Sharifi-Ha house

Inspiration: traditional Persian architecture

The office, guest room and breakfast room can rotate 90 degree by touching a button in order to create space and also to achieve extra light and air during the summer. The house also have swimming pool and gym and two kitchens and terraces.

Each of this three rooms have resemble wooden boxes from the outside. The boxes can be closed during the winter and in the summer can be open to ventilate the interior of the house. The room can also rotate to face the terrace.










key words:  functionality of space, future in architecture, contemporary, technology, comfort, energy saving.









The interior, Living room and kitchen



The architect thought about functionality of space and was aware of occupants needs. By moving and rotating the particular they have gained the most beneficial factors including sun light, heat, view, ventilation.

The rooms haven’t been fixed in one position. The project also shows how the technology can be effective in functionality of the house. The house is seasonal and the design of the house was inspired by traditional Persian architecture. The natural elements play an important role in the early architecture of Iran.


Mail Online, (2014). Meet he future of housing: The Tehran home with MOVEABLE rooms. [online] Available at: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2728691/We-moving-block-How-Tehran-come-ultimate-space-saving-feature-MOVEABLE-rooms-And-s-push-button.html [Accessed 24 Oct. 2014].



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