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Rouzan Residential Building by Sayed Hamed Jafari

Sayed Hamed Jafari

PROJECTS 10/31/2019
  • Architect: Sayed Hamed Jafari
  • Location: Mosala Street of Isfahan
  • Built Area: 620m2
  • Date of Design: 2016-2017
  • Construction: 2017-2019
  • Photographer: Negar Sedighi


Rouzan Housing

Iranian architecture is manifest in Isfahan, where many traditional historic works have been built. However, significant urban decay has overcome a vast area of the city.

Rouzan Building Isfahan Rouzan Building Isfahan

Most of the residential buildings of this texture are unprofessionally built-in narrow small alleys, using local but poor materials. Their residents are mostly middle and low-income classes of society.

Rouzan Building Front Window

The former building of this project was one of these houses. However, the client in his youth had experienced living in one of these traditional houses with all of its components - including private quarters, yard, pool, and refreshing gardens.

Rouzan Building Outdoor Garden

He thus intended to make a memory of his past while possessing a prominent, modern house with reasonable construction cost.

Rouzan Building Front Rouzan Building Front

He also required two apartment units for his own residence and two others to rent out. The buildings needed to have special technical and visual attractions in order to be sold.

Rouzan Building Front Windows

Therefore, aligning these two goals and identifying the solution for this problem were the challenges of design and ideation. Therefore, the plans were designed with the maximum occupancy according to the standards of the respective municipality.

Rouzan Building at Night Rouzan Building hallway

Given the climate of Isfahan, for the facade design purpose, the translucent surfaces and windows were first specified according to the standards and then adjusted by Ecotect simulator.

Rouzan Building Licing Room

To maintain privacy based on the plan, the living room, bedroom and kitchen were arranged differently on the shell. In order to prevent extreme entrance of sunlight, a canopy was also designed and verified by Ecotect software, and mobility was added to it manually and automatically.

Rouzan Building Kitchen

Afterward, to prevent uniformity in the facade shape, distinguish it from adjacent buildings, and build flower boxes in the body in front of openings, dynamic yet simple, modern and perceptible drawdowns were formed.

For the interior design, motions and dynamics of the exterior facade were reflected inside the house and plotted the interior design.

Rouzan Building Interior and Roof Plans


Rouzan Building Interior Exterior Floor PlansNiches and corridors in the living room and master bedroom were devised as traditional buildings, and a traditional sense was created in a modern space.

Rouzan Building Building Climate


To learn more about this project or view other projects by Sayed Hamed Jafari, visit Sayed Hamed Jafari.

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