May 7, 2016
The First Tehran Architecture Biennial will kick off on May 14.
The Saba Engineering Events Association has organized the biennial in collaboration with Iran’s Ministry of Transport and Urban Development.
The biennial will include a number of exhibits, seminars and workshops running for several months, organizer of the exhibition section of the biennial Mehran Davari stated in a press release published on Saturday.
The projects displayed at the exhibition “Post-Oil City: The History of the City’s Future” and top award-wining projects at the RIBA Regional Awards, an award given to buildings across the UK, will be showcased in the Vartan Hovanesian House.
He added that Sam Jacoby, a chartered architect with an AA Diploma and a doctorate from the Technical University of Berlin, will be displaying a collection of his works at the biennial. He is due to travel to Iran to introduce his book recently published in London under the title “Drawing Architecture and the Urban”.
Davari called the biennial a very good event for young architects who will have a chance to meet professionals during the program, which will run until October.
The Vartan House is located at No 514. Taleqani St. near Felestin Square.
Source: Tehran Times