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Description

Qasr Garden Museum is a part of more than 200 year history of Tehran, which used to be located outside the city limits when it was built. By political changes and new city requirements it changed to a frightening prison. Years of being a prison had remained a sad and dreary dream of Qasr Garden on the people’s mind. Qasr Garden is Tehran’s living history, converting that dark prison into a green and bright Garden- Museum was an attempt to valuate this heritage. Besides the historic value, this gar- den is a valuable and wonderful sample of Persian gardening which duplicates the necessity of noticing it

Designed

2008

Completed

2012

Technical data

Architect: Arash Mozafari- EBA (M) Location: Tehran, Iran Area: 14000 sqm Year: 2008-2012 Constructed: 1798 Original Function: Royal Garden (1795- 1925) and prison (1925- 2003) New Function: Cultural (Garden Museum)

Project team

Design and Supervise: EBA(M).Arash Mozafari. Project Manager: Babak Rashedi. Design Team: Aqil Bahra, Farzad Ghiasi, Leila Mahmoodpour, Maryam Yeganeh, Lida Ghodrat Nejad, Atie Aghaie, Samane Rezvani, Ronak Namdari, Neda Lotfi, Hamid Mahmoodpour, Sara Kazemi, Amir Ahmadi Zonouz, Javad Hadavandi, Mohamad Farhadi, Zahra Sadat Rahmati, Majid Zamani. Supervision Team: Payam Ghanei, Mohamad Faraji, Amin Moayedi, Hosein Abaszade, Fardad Vaziri. Renovation Expert: Amir Arvand. Conceptual Design Team: Anahita Mozafari, Lale Sahandi, Touraj Mirbaha, Azade Jalali Mousavi,. Photo: Ali Daghigh, Hamid Moghadam.Structural Design: Behrang Baniadam. Construction Team: Shayan Shouse Co: Hematyar. Mechanical & electrical: Rstak Pouya Co:Ahmad Rahmati, Babak Koolivand. Conceptual Construction Team: Pouya Mehr Co.

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Image Credit: Ali Daghigh
Image Credit: Ali Daghigh
Image Credit: Ali Daghigh
Image Credit: Ali Daghigh
Image Credit: Ali Daghigh
Image Credit: Ali Daghigh
Image Credit: Ali Daghigh

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