Refurbishment of the former Cyrus shopping mall by Julian Breinersdorfer Architekten

Cyrus shopping mall

Cyrus shopping mall
Image © Julian Breinersdorfer Architekten

Tehran is a city with a flourishing tech and start-up scene, but as of now lacking spaces where it’s players can connect.Tehran is a city with a flourishing tech and start-up scene, but as of now lacking spaces where it’s players can connect.

Cyrus shopping mall
Image © Julian Breinersdorfer Architekten

The refurbishment of the former Cyrus shopping mall aims at providing the scene with a contemporary high tech campus that is deeply rooted into local building techniques and programs.

Cyrus shopping mall
Image © Julian Breinersdorfer Architekten

Julian Breinersdorfer Architekten from Berlin are collaborating with Transsolar to investigate ancient persian architectural adaptions to the harsh climate at the foothills of the elburs mountains, and transform them into a intelligent low/high-tech hybrid building systems.

Cyrus shopping mall
Image © Julian Breinersdorfer Architekten

Centrepiece of the campus will be a moss and watervapor airfiltering courtyard, that doesn’t require electrical energy to provide fresh air in smog-plagued Tehran.

Cyrus shopping mall
Image © Julian Breinersdorfer Architekten

The rooftop will feature a restaurant in a traditional persian garden, the water bassin and plantations will be integrated into the buildings climate system.

Cyrus shopping mall
Image © Julian Breinersdorfer Architekten

The 6000m² of office spaces will be operated on a membership based model, and offer flexible space solutions for freelancers, start-ups and established tech companies. Source by Julian Breinersdorfer Architekten.

Cyrus shopping mall
Image © Julian Breinersdorfer Architekten
  • Location: Tehran, Iran
  • Architect: Julian Breinersdorfer Architekten
  • Project Team: Lena Brandt, Alessandro Cugola, Jamina Zeussel
  • Climate consulting: Transsolar
  • Structural Engineer: Volker Link
  • Size: 8500m2
  • Year: 2017
  • Images: Courtesy of Julian Breinersdorfer Architekten
Cyrus shopping mall
Image © Julian Breinersdorfer Architekten
Cyrus shopping mall
Image © Julian Breinersdorfer Architekten
Cyrus shopping mall
Image © Julian Breinersdorfer Architekten
Cyrus shopping mall
Image © Julian Breinersdorfer Architekten
Cyrus shopping mall
Existing building

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