Iran is "on the verge of a new era for architecture" according to local architects, resulting in a boom in contemporary residential and infrastructure projects. We've pinned some of the best examples to a new Pinterest board, including a bridge encouraging pedestrians to "wander and get lost" and a Tehran apartment block with faceted window frames.
Dezeen competition: Dezeen has teamed up with the Royal Academy of Arts to give away five pairs of tickets to this year's Annual Architecture lecture, which will be delivered by Chinese architects Lu Wenyu and Wang Shu. More »
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