Afhsarian House
Kermanshah, Iran

Wanting to provide both her children each with a single and separate unit in the future, the client also wanted a simple project on the plot of 312 m2 with a unique exterior design. Accordingly, a three-storey building belonging to a couple and their children (a son and a daughter) designed in a way that it could develop from home to apartments was built. Taking building height and width proportions into account, the building was designed as a square with a crack on it converting it into a sculpture emerging from the street. Respect for passers-by, an old Iranian tradition, is shown by the slight lean backwards at ground level.

Source: Aga Khan Trust for Culture

Kermanshah, Iran
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Completed 2014
600 m²
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