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The Golestan Palace: An Outstanding Example of Qajar Architecture

The Golestan Palace or Kakh-e Golestan is one of the oldest historic monuments in Tehran. It was inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List in...

Star Architect Farshid Moussavi Co-Curates Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Teaches at Harvard

Iranian-born Farshid Moussavi is one of the very few women at the top of the architectural profession. A professor of architecture at the Harvard...

Iran’s ‘Qanat’ Irrigation Tunnels Become UNESCO World Heritage Sites

UNESCO's World Heritage Committee has recently inscribed 11 Iranian treasures on its list of World Heritage sites. They're neither mosques, nor monuments, nor majestic...

Tehran’s Tabiat Bridge Wins Prestigious Aga Khan Award for Architecture

Tehran’s Tabiat Pedestrian Bridge has won the prestigious Aga Khan Award for Architecture, becoming one of six winners of this year’s award and sharing...