Grandpa’s Historical House

Qajar dynasty, who ruled Iran less than a century ago and had done so for a hundred and thirty years before, from 1796-1925. Tehran as the capital of Iran has many large and small architectural works since this period. Palaces, pavilions, mosques and grand houses which are some samples of the mentioned works include full of art beauty.
After the Qajar era and with the arrival of modernity to Iran, people’s lifestyle gradually changed and today few people are willing to live in the house with former patterns. As a result, these houses were demolished one after the other and were replaced by modern buildings.
Fortunately, some of these houses are continuing their life after use change by private or public employers. These houses mostly belong to aristocrats and celebrities and, in addition to having a large area, are full of various kinds of decorations such as stucco, mirror work, brickwork, carving, tiling, frescoes and more. There have always been decorative elements for decorating the building during different periods of the history.
One of the important elements in building decoration is stucco which has changed over the history of Iran, in accordance with the political, religious, cultural and art conditions

Cutting pieces and taking care of rough edges before assembling


working on stained glass windows


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