PROJECT GENERAL INFORMATION
Name: Ghamsar Villa
Location: Ghamsar, Kashan, Isfahan Province, Iran
Architecture Firm: Rastak-e-Engareh va Naghsh
Architects: Baharak Keshani, Leila Akbari, Leila Ghadimzadeh
Design Team: Maryam Shirsalimian
Landscape: Rastak-e-Engare va Naghsh
Date: 2005 - 2006
Built Area: 340 sqm
Structure: Alireza Akbari
Electrical: Eng. Khosravi
Mechanical: Eng. Gholizadeh
Executive Manager: Engineers Soheili & Shabani
Supervisor: Rastak-e-Engare va Naghsh
3D: Maryam Shirsalimian
Model: Homayoun Ahmadi
Graphic: Reza Soltanizadeh
Client: Mr. Mahmoudi
Photographer: Baharak Keshani
Credit: Mention Award at the Venice Biennale Appreciation of the Project.
Earth Garden in semi-mountainous region near Kashan Ghamsar located around the earth of the mountains are relatively high consistency that led them to the homogeneity of the surrounding environment. Along the east-west flow of the river is full of water. The river divides the earth into northern and southern parts that have little height difference.In the southern part of Golestan is located in the highest part of the site. The entries in the Earth's northern and southern fronts a defined axis of Golestan garden.
Due to special circumstances employer plan, the building of residential houses were not expected and normal operation of the project under a pavilion for the problem seemed to mind. The greatest benefit from the potential site plan was on the agenda. The two axes Ast.mhvr Creek focused and centered in the Golestan shines in three dimensional space. This provides the ability to move between different levels.