Minaret Tower (Imam Reza’s holy shrine)
Due to the following specifications, this tower was designed as the minaret of the religious city of mashhad:
a) The site’s exceptional location due to it’s alignment with the holy shrine
b)Its location near the significant Basij (Bargh) square as the main artery toward the south (the connection of expandable sector with the old urban fabric) on the one hand and the connection of East-West, on the other hand (the city’s beltway connection to the holy shrine)
c)The best location in terms of a monumental (elemental) mass
Minaret Tower Design
a) Framework approach and the tower’s form/locating from the observer’s viewpoint on the square’s position is investigated and designed.
In other words, the entire lines of the tower’s formal shapes along the square’s center on the one hand and the square’s spiral radius on the other hand were designed.
b) Internal tower’s views with an approach to Imam reza’s holy shrine were designed, i.e.
a.we tried to make the biggest frot toward the holy shrine.
b.the two towers were located on a free position of the holy shrine view.
Customer: Khorasan-e-Razavi Electricity and Power Co.