Issue # 3


Architecture

Welcome Note From The Chairman / Khalid Habib Al Redha ...............................................2

Editorial / Ahmad Zohadi ...............................................3

A Note From The Guest Editor / Shahrooz.A.Mahdavi ...............................................4

Metropolitan Discourse / George Katodrytis ...............................................6

The Rise of the Super-Block / George Katodrytis ...............................................10

High in Dubai / Shahrooz.A.Mahdavi ...............................................12

M3ar. Chartered Architects Urban Designers Planning ...............................................13

Anglo-East Group of Companies ...............................................25

Post-Tension Tecnology in Shahr-e Aftab Project ...............................................31

Swiss Alpine for a Sustainable Future / Stefanie Overbeck ...............................................32

Burj Dubai ...............................................36

Burj Al Alam / An Interview with Seyed Ali Muhmmad C.E.O ...............................................38

Guangong Tobacco Tower, Guangzhou Twin Tower / Nihon  Sekkei ...............................................40

Milad Tower a Raised Bezal Built Up ...............................................44

Milad Tower's Master Plan / Rah Shahr Consulting Engineering Group ...............................................48

A New Paradigm of the Tower, a New Paradigm of Urban Space / Shirdel and Partners ...............................................52

Oil Industry Headquarter (Project Concept) / Bavand Consultants ...............................................62

The Interactive World / Mehrdad Javadi Nejad ...............................................66

Introduction of One the Successful Companies of Dubai in the Recent Decade / Kazarooni co...............................................68

Shiraz World Trade Center / A Powet and Desire ...............................................72

News

A Mediatheque as an Architectural Idea for Creating Urban Space / Azadeh Shahcheraghi ...............................................78

The Holy Shrine of Hazrate Masoomeh / Pirraz Consulting Planners, Architects & Engineers ...............................................84

Roberto Toscuno: A Persian Culture Guest ...............................................88

Art

Story of an Artist: Unity of Arts / An Interview with Leili Gerami ...............................................94

Traditional Bas Relief, in Modern Architectural Space / Vafa Vafaie ...............................................100

Concerning the WTC Club / Leen Vandaele ...............................................106

The Themes of Fred Weidman ...............................................110

Seyed Mohammad Moheet ...............................................112

Painting & Artwork / Gabriele Heidar ...............................................114

Sustainable Traditional Buildings of Iran / Vahid Ghobadian ...............................................118

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