Borujerdi House

Borujerdi Historical House - kashan
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Borujerdiha House is one of the oldest houses in Kashan built during the Qajar era which goes back to mid 19th century.
Borujerdi House
is related to Kashan city (Isfahan Province)
Also known as: Borujerdiha Historical House, Boroojerdi House, Khaneh-e Boroujerdi (Farsi)
Borujerdiha House is one of the oldest houses in Kashan built during the Qajar era which goes back to mid 19th century.
Borujerdi Historical House - kashan
The house was built in 1857 by architect Ostad Ali Maryam, for the bride of Haji Mehdi Borujerdi, a wealthy merchant. The bride came from the affluent Tabatabaei family, for whom Ali Maryam had built the Tabatabaei House some years earlier.

It consists of a rectangular beautiful courtyard, delightful wall paintings by the royal painter Kamal-ol-molk, and three 40 meter tall wind towers which help cool the house to unusually cool temperatures. It has 3 entrances, and all the classic signatures of traditional Persian residential architecture, such as biruni and daruni (andarun). The house took eighteen years to build using 150 craftsmen.
Boroujerdi House - khaneye burujerdiha kashan
The Borujerdi House built on three stories which have different parts. The building, built around a courtyard with an area of 620 square meters. The smart design of this house helps to tolerate the hot weather of Kashan. Due to the wind-catcher on the roof, the heat change into pleasant weather. This house contains two main parts, outdoor and Andaruni (indoor part).

It has three entrances and all the classic signatures of Persian architecture. The main entrance is in the form of an octagonal vestibule with multilateral skylights in the ceiling. Near the entrance is a five-door chamber with intricate plasterwork. Walking through a narrow corridor, one reaches a vast rectangular courtyard that has a pool and is flanked by trees and flowerbeds.

In the vicinity of the corridor is a reception area sandwiched between two rooms. Due to the high amount of sunlight entering these two rooms, they were mostly utilized during winter.  In the northeast area of the property lie the kitchen, rooms and stairways to the basement.
Borujerdi Historical House - Kashan
The best sentences can't explain this house and also incredible roof/wind tower. Beautiful gatch work, pretty painting, Iranian Islamic architecture will make you feel relax, really.

On the southern side is a large covered hall adorned with reliefs, artistic carvings and meshed windows, which was the main area for holding celebrations. It consists of a raised platform on its far side that was normally reserved for special guests.

The house is famous for its unusual wind towers, which are made of stone, brick, sun-baked bricks and a composition of clay, straw and mortar. Three 40-meter-tall wind towers help cool the house to unusually cool temperatures. Even the basements consistently benefit from the flow of cool air from the wind towers.
khaneh borojerdihaye kashan
The rooms in these houses are structured in a way that does not permit an outsiders’ view. The house consists of two main sections, called andaruni (the inner section) and biruni (the outer section).

Since exceptional attention has been paid to minute architectural details demanded by the geographical and climatic conditions of the area, the house has attracted considerable attention of architects as well as Iranian and foreign scientific and technical teams.

While Boroujerdi House used to be a private home, it is now open to the public as a museum. The museum is divided into four sections, namely reception, ceremonies, residential halls and rooms.
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Borujerdi Historical House
Borujerdi Historical House
Borujerdi Historical House - Kashan
Borujerdi Historical House - Kashan
Borujerdi Historical House - Kashan
Borujerdi Historical House - Kashan
Borujerdi Historical House - Kashan
Borujerdi Historical House
Boroojerdi Historical House - Kashan
Borujerdi Historical House - Kashan
Borujerdi Historical House - Kashan
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