Iranian architect Mohammadreza Qanei has won a golden award for his design of “Qanei’s Residential Building in Iran” at the A’ Design Award and Competition in the Italian city of Milan, the organizers have announced.
The design, which is a project by the Isfahan-based company Polsheer Architects, Planners and Engineers, has been implemented in a building in Isfahan, and was honored in the Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category.
“The building is a development of the designer’s old house. In this project, the designer made an attempt to maintain the fundamental skeleton and to develop a larger space for his family,” the A’ Design Award and Competition, explained on its website
“In the beginning, he (Qanei) designed some rooms on the roof and then a larger ceiling to cover all the contents in order to devise an integrated space for the whole family,” it says.
In addition, the design named Shahrdari (Municipality) Public Square Plaza in Rasht, also by Polsheer Architects, Planners and Engineers, is the A’ Design Award Winner in the Urban Planning and Urban Design Category.
All the wining designers, architects, artists and design oriented companies from around the world will be honored during a special ceremony on June 9.
Iranian architects Nima and Sina Keivani have also won a silver award for their joint design “House of the Sun” in the Interior Space and Exhibition Design category of the competition.
Award-winning designs will be showcased in an exhibition, which will open at MOOD -- the Museum of Outstanding Design -- on June 6.