Video Archive | Architecture in Iran (1)

Nader Khalili Geltaftan Earth Water Air Fire-clip_1050
Khalili describes his quest to develop tools that would allow anyone to build a shelter utilizing the land. He sees fulfilling...

Nader Khalili Geltaftan Earth Water Air Fire-clip_1050

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Khalili describes his quest to develop tools that would allow anyone to build a shelter utilizing the land. He sees fulfilling this basic need true architecture. He shows slides which explain the background of his investigation and experimentation, and his projects. He discusses the philosophy of permanence within the indigenous architecture of the Pueblo people and the desert communities in Iran. He discusses how these cultures value permanence within their structures, while utilizing the principles of gravity.