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  7. Danial / Reza Sayadian and Sara Kalantary

Danial / Reza Sayadian and Sara Kalantary

  • 01:00 - 24 October, 2012
Danial / Reza Sayadian and Sara Kalantary
Danial / Reza Sayadian and Sara Kalantary, © Alireza Behpour
© Alireza Behpour

© Alireza Behpour © Alireza Behpour © Alireza Behpour © Alireza Behpour +20

© Alireza Behpour
© Alireza Behpour

From the architect. Danial apartment is located in North east district of Tehran. The neighborhood that Danial is constructed used to be summer houses and gardens and as Tehran expanded, the gardens were destroyed and trees where replaced by buildings. SO We decided to put back nature, being bold and remind people of lost nature.

© Alireza Behpour
© Alireza Behpour

The whole exterior facade is consisting of 20 tree-like panels. Each floor’s façade is covered by 4 of the panels which complete each other two by two, all installed on two rails which can be moved manually all along the rails horizontally, providing infinite choices to the resident who can control the panels from inside.

© Alireza Behpour
© Alireza Behpour

The variety in shapes of facade ,added by sunlight angels, have an unique effect on the interior,since by every inch of movement we have a new lighting and shadow dancing. We used the idea of shadow to design the ceiling and walls as you can see in the picture. The second layer of façade is covered by large windows, permitting a close connection to the city.

© Alireza Behpour
© Alireza Behpour

Danial is set on 320 square meter rectangular shaped land The plan was constructing a 7 –story building covering 1344 sqm, including 5 residential apartments in 5 volumes, each volume covers 165 sqm. Parking and main entrance are located on Ground floor and recreation facilities (indoor pool, sauna and Jacuzzi) are set in the basement

Courtesy of Reza Sayadian and Sara Kalantary
Courtesy of Reza Sayadian and Sara Kalantary
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pourya · January 01, 2015

درعین زیبایی میشد بهتر از این بشه پلانش زیاد جالب زیست جای کار بیشتری داره ولی در کل تبریک میگم

Sajad A.Balderlu · August 24, 2014

despite lots of energy and time spent on main facade it looks clumsily to me.
may be the metal was not a good choice for in-window particles(it's not flexible so aesthetically we face a drastic abstraction of trees), or why not to find a better way to reflect context trees.
as seen the triangular pattern strongly spreads to the interior decor,absolutely unnecessary.
even now reviewing photos show the same clumsily ugliness.

Emil · January 31, 2014


Maryam hz · November 15, 2013

awlie khosoos tanavoiy ke ba saieha ijad mishe...:)

zahra rastgari · January 19, 2013

nice idea. so great...

Abbas R · December 10, 2012

besyar ziba va ali,,,you guys are the best

mehdi keshvari · December 01, 2012

so cute , so nice ,,, totaly very very Good !!!!!!!!!!

farshid 7 · December 01, 2012

this projest is so graet

farshid 7 · December 01, 2012

this project is so great

Parissa Khosravi · December 01, 2012

My favorite project in this year ... Great

MOEIN · November 30, 2012

kheili zibas

Gandom sedehi · November 30, 2012

Perfect architecture.

meysam · November 30, 2012

Great work. attractive building.

ali · November 11, 2012

very nice
vaghan zibast manam kheyli khoshhal shodam
kash ye asrae memariye azim darmorede khalije fars sakhte mishod
ta be araba sabet beshe

reza · October 29, 2012

karetoon aaalie...:)

negar · October 27, 2012

i proud of you :) wish to be lucky , guys :)
kheili khoshhalam ke karaye bachehaye dakhele iran ro tooye in site didam! va yek lahze be khodam balidam :) merc

Mahbod Biazi · October 27, 2012

I will have to agree with Avantgarde here. Given the context of Tehran and the neighbourhood the building face is relatively considerable, but the interior spaces do not connect to the exterior of the building. Merely adding faceted surfaces to the interior of a building does not make it conceptually stronger.

Avantgarde · October 27, 2012

In my school of thought, building is a unique idea, needs a sense of continuity and integration. Although it is good project But A good connection between "Plan", "Exterior" and "Landscape" can not be found.

abbas · October 26, 2012

is very good
mer 30
????? ????

ehsan nikdel · September 12, 2014 11:18 AM
Vanessa Ivanovs · October 26, 2012

Beautiful project! Amazing ceiling, panels, everything!

behnam · October 25, 2012

very good

ramin atabaki · October 25, 2012

From all that clutter in Tehran...Your work is outstanding and functional ! It is mature and artistic!! Hope to see it in person on my next visit to Tehran...Keep up the good work.


Rade Lalic · October 24, 2012

Great work, composition, detailing, the whole house looks like a sculpture!


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