Open Call: International Architecture Competition of Islamic Revolution and Sacred Defense Museum





The project in the architectural design competition is called “Islamic Revolution and the Holy Defense Museum.” This museum is a permanent, public and national institute and the aim in establishing it is providing required basis for deeper identification of Iranian Islamic Revolution and the period of the holy defense (the imposed 8-year war with Iraq), historical bases, the highlighted role of the Supreme Leader and Iranian people, events, realities, values and achievements of these two important eras in the contemporary history of Iran.
This museum will be an official establishment and a comprehensive center for organizing and supplying the narrative of Islamic Revolution and the holy defense, as well as investigations and research about these periods. Hence, the works, remaining subjective and mental evidences of these periods are to be collected, kept, organized, renovated, supplied and exhibited and the facilities of research about the mentioned subjects shall be provided for the researchers.
Regarding its applicability, Islamic Revolution and the Holy Defense Museum will be a cultural/research complex. This complex should be a dynamic place and attract a wide range of enthusiasts and tourists with multiple applications. Thus, in addition to the museum building and exhibition halls, residential facilities, proper entertainments with the identity of the complex should be considered in this complex.

Participants Conditions for the Competition:
Participation in competition for all national and international public interests in terms of having the conditions described in this paragraph will be free. Since the participants, either natural or legal entities should have the required capabilities regarding education and experience, for designing a complex with the importance of Islamic Revolution and the Holy Defense Museum, it is essential for the participants to register for the competition in groups.
Each group must have at least three members and one member as a “master” is introduced. The master is needed in architecture has at least five years experiences and be the only member of the group, while members who are not master ,can participate in up to three other groups.
It is recommended that groups of participants is as a mix of different professions such as architecture, urban design, landscape design, energy experts, curators and museum, structural engineering and special technology. In other words, the jury prefer that groups to participate in competition that combines expertise in different groups. However, the formation of groups that are composed of architecture is also permitted.


Source: Open Call: International Architecture Competition of Islamic Revolution and Sacred Defense Museum