Rock-cut Architecture on the Shores of Makran
Best Project of Residential Estate
About the project
Studies show that rocks are about thirty percent of the earth's surface, a subject that has been less studied in the past few years for designing new cities. This project is the design of places to house urban communities in the future in order to preserve the earth and the creatures. The main idea is to design on and inside the coastal and mountain cliffs instead of gradually adding land to the existing urban areas and raising the buildings.
The major reason of this decision is that this idea could answer many of the problems of raising and expanding cities in the old-fashioned way. In addition, there are attractive design conditions and features in these areas that have been overlooked and can be used to provide a better life with less damage to the planet for future generations.
Shores of Makran, Iran
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In this project, designers have been trying to use new approaches for housing architectural design for future cities.
Applicants and authors of the project
Architectural Designer - Seyed Mohammad Hossein Rahmati
Research and Development — Mohsen Kheirmand Parizi
Interior Designer - Fatemeh Shabanpour
Responsive Shell Designer - Zahra Ebrahimi
Supervisor - Dr. Mohsen Moosavi, Faculty Member of the University of Mazandaran