Department of Architecture 

The aim of the Bachelor of Architecture program is to train creative students with professional skills and to foster future architects with basic and professional capabilities. This program, which was established in 2005, covers subjects and skills such as Conceptual Framework, Construction, Graphical Presentation, Architectural Design and Construction Technology. Fostering graduates with creative ideas and visualization skills is the main purpose of the Bachelor of Architecture degree program at the School of Architecture, Urbanism and Islamic Art.

This program typically takes four years to accomplish, of which the first three semesters of the Bachelor of Architecture program covers basic subjects. From the third semester onwards there is an architectural design workshop in each semester. Students will receive the Bachelor of Architecture degree upon submitting and defending their project.

This program focuses on subjects such as: Construction, Architectural Design, Conceptual Framework, Building Design, and Studio.

Head of the Department of Architecture
Hossein Maroufi
Assistant Professor
Department of Architecture 

Academic staff

Akram Hosseini
Assistant Professor
Hamed Kamelnia
Associate Professor
Seyyedeh Fatemeh Mousavinia
Assistant Professor
Parsa Pahlavan
Assistant Professor
Jafar Taheri
Assistant Professor


Recent journal articles

Moayedi, M., & Kamelnia, H. (2023). An evaluation of occupant health and indoor environmental quality in university workspaces. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal, 29 (1), 80-102.
Kamelnia, H. (2023). Providing Solutions to Improve Environmental Performance of Universities Based on GreenMetric System. Iranian Journal of Energy and Environment, 14 (2), 160-167.
Mousavinia, S. (2023). Effects of housing layout and perceived behavioral control over social distancing in relation between social isolation and psychological distress during pandemic of COVID-19. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, 38 (4), 2247-2265.
Kamelnia, H. (2023). Key Points to Design an Orthopedic Specialty Hospital; Implementation of Green Building Standards to Optimize Performance of Orthopedic Units. Archives of Bone and Joint Surgery, 11 (11), 725-728.
Taheri, J. (2023). مرجعیت در هنر و معماری سنتی. , 33 (101), 5-22.

Policies, rules and governance

Contact Information

Iran, Mashhad, Azadi Square, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

Faculty of Architecture, Urbanism and Islamic Art, Department of Architecture 

Phone: +985138806822

Fax: +985138807266