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We’ve selected what we feel are the key examples of Iranian Architecture.  We cover completed buildings, new building designs and architecture competitions across Iran. The focus is on contemporary Iranian buildings.

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Iranian Architecture : news + key projects (this page)

Iranian Buildings : A-Z

Iranian Buildings – Latest Designs

Iran Architecture News, chronological:

Safavieh History Museum, Ardabil, north-western Iran
Design: Babak Ahangar Azizi, Architect
Safavieh History Museum Building
picture : Babak Ahangar Azizi

Safavieh History Museum Iran – 10 Jan 2016

Grano Restaurant in Tehran
Design: Hooba design Group, Architects
Grano Restaurant
photograph : Parham Taghi-oft

Grano Restaurant Tehran – 11 Nov 2013
This project is located in a one way street with a main urban access in Tehran. Which is in fact, an interior design reconstruction of a store in a way to make a new definition of a brand new restaurant.

Tabriz Bazaar Rehabilitation
Design: ICHTO East Azerbaijan Office
Tabriz Bazaar Rehabilitation Iran
photo : Amir Anoushfar

Tabriz Bazaar Rehabilitation – 21 Jun 2013
The Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex was officially protected in 1975 and has been covered by special stewardship measures until 2010, when it was added to the World Heritage List. The complex covers 27 hectares with over 5.5 kilometres of covered bazaars. Three different protection areas have been established (a nominated area, a buffer zone and a landscape zone), subject to special regulations incorporated into the planning instruments.

Apartment No. 1, Mahallat
Design: Architecture by Collective Terrain
Mahallat Residential Building Iran
photo : Omid Khodapanahi

Apartment in Iran – 1 May 2013
This project turns the inefficiency to economic and environmental advantage by reusing leftover stones for both exterior and some interior walls, and has led to the increasing adoption of stone recycling by local builders.

Persian Factory Building
Design: Hooba Design Group
Factory Building Iran
image from architect

Factory Building Iran – 8 Apr 2013
In order to achieve the goal the volume design concept, including all components of the factory such as the enclosure wall, the security building, the official building, the presentation part, the manufacture building and the landscape of the project. In order to achieve an integrated organization, we used a spatial diagram, which defined both the inside and outside of the project simultaneously. This diagram is influenced by the building’s site, and also the existing status of building and additional sections.

Barin Ski Resort, Tehran
RYRA Studio
Barin Ski Resort Building
picture from architects

Barin Ski Resort – 23 Jul 2012
The architects chose a 60 m² unit, which is the most frequent one in complex, to design as a showcase room. Barin is located in the heart of mountain, in Shemsak ski resort (the second largest ski area in Iran) with such a unique nature that we decided to take this project as a demonstration one that investigates the interface between nature and architecture.

University of Semnan Auditorium Library
New Wave Architecture
University of Semnan Building
picture from architects

University of Semnan Auditorium Library – 23 May 2012
Locating at Semnan university campus as a focal point, offers an architectonic articulation with different architectural styles of surrounding faculties in the campus. The concept has been configured on the basis of two separated but compounded architectural constructions – an auditorium and a Library – as the hub of campus.

Sanat Square, Tehran
Daneshgar Architects
Sanat Square design
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Sanat Square – 3 May 2012
It is the magic touch of inspiration that makes Sanat Square stand out of its context. The design proposed for the monument on Sanat square is basically based on the concept of ‘geometric Kufi’ calligraphic forms. The cultural values embedded in the design is supposed to lend a particular excitement to both local area and the mega-city of Tehran.

Iranian Design Competition
Iranian Design Competition : Tehran

Kelardasht Villa, northern Iran
Daneshgar Architects
Kelardasht Building
image from architect

Iranian Villa – 23 Apr 2012
Kelardasht is one of the most beautiful parts of Iran, located at the close proximity to the Caspian Sea, with a spectacular view to the Alborz Mountains in its background.

Pars Hospital, Rasht-Guilan, northern Iran
New Wave Architecture
Pars Hospital Building
image from architect

Iranian Hospital Building – 5 Feb 2012
On the understanding that life begins and generally ends in hospitals, architectural space of hospitals and health care facilities should make our journey through life more pleasant and bearable. Rasht is the largest city of Iran‘s Caspian sea coast. This area enjoys a climate known for its moderate, mild and Mediterranean-like, along with heavy rainfall annually.

Recent Iranian Building Designs

Velenjak Shopping Center, Tehran
Hooman Balazadeh
M Coffee Velenjak Shopping Center
photograph : Parham Taghiof

Iranian Shopping Center – 11 Dec 2011
The spatial concept was to present a significant solid mass that connects the entrance of the hall to the serving counter and also illustrates the roof and the walls as a continuous element. This solid mass provides the essential light of the area indirectly and eliminates any sharp and disturbing type of light.

Nanotechnology Research Center, Zahedan
New Wave Architecture
Nanotechnology Research Center Building
image from architect

Nanotechnology Research Center – 22 Sep 2011

Iran International Trading Center of Carpet
New Wave Architecture
Iran International Trading Center of Carpet
picture from architects

Iran International Trading Center of Carpet – 22 Nov 2010
To create movement, continuity, attractiveness from marketing viewpoint, by utilizing continuous and uninterrupted forms and maintaining memory of bazaar (ambience, light/shade interplay, lack of exterior space, beams of light through openings on the ceiling).
Using carpet figures and its geometry to give character to the design; to create diversity in figure and form by making changes in geometry without losing the origin of form, e.g. through keeping traces of carpet rosettes.

Iranian Architecture

Major Iranian Architecture Developments, alphabetical:

Ayatollah Boroujerdi Square, Boroujerd
Daneshgar Architects
Ayatollah Boroujerdi Square
image from architect

Boroujerdi Square

Kish Dream Park, southern Iran
D+R dipiuerre architettura
Kish Dream Park
image from architects

Kish Dream Park

Paykar bonyan panel factory, Parand industrial city, northwest Iran
Iranian factory building
photo : Ali Daghigh

Iranian factory : World Architecture Festival Awards 2008 Finalist

The Ramp House, Astalak, Tehran
A project by Jastudio and Afshin Farzin
Ramp House Tehran
photograph from architects

Ramp House Tehran

Vali-Asr Commercial Office Building
Vali Asr Office Building
photograph from FD

Iranian Office Building – World’s Best Office Building

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Iranian Office Buildings


Architecture Developments in countries adjacent to Iran

Saudi Arabian Buildings
Jordan Buildings
Kuwait Buildings

Dubai Architecture

Mosque Designs

Bahrain WTC Building : Twin skyscrapers
Architects: Atkins
Bahrain World Trade Center
image from architects

Qatar Building

Iranian House

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