This villa is located on a steep hilly property in the town of Lavasan, 30 minutes from Central Tehran, Iran. The site at its higher elevations offers magnificent views of Jajrood Basin and the majestic Alborz mountain range One arrives to the site at the bottom of a steep hillside. A 30’ stone retaining wall of the next-door neighboring villa marks the west side of the property...
Voskanian’s Holy Cross Chapel on the southeastern corner of the complex was an addition after the Iranian Revolution of 1979, which certainly encapsulates, not only Voskanian’s artistic brilliance, but also his lifelong commitment to both the people but also to history and modernity. Although initially the complex was designed and used as a secular space,
Vartan is one the most prolific Architects of the first Pahlavi era. His main activities continued until 1330 AHS (1950s) and he succeeded to design and establish a lot of valuable buildings at different scales. The physical features of the buildings that have remained from Vartan era include concrete facade, extended concrete frames and full and empty spaces. Vartan has not used the decorative elements in the design of buildings.
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n many cases there are not few information about the buildings details such as name of Architect and any other technical information. so this is an approach to find out Iranian modern Architecture around of Iran by volunteering free photography.
Buildings are mainly constructed from 1900 - 1980.