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The carpet and textile museum and gallery in the heart of Tehran by Rezvan Yarhaghi

Project name:
The carpet and textile museum and gallery in the heart of Tehran
Architecture firm:
Rezvan Yarhaghi
Tehran, Iran
Tools used:
Midjourney AI, Adobe Photoshop
Principal architect:
Rezvan Yarhaghi
Design team:
Built area:
8500 m²
Site area:
Design year:
Completion year:
Rezvan Yarhaghi
Concept - Design
Cultural Architecture > Museum

Rezvan Yarhaghi: A memorable experience in the carpet and textile museum and gallery in the heart of Tehran.

This building is inspired by the weft of carpet and textile threads, which have a long-standing tradition in Iran of dyeing them, and silk threads with modern materials and a futuristic design. Designing a museum and gallery dedicated to carpets and textiles at the heart of Tehran encapsulates a fusion of traditional craftsmanship and modern architectural aesthetics. Nestled in the bustling city, this cultural haven seamlessly intertwines the intricate world of warp and weft with contemporary design principles, creating a dynamic space that celebrates Iran's rich textile heritage.

The architecture of this building offers an exciting and warm atmosphere to the visitors, both in the exterior and interior. The combination of vibrant colors and white concrete is very exciting and surprising. The exterior design harmoniously blends elements of traditional warp and woof carpet architecture with modernity. The façade, adorned with motifs inspired by carpets, serves as a visual homage to the nation's artistic legacy. Modern architectural lines and innovative use of materials enhance the building's visual appeal, establishing a connection between the past and the present.

The interior spaces include galleries and museums of carpets and textiles, a library, a coffee shop, and other facilities for visitors. In summary, the design of Tehran's carpet and textile museum and gallery not only pays homage to the rich heritage of Persian carpets and textiles but also serves as a testament to the enduring creativity of Iranian craftsmanship. This architectural masterpiece seamlessly weaves together tradition and modernity, offering a space where the past and present converge, inviting visitors to immerse themselves in the timeless beauty of Iranian textile artistry.


By Liliana Alvarez

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