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Hamed Zarrinkamari currently holds a PhD from the Department of Architecture and Urban Studies (DASTU), Politecnico di Milano. Hamed does research about the Built Environment, Boundaries, Relationships of the Religions with the Architecture and Urban Design, and Futurism. His current projects are 'Architecture and Urban Design in Religions' and 'cities as battlefields'.
Through history we repeatedly have shaped communities and considered them as our worlds. Every world is driven by a main demand and, as soon as that demand is satisfied, we proceed to a higher level in the Maslow hierarchy of needs. There are worlds which are ready to grow into their highest capacities and experience the self–actualization. The app...
Shamans, prophets, and even charismatic speakers have always used different techniques for seeding the faith in their followers’ hearts, strengthening it and encouraging them to push the limits of possibility. During the 12th and 13th centuries, a mysterious sect arouse in the mountains of Iran under the leadership of Hassan-i-Sabbah, known as Sayy...
Humankind has always reflected his fears and desires in abstract ideals. These utopian images start from religions, continue in mysticisms and interpretations, and replicate in contemporary ideologies and styles. Studying a collection of these concepts shows a pattern beneath which can determine the role of architects and planners. References to id...
Any climate & ecology in Iran has brought up unique tradition thinking, living and constructing. Unfortunately, typological studies mostly consider shapes and not the attitudes, which create them. If we divide the land by the Alborz mountains it`s obvious that not only the climate in two sides is not the same but also life style and construction tr...
Natural landscape in a city is a complex network of the natural elements which consists of elements such as stream valleys, mountains, hills, the watercourses, rivers, water trails, urban parks, green protected areas …. These elements play significant ecological impacts. These green networks can be effective in preserving the natural environment, p...