture Festival Awards ‘House – Future Project’ Category:
Amir Hossein Afzali Architects, Villa no.1, Mazandaran, Iran
WAFX 2021 Prize Winners

30 Jun 2021
Savestan Villa, Royan, Mazandaran Province
Design: MADO Architects
Savestan Villa, Royan concept home design Iran
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Savestan Villa, Royan Concept Home
The subject of this project is the design of a villa on a land with an area of 500 square meters. This site is located in Savestan suburb in Royan region. The suburb has a classic rules with a gable roof and brick, cement and wood materials.

15 Apr 2021
Bagh Chai Villa, Sisangan region
Design: MADO Architects
Bagh Chai Villa Iran - Iranian Architecture News
image Courtesy architects practice
Bagh Chai Villa, Iranian Concept Home
The typology of a house is read by studying and understanding the context, its past type and its relation as a component to the city and climate. It resembles an extroverted object like a collage of various elements.

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Iranian Architecture News 2019 – 2020

12 Aug 2020
Cubes Warehouse Tehran, Shamsabad Industrial Park, Tehran
Design: Nazar Idea Paidar Company
Cubes Warehouse Tehran building - Iranian Architecture News
photo : Deed Studio
Cubes Warehouse Tehran
Cubes is located on a plot of land with an area of 5015 square meters in Shamsabad Industrial Park, 5 km away from Imam Khomeini International Airport in the south of Tehran.

updated 4 Aug 2019 ; 2 Mar 2016
Rouzan Housing Mosala Street, Isfahan, central Iran
Design: Sayed Hamed Jafari Architect
Rouzan Residential Building Isfahan Iranian architecture news
photographers : Negar Sedighi, NS photography
Rouzan Residential Building Isfahan
Iranian architecture has manifested in Isfahan where many valuable traditional historic works have been constructed. However, beside this texture, the urban decay has constituted a vast area of the city.

12 May 2019
Vertical Village 10+10, Sorkhrood, southern coast of Caspian Sea, Northern Iran
Design: Habibeh Madjdabadi Architecture Studio
Caspian Sea Apartment - Iranian architecture news
image Courtesy architecture office
Vertical Village 10+10, Caspian Sea Apartment
A residential apartment on the southern coast of the Caspian Sea inspired by local traditional houses.

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Iran Architectural Updates 2018

1 Sep 2018
A monumental Entrance Gate for The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, Tehran Province
Design: Habibeh Madjdabadi Architect
Entrance Gate for The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran
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Entrance Gate for The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran
In July 2018, The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran invited five well-known Iranian architects to compete to design a monumental entrance gate for their building in Tehran.

30 Jun 2018
Residential Complex of Meygoon, Tehran Province, Iran
Design: New Wave Architecture
Meygoun Residential Complex Tehran
photograph : Parham Taghioff
Residential Complex of Meygoon
Meygoon is well-situated in a delightful climatic area in the north side of Tehran, while residence in Tehran as one of most polluted metropolitan in Asia suffered a lot from its high rate of pollution and stress.

3 Jun 2018
Red Crescent Organization Building, Tehran
Architect: Fatemeh Yazdandoust
Red Crescent Organization Building in Tehran
image Courtesy architecture office
Red Crescent Organization Building in Tehran
Inspired by the icon of Red Crescent Organization, “Crescent” cutting through a Box is the main concept of a mixed-use high rise, located next to the existing central headquarter and museum of Red Crescent Organization.

6 Jan 2018
Lunar Complex, Loshan, Iranian Plateau
Architects: Habibeh Madjdabadi
Loshan building in Iran
image Courtesy architecture office
Lunar Complex Loshan Building
This integrated retail and accommodation center-cum-fuel station is located alongside a road connecting Ghazvin to Rasht at the heart of an arid and hot region of the Iranian Plateau. Habibeh Madjdabadi’s ‘lunar complex’ occupies an area of 45000 m2 and the footprint of the building occupies just 7500 m2.

5 Jan 2018
Tehran Educational Complex for Students with Special Needs
Architects: Arezou Zaredar
Tehran Educational Complex for Students with Special Needs
photo : Arezou Zaredar
Tehran Educational Complex for Students with Special Needs
The project is located in an area with convenient access to the major highways. On the other hand, this educational complex has a potential to extend and different physical, mental and emotional needs of students are considered.

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Iran Architectural Updates 2010 – 2017

3 Dec 2017
Mashhad House, Northeast Iran
Design: Pi Architects
Mashhad Residence, Iranian Property
photo : Sina Momtaheni
Mashhad Residence, Iranian Property
This project is based in a residential building in Mashhad whose construction dates back to approximately twenty years ago. The building has two residential floors and a basement where a Jacuzzi, a pool and a sauna are located.

8 Jun 2017
Iran Historical Car Museum, 20km west of Tehran
Design: RMJM Arta-Tehran
Iran Historical Car Museum - Iranian architecture news
image Courtesy architecture office
Iran Historical Car Museum
The Cultural Institute of Bonyad Museum has selected RMJM Arta Tehran to provide the interior design for the Iran Historical Car Museum. The architecture studio, appointed as architectural consultant for the Museum in August 2016, is now leading the development of the entire project which covers a 22,000 sqm site.

1 Nov 2016
Apartment No.55 Building, Darrous, Tehran, Tehran Province
Architects: Maziyar Jafarieh
Apartment in Darrous Iranian architecture news
photographs : Maziyar Jafarieh, Amirreza Karimi
Apartment No.55 in Darrous Tehran
Apartment No.55 is located on a north residential district of Tehran, Iran. The concept stems from paternity house with wide windows and green picturesque garden which was a placid place for the family and it had to turn into an apartment with maximum allowable area as well as the desire for distinguishing the apartment into an iconic building from within the neighborhood.

page updated 9 Oct 2016 with new photos
Barin Ski Resort
Design: RYRA Studio architects
Barin Ski Resort Iranian architecture news
image Courtesy architecture office
Barin Ski Resort
Shemshak is the second largest ski area in Iran after Dizin and situated just about 55 minutes drive from Tehran. In the fall 2008, the architects designed a ski resort within the distance of about 1 kilometer from the Shemshak ski piste in the heart of mountain. Here the nature is so unique that this project was taken as a demonstration one to investigate the interface between nature and architecture.

3 Oct 2016
Tabiat Pedestrian Bridge, Tehran – a winner of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture
Architect: Diba Tensile Architecture / Leila Araghian, Alireza Behzadi
Tabiat Pedestrian Bridge Tehran
photos : AKTC / Barzin Baharlouie
Tabiat Pedestrian Bridge Tehran
A multi-level bridge spanning a busy motorway has created a dynamic new urban space. The architects first conceived the two-to-three level, 270-m-long curved pedestrian bridge of varying width, a complex steel structure featuring a dynamic three-dimensional truss with two continuous deck levels that sits on three tree shape columns, with a third where the truss meets the column branches.

8 Sep 2016
White Office Building, Tehran, Northern Iran
Architects: BNS Studio
White Office Building
photos : Farshad Kazerooni, Azin Soltani
White Office Building in Tehran
The project is located at one of the busiest street in shahrak-e-gharb, Tehran. Its total area is 1500 sqm. The office complex comprises five levels of open office floors and one double height retail store at street level.

7 Sep 2016
Shams Tabrizi Monument, Khoy, Khoy County, West Azerbaijan Province
Architects: BNS Studio
Sham Tabrizi Monument - Iranian architecture news
image Courtesy architecture office
Shams Tabrizi Monument in Khoy
This is a cultural complex built to house Shams’ tomb and become a center for Sema ceremonies. Shams Monument was designed in form of a Garden-Tomb, which provide possibilities for visitors to leisurely walk around the tomb and the historical site to learn about Shams and Persian poetry.

10 Jul 2016
Orsi Khaneh Building in Tehran
Design: Keivani Architects
Iranian Architecture News
photography : Parham Taghiof – Nima Keivani – Hannaneh Fadayi
Orsi Khaneh Building in Tehran
The main concept of this built project is originated from Iranian traditional architecture. They were using a special type of window which is locally called Orsi, made by wooden lattice and stained glasses have had an effective technical functions in climatic and natural light controlling.

20 May 2016
Echelon Concert Hall, Damghan, Damghan County, Semnan Province
Design: G.S.A Architectural Design group, Architects
Echelon Concert Hall of Damghan Iranian architecture news
picture : G.S.A Architects
Echelon Concert Hall of Damghan
Examining and analyzing the principles of contextualized architecture, this building is meant to craft a cultural space (Concert Hall) in order to appreciate certain talents and skills in its anticipated field, and to provide the desirable carrier for the artistic and creative ideas of the musician to be expressed. This building has been designed as the base of Badab-e Surt of Damghan.

2 May 2016
New Residence in Mosha, Tarrud Rural District, Damavand County, Tehran Province, Iran
Design: New Wave Architecture
House in Mosha Iranian property news
photograph : Parham Taghioff
House in Mosha
It is inevitable that the innate trend of human being is tangled to natural landscape, The location of project is Mosha site in the vicinity of north side of Tehran in domains of Alborz mountains.

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