Examining the Concepts of Native Architecture of Gilan in accordance with Sustainable Indices of Iranian Architecture

Document Type : Original Article


1 Professor Assistant, Department of Architecture, Islamic Azad University, Lahijan Branch, Lahijan, Iran

2 Master Student, Department of Architecture, Islamic Azad University, Qazvin Branch, Qazvin, Iran


In Iranian architecture that extends human intelligence in the construction of this architecture, various icons are influenced by this unitary thought. For decades, sustainable architecture has come to the fore, and many solutions have been proposed by it to solve the contemporary crisis, but there are still some problems in creating sustainable architecture. It seems that by removing obstacles by paying attention to the values ​​and characteristics of the native architecture, it can be completed. Despite the differences in the physical and functional characteristics of the Gilan architecture in response to the climatic needs of other parts of Iran, it seems the rejection of the indicator, i.e., the rejection of semantic meaning of Iranian architecture is recognizable in this canvas. In this research, we sought to adapt the characteristics of Iranian architecture in the architecture of indigenous Gilan housing, considering the characteristics of sustainability. To achieve this purpose, analytical - descriptive research method and logical reasoning have been used in the base and comparative method in the field study area related to the analysis of the properties of houses. Finally, the conclusion of the consistency of the semantic indices (stability) of Iranian architecture in the architecture of Gilan region is being discussed.


Main Subjects

Gilan Architecture, Iranian Architecture, Vernacular Architecture, Stable

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