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between innovation and tradition: discover architecture in iran through readers radar

the architectural language of iran has been influenced by such elements of its ancient context as the distinguishing ecology as well as its rich cultural history. the region’s architecture had traditionally been driven by an attention to mathematics, religion, and astrology while its materiality has typically reflected that of the primarily desertous, arid climate. while continuing to adopt these traditional and contextual influences, contemporary architects of iran have introduced a new breath of innovation into their material practice and formal development.