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Qorveh House by ReNa Design

ReNa Design’s Qorveh House with Rhythmic Brick Facade in Iran

Tehran based practice, ReNa Design has completed Qorveh House in the City of Qorveh in the west of Iran. Led by architect Reza Najafian, ReNa Design used rhythmic method of brick to design and construct the facade of the Qorveh House.

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Text description by the architects. Qorveh house is located 90 km from the center of Kurdistan province in Iran. Given the client desires, the house is designed in two separate units; a duplex residential unit and a multi-purpose private living and working suite.

Regional studies and analysis on the typology and morphology of adjacent neighborhood in the new urban context, resulted in the production of two-dimensional graphics with no architectural value. Efforts have been devoted to exhibit the façade of this project as a sculptural mass made of enduring and authentic materials.

The rhythmic use of brick as a genuine and old material crafts a fascinating harmony, which through a combination of today’s aesthetics and forms results in a masterpiece with advanced technical details.

House of 40 Knots – Parametric Architecture

House of 40 Knots / Habibeh Madjdabadi + Alireza Mashhadimirza in Tahran, Iran While persian carpets are world renowned, bricks have a strong relationship with iranian historical architecture. in this building, ‘the house of 40 knots’ by habibeh madjdabadi and alireza mashhadimirza, the two entities are fused into a contemporary façade that appears as a …

Name: Qorveh House

Location: Qorveh, Kurdistan, Iran

Architecture firm: ReNa Design

Architect: Reza Najafian

Design team: Maryam Najafian, Maryam Pourmohsen, Mina Nazmjou, Mohamad Hosein Hamzehlouei, Ehsan Marvi, Sahar Bayat, Ojan Salimi, Zahra Foroughi

Date: 2015 – 2017

Site area: 190 sqm

Built area: 540 sqm

Type: Residential

Structure: Ali Naghavi

Mechanical: Arash Fardyar

Electrical: Reza Baghernezhad

Construction: Mohsen Nikpey

Executive manager: Mohsen Nikpey

Supervisor: ReNa Design

Contractor: Mohsen Nikpey

Client: Dr. Fereshteh Abdolmaleki

Photos: Reza Najafian, M.H. Hamzehlouei

Materials: Brick, Wood, Metal, MDF, Glass



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About The Author

Hamid Hassanzadeh is an Iranian architect, computational designer, researcher, and speaker. He studied his architecture education in Iran. With eight years of experience in this field, he worked on multiple projects in Iran, Turkey, Russia, Kuwait, and the USA. Early in 2016, he established Parametric Architecture magazine by starting from Instagram. Since then, he interviewed many architects and designers, conducted and supported workshops, organized events and lectures, and globally shared knowledge and information about computational and parametric design tools.

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