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Khaneh Borujerdi-ha - The Borujerdi-ha House
Iran

The Borujerdi-ha House is a famous landmark and sample of Persian traditional residential architecture. 


It was built in 1857 by architect Ustad Ali Maryam, for the bride of Haji Mehdi Borujerdi, a wealthy merchant. The bride came from the affluent Tabatabaei family, for whom Ustad Ali had built the Tabatabaei House some years earlier. 

It consists of a rectangular beautiful courtyard, delightful wall paintings by the royal painter Kamal-ol-molk, and three 40 meter tall wind towers which help cool the house to unusually cool temperatures. It has 3 entrances, and all the classic signatures of traditional Persian residential architecture, such as biruni and daruni (andarun). The house took eighteen years to build using 150 craftsmen. It is considered a true masterpiece of Persian traditional residential architecture.

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Copyright: Ramin Dehdashti
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Taken: 01/06/2009
Uploaded: 15/07/2009
Updated: 06/06/2014
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Tags: iran; kashan; isfahan; persia; persian; historical; traditional; architecture; old; house; borujerdi; borujerdiha; borijerdi-ha
  • mahsa 11 months ago
    wonderfull!!!!
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