Moving out of the box : a holiday house in north of Iran
1University of Oulu, Oulu School of Architecture, Architecture
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|Persistent link:|| http://urn.fi/URN:NBN:fi:oulu-201602061139
|Publish Date:|| 2016-02-08
|Thesis type:||Master's thesis (tech)
Iran also called as Persia, with the area of almost 1.5 million square meters, and a population of more than 75 million people, with the civilization dating back to almost 5000 years ago, with a long history in Art and Architecture, has been experiencing rapid social and historical changes during the time, From secular modernism to traditionalized transitions. Various changes in many fields within time have been a key factor for influencing the social and daily life of the people. In other words, History of architecture in Iran has been clearly reflecting sociocultural aspects of people’s life. There used to be an apparent harmony and balance between the cultural needs of people and the diagrammatic features and spatial arrangements of architecture. Despite all these remarkably valuable characteristics, the contemporary architecture of Iran has been recently walking on the edge line, meaning that it is losing the connection to its unique context. ´Moving out of the box` is a study aiming to Design one holiday house according to sociocultural needs of one Iranian family and also an approach for the reestablishment of some local and traditional architectural features.