HISTORIC PERSIAN ARCHITECTURE IN KASHAN

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    Reflecting pool in the Borujerdi courtyard
The historic Borujerdi House is a great sample of a traditional
Persian family home. The reflecting pool an the wind tower are
part of the cooling system in Kashan's desert climate.

TRADITIONAL ORNAMENT ON A RESIDENTIAL BUILDING

Ornaments  at the roof of a hall
The roofs inside the Borujerdi House bear the most
wonderful crafted stucco ornaments and paintings.



Arcs in the courtyard
Persian architects used these structures to naturally decrease
temperatures, regulate sunlight and ventilate during daytime.

Metal door knocker
An ancient metal door-knocker - here is the female version.

Ornamental stucco inside the Borujerdi House
Every wall covered with the finest stucco ornament in Kashan







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