Habitat Tehran
Project Title
Habitat Tehran
Habitat Tehran was to be a high-density complex containing 180 middle-upper income apartments and a variety of outdoor recreational spaces, intended for the families of Iranian officials. The dwellings were grouped into clusters following the natural slope of the hill and rising vertically 14 stories above the ridge of the site. A variety of dwellings were provided containing one to three bedrooms, whose organization responded to the Iranian lifestyle, climate and conditions. All dwellings, whether located close to the ground or higher in the structure, contained as the main feature an atrium-court included to respect the age-old tradition of the 'garden' in Iranian houses.

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Tehran, Iran

between 1976 and 1978
Completion Date
Client: Special Bureau of Her Imperial Majesty, the Shahbanou of Iran

Project Type
Safdie Architects
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