Iranian architects receive nominations at 2018 MEA Awards
TEHRAN – Twenty-one designs and architects from Iran are among the nominees for the 2018 Middle East Architect Awards, which were announced by the organizers last week.
Golshahr Mosque and Plaza by Arash G. Tehrani, Floating Island by Kamran Heirati Architects, and Persian Tehran Garden by Hooman Balazadeh and Mohammad Khavarian have been nominated for the award in the Concept Design of the Year category.
In the Commercial Project of the Year section, Ava Center by Fluid Motion Architects, Aftab Commercial & Office Building by Behzad Atabaki, Saro Gallery by Mehdi Qanavati and Amin Qorbani, and Kaarmaan Business Club by Nilufar Niksar and Studio Davazdah received nominations.
The Iranian nominees in the Landscape Design of the Year category are the Thirty-Pine Villa by Aleshtar Architectural Office and the City Hall Square Rehabilitation by Polsheer Architects.
Valiasr Mosque by Fluid Motion Architects is the sole Iranian nominee in the Community & Cultural Project of the Year section.
Villa Safadasht by Kamran Heirati Architects, Hamsaye Apartment by Razan Architects, V Villa by Reza Asadzadeh and Shabnam Khalilpour, and the Mahallat Residence by CAAT Studio are contending for the award for the Residential Project of the Year.
In the Public Sector & Education Project of the Year section, the Fazili Educational Complex by Mohammad Shamaeizadeh and Shirin Shariffar and Sam Building by Navid Emami are competing.
Arash G. Tehrani and Mohammad Khavarian are the nominees for the Young Architect of the Year award while Behzad Atabaki and Amir-Hossein Tabrizi were nominated for the Architect of the Year award.
L.E.D Architects from Tehran received a nomination in the Boutique Firm of the Year category.
Iranian architects and firms did not receive nominations in several sections.
Winners will be announced during a special ceremony in Dubai on November 21.
Golshahr Mosque and Plaza by Arash G. Tehrani.