AVIAN-INSPIRED ARCHITECTURE - SIMORGH (MASHHAD CITY ENTRANCE )
AVIAN-INSPIRED ARCHITECTURE - SIMORGH (MASHHAD CITY ENTRANCE )
08.08.2015

At the entrance of the Tourist landmark city of Mashhad, Iran, this “living architecture” is inspired by the Pigeons of  Imam Reza shrine, where tourists flock to take in the architecture & avian dwellers. Driving visitors are greeted by a 28 meter high pillar with moving wings powered when incoming vehicles drive over a subtle bump connected to system of cables & gears causing changes in Structure like a flying Bird.

Structures holding are prestressed structure .Cover between metal movable structures is fabric structures held by Steel cables that can gather and cause moving structures.Size of the Entrance gateway isWidth 65 m x Depth 14 m x Height 28 m

Nestled amidst the ancient backdrop, this modern marvel stands out as both a tribute to one of the city’s historic attractions & a symbol of its importance in the world of tomorrow.

 

Architects                               : Naser Nasiri & Tahir Nasiri
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