Issue No. 1

Editorial

Ahmad Zohadi ..................................................2

Architecture & Arts Heritage

Sassanian Architecture and Landscape / Morteza Behrooz ..................................................4

The hanging Gardens of Babylon / Lee Krystek ..................................................10

Articles

Sim City / Jeff Mac Intyre ..................................................12

Architecture & Tourism: Think 'Glocal' / Paola Deda ..................................................14

Trafficscape-Mobile Gardens / Fadi Sarieddin, Jumana Jabri ..................................................17

Projects

Green Architecture / Raha Shahr Consulting Engineering  Group ..................................................21

The High Line Community Olympic Village 2012 / Hariri & Hariri – Architecture ..................................................30

Rooftecture Chikushi / Shuhei Endo Architect Institute ..................................................34

Semiramis Hotel / Karim Rashid ..................................................38

National Library of Iran / Pirraz Consulting Planners, Architects & Engneers ..................................................42

Bandar Abbas City Center / Junob Trading / Bam Citadel  of Kerman Consulting Engineers /
Shib Kooh Zaytoon Co. ..................................................48


Face of Faith / Babak Bank ..................................................50

Shiraz Industry Building / Varjavand Consulting Engineers ..................................................54

'O' de Squisito Boathouse / Leen Vandaele, Ahmad Ebrahim Alkandary,
Farid Alawadi ..................................................58


The Taleghani Project (Burje Ghaba) ..................................................62

Projects of Hadi Abbasi ..................................................66

Interview

Believe in Nature / Interview with Dr. Pon Elango, Reza Mohit ..................................................68

Competitions ..................................................70

Arts

M.R. Atashzy ..................................................72

Bahram Talayedar ..................................................73

Kourosh Rafiey ..................................................74

Nasser Azizi ..................................................76

Susan Dorothea White ..................................................78

Horizons of Light & Imagination / Dr. Reza Mohit ..................................................80

Report

Dubai Air Show / Khalid Habib Al Redha / Ahmad Zohadi ..................................................82

Be a Part of History / Mahtab Mirtaheri ..................................................86

News ..................................................88

10 Wonders of the New China ..................................................93

Book & CD Review ..................................................96

Materials & Technology

Augmented Bandwidth / Isabella Magalhaes ..................................................98

High-Tech Wall That's a Wrap / Heacher A.Davis ..................................................100

Lightening with Puma Panels ..................................................101

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