mohammad domiri documents iran's natural and architectural treasures mohammad domiri documents iran's natural and architectural treasures
mar 25, 2016

mohammad domiri documents iran's natural and architectural treasures

mohammad domiri documents iran’s natural and architectural treasures
(above) golestan palace, tehran, iran
all images © mohammad domiri




back in 2014, designboom first featured the work of persian photographer mohammad reza domiri ganji, whose hypnotizing images shone a light on iran’s incredibly rich history. since then, domiri has continued to journey around his native country and document its natural and architectural treasures. while his first explorations focused primarily on places of religious worship — highlighting their kaleidoscopic colors and rich ornamentation — the artist’s recent work extends to both urban and natural landscapes. photographs of city scenes, like men working in a carpet repair workshop, reveal a glimpse of everyday life, while an image of the badab-e surt natural springs shows iran’s stunning geographical terrain.


see a selection of images from domiri’s collection below, and a full series on his website here

vank cathedral, isfahan, iran

ceiling of tabātabāei house, kashan, iran

ceiling of ālī qāpū, isfahan, iran

ceiling of the borujerdi kouse, kashan, iran

timche-ye amin od-dowleh, kashan, iran

kordasht bath, jolfa, iran 

ceiling of dolat abad, yazd, iran

golestan palace, tehran, iran

niavaran palace, tehran, iran

carpet repair workshop, shiraz, iran 

house of poems, shiraz, iran

maranjab desert, isfahan province, iran

azadi tower, tehran, iran

palace of ardashir, fars province, iran

badab-e surt natural springs, mazandaran, iran

  • WOW, thank you for giving us a glimpse of the magic created by the Persians.

    seema says:
  • Beauuuutiful! Definetely a teaser to visit these places – and therefore a brilliant handshake with a different culture: we all admire beautiness.

    Dirk16 says:

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