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Iran : past, present and future

Author: Michael U Hensel; Mihrān Qārliqī
Publisher: London : John Wiley & Sons, 2012.
Series: Architectural design (London, England : 1971), v. 82, no. 3.; Architectural design profile, no. 217.
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Chiefly on modern and projected Iranian architecture and city planning.
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Genre/Form: Designs and plans
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael U Hensel; Mihrān Qārliqī
ISBN: 9781119974505 111997450X
OCLC Number: 830035197
Notes: "May/June 2012."
Credits: Contributors include : Reza Daneshmir and Catherine Spiridonoff, Farrokh Derakshani, Darab Diba, Nasrine Faghih and Amin Sadeghy, Farshad Farahi, Michael Hensel, Meran Gharleghi.
Description: 136 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm.
Contents: EditorIal 5 Helen Castle About the Guest Editors 6 Michael Hensel and Mehran Gharleghi Spotlight 8 Visual highlights of the issue Introduction 16 Iran: Past, Present and Future Michael Hensel and Mehran Gharleghi Towards an Architectural History of Performance: Auxiliarity, Performance and Provision in Historical Persian Architectures 26 Michael Hensel, Defne Sunguro g lu Hensel, Mehran Gharleghi and Salmaan Craig Persian Gardens and Landscapes 38 Nasrine Faghih and Amin Sadeghy World of Similitude: The Metamorphosis of Iranian Architecture 52 Farshad Farahi Subterreanean Landscape: The Far-Reaching Influence of the Underground Qanat Network in Ancient and Present-Day Iran 62 Reza Daneshmir and Catherine Spiridonoff Contemporary Architecture of Iran 70 Darab Diba Assimilating the Authentic with the Contemporary: The Work of Hadi Mirmiran 1945--2006 80 Saman Sayar Practices @ Home: Assimilating the Past and the Present for a Visionary Architecture 88 Mehran Gharleghi Practices Abroad: Today's Diaspora Tomorrow's Architecture 104 Michael Hensel Latent Futures of Iranian Architecture 120 Michael Hensel Counterpoint 128 Iran in the Regional Context Farrokh Derakhshani Contributors 135
Series Title: Architectural design (London, England : 1971), v. 82, no. 3.; Architectural design profile, no. 217.
Responsibility: guest-edited by Michael Hensel and Meran Gharleghi.

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Over the last few decades, Iranian architects have made a significant contribution to architectural design. This has, however, remained largely unrecognised internationally. This publication  Read more...

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