PROJECT GENERAL INFORMATION
Name: Seyhoun Summer cottages
Location: Kolokan, on the way to Oshan, Near Tehran
Architect : Houshang Seyhoun
Date: 1970s (1974 ? )
Materials: Stone, Wood and steel as a part of its structure
Photographers: Erfan Aghdasi (Color photos), Keyhan Khaki (Black & White photos)
What makes seyhoun's summer cottage to be different among all of his designed private buildings, it is on organic approach and Bio-building with nature.
The building is designed and built harmony with the mountain. Much of this harmony shows itself in living space. Part of the walls of living space has been combination with the mountain rocks, sense of naturalism and organic spaces are strengthened in view of the observer. The idea of home design, and how to deal with nature, certain similarities with the work of organic architecture and, especially, the work of Frank Lloyd Wright.
Seyhoun noted that the design and construction details of the project had been happened in the project's site in accordance with the progress of work.
Iranian Contemporary Architecture, Book, By: Bani Masoud, Amir, 2nd Edition, Page 310
Published on Tarrah Magazine [Designer], No.12, in the part of "Az-Negha-Dorbin" in collaboration with CAOI.
Translated by CAOI | Contemporary Architecture of Iran