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Now a day most of the countries have relationship with each other based on their policies and their geographical situation and other criteria but some of these countries in a mutual trend try to develop their relationship because of their historical background or some mutual advantages. Based on these two reasons Iran and Italy are trying to turn their relationship to more close friendship.

To reach to an appropriate friendship between two society, the thing should be mentioned is the right route which is lead to a close and firm friendship.

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Primary Generators:

  • The form must be compromised of two separate parts which are inspired with two sides of friendship.
  • Combination of two parts and make a Unit.
  • An exposed exterior shell as an association that cover the two sides of relationship.
  • Bolding the staircase and vertical shafts as a route which is lead to a friendship.

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This project is adjacent to the Niavaran Palace, Tehran, Iran, so its majestic view would be a potential privilege for this project. On the other hand, mosque of Niavaran, as an outstanding religious building in that region, is located at the west of our site so it’s necessary to be conscious about it.

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Structure as an influential factor in the design process is tried to be exposed at the first sight. The main structure is comprised of eight huge column which carry loads like trunks of trees. Two huge parallel Vierendeel truss carry loads of upper floors.

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From the formic perspective the building is attempt to be modern and innovative from the first sight but on the other hand, the spatial layout and the interior structure of the building are inspired by traditional Iranian architecture.

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According to the gradient of central courtyard, layout and design of this void is inspired by ancient Iranian paradises, with a pool at the topmost level of the courtyard and another one at the lowest level also it’s decorated by symmetric trees like Shazde Garden in Mahan

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Project Credits

Project Name:
Iran and Italy Friendship Association Building

Architect: Behnam Mahdoudi

School: Tehran University – Kish International Campus – MArch Studio Design II

Adviser: Dr. Ansari

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