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Margraf is expanding to Iran in the luxury-building sector Arya Tower and Dashty Building


Margraf is continuing its expansion in Middle Eastern markets with new and important contracts in Iran's luxury building sector. Thanks to its range of exclusive marbles from owned quarries, as well as to tailored cutting-edge design and aesthetic solutions, Industria Marmi Vicentini is becoming one of the leading Italian companies in the natural stone and luxury building sectors in the region.

ARYA TOWER - Persis Commercial & Office Tower
A 16-storey building including a mall and luxury offices. The main characteristic of the interior design concept is the creation of a series of micro-gardens that stretch vertically above the city of Tehran. These green spaces that almost seem to float and climb up the building, matched with the transparent façades, are the centre of the project's concept.

In order to strengthen the bond between architecture and nature, the Persis Tower was designed in an area in the northern part of Tehran, at the feet of the Alboroz mountains. The concept captures the need for people to establish a dialogue and come into contact with nature. It is a new vision for the design and construction of a building that puts nature and people at the centre to make them live in, and share, the same space. The Persis Tower is not only an innovative building, but also a vision of the city of the future which is based on environmental sustainability, the use of natural materials like marble and energy efficiency.

The architects SHN. ALIDOOST and S. EFTEKHARAZAM have chosen Margraf Bianco Statuario Extra laid in book-match style for the main lobby and the executive floors.

Margraf will supply its fine Fior di Pesco Carnico® - a marble with light shades of white, grey and light pink and unique veins of which the company owns the world's only quarry - for the rest of the office spaces.

Technical details:
- Location: Tehran, Iran

- Developer: Mr. Mohammadyaser Aghaei

- Architects: Shahab Alidoost, Sona Eftekharazam

- Project Team: Khazar Alidoost, Amir Niknafs, Hamideh Raoufzadeh, Mehdi Beheshti, Mahmoud Jaferman, Fatemeh Ebrahimi

- Surface area: 19,500 sqm

- Marbles used to date: 300 sqm of Bianco Statuario extra laid in book-match style in the lobby.

- Marbles in production: 500 sqm of Bianco statuario for the executive floors; the Fiori di Pesco Carnico floors for the other offices are almost ready for delivery.

- Start of works: 2013

- Status: Work in progress

10-storey luxury residential building completed in December 2016 and designed in 2012 by the architect Max Teherani, developer together with the Panjehshai family, both leading players in the Iranian luxury real estate market.

The interior was designed by the architect TAGHIZADEH GHOLAMREZAH of the Ateliray design studio, who is also a collaborator of the famous Iranian architect Fazad Daliri.
Dashty Project, located in Fereshteh, one of Tehran's fanciest neighbourhoods, features Margraf's fine Bianco Gioia, Nero Marquinia and Calacatta Blu marbles in the main lobby (about 700 m), in the penthouse (500 m) and in the exclusive residence on the 8th and 8th floors (approx. 1000 sqm).

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