The way we work

Ali Akbar Rahimian

Professional Doctorate in Architecture
With a focus on specialized high-rise buildings
Member of German Society of Engineers in the province Hirschberg with Employment License Number 147974
Member of Iranian Society of Engineers in the Province Khorasan Razavi with Employment License Number 01910000418

Office History

For more than two decades, Rahimian & Partners has been commissioned to design important buildings, and it has successfully completed over 120 projects across iran. The work of the firm is instantly recognizable and iranian respected for its distinguished body of classic and modern architecture. We aspire to thoughtful elegant contemporary architecture and classic architecture, that fulfills complex programmatic and operational needs, and professional services that exceeds our clients’ expectations for the delivery of substance and value.

Our approach

Sustainability is at the heart of everything we undertake. We audit all projects against global standards, while developing bespoke strategies that drive our architecture agenda. To build sustainably requires us to design holistically, and our unique integrated design approach enables us to develop innovative strategies that have a firm focus on the future of the environment.

From within the practice, structural engineers, together with many other specialist design teams, work alongside the architects to develop fully integrated design solutions. Every project starts with fresh thinking, leading to a solution that is tailor-made to both site and user. Design is typically undertaken by a small, close-knit team; the team that starts a project sees it through to completion, thus providing continuity throughout. We always consider the built environment as a totality and to apply a truly integrated approach to responsible design.

We believe the best architecture comes from a synthesis of all the elements that separately comprise and inform the character of a building: the structure that holds it up; the services that allow it to function; its ecology; the quality of natural light; the symbolism of the form; the relationship of the building to the skyline or the streetscape; the way you move through or around it; and last but not least its ability to lift the spirits. By working together creatively from the start of a project, architects and engineers combine their knowledge to devise integrated, sustainable design solutions.