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Sunday, 19 February 2012 14:15

Wind/Solar powered street lamps

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The innovative wind and solar powered hybrid street lamp concept can not only produce light by using renewable energy, also it’s a boost to an everyday object that can operate completely off-grid. This concept was derived from the effort of designers to create a more sustainable future that integrates a…
Sunday, 19 February 2012 12:19

Barrier-free 2=1 City-Toilets

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The patented 2=1 technology transforms the City-Toilet with two simultaneously usable units into one spacious, barrier-free lavatory. The separating wall between the two units is automatically retractable, and one of the two washbasins folds down. The result is one single, spacious unit that can be accessed easily by wheelchair. Thus,…
The Islamic revolution is a focal event in Iran’s history and is full of memorable reminiscences which keeping them live is an important duty of cultural authorities. February 1st is one of the most memorable days, which is considered as the starting day of Islamic revolution victory. Imam Khomeini’s speech…
Saturday, 18 February 2012 13:53
TBO director manager:

Shohada Sq. to Imam Husain Sq. walkway project inaugurated

First phase of the walkway project, from Tehran’s Imam Husain Square to Shohada Square, was started on Saturday, TBO’s director manager said. Mohammad Javad Shoushtari told TBO’s reporter that, "it is planned to widen Imam Husain Square’s subway from 8 meters to 24 meters in the first phase". He said…
Tuesday, 14 February 2012 03:30
Cartoonist and designer:

Caring for pedestrians is respecting citizens’ rights

Kambiz Derambakhs, cartoonist and designer, says that focusing on pedestrian life in urban spaces from cartoonists’ perspective is a new method for improving urban life culture. In an interview with TBO’s reporter on the cartoon completion of “pedestrian life in the city” in March 3rd, Derambakhsh said this was an…
Saturday, 18 February 2012 12:21
Competition Secretary

Pedestrian life cartoon competition, 93 works selected

Ninety three of two hundred and sixty works were selected to compete for the best art works in the  “pedestrian life in the city” cartoon completion, event’s secretary said on Wednesday. Mohammad Taheri said the three judges of the competition, Firouzeh Mozaffari, Hasan Karimzadeh and Ali Derakhshi, reviewed the art works…
In preparation for holding a cartoon competition on “pedestrian life in the city”, Ali Derakhshi, one of the completion judges told TBO’s reporter that such events help support and improvement of cartoon art and urban life culture. He said, “We are experiencing some cultural illnesses in today’s urban life; and cartoon’s…
Monday, 30 January 2012 15:12

23rd art research confab, remembering Vali

An honoring ceremony was held to remember Ali Ashraf Vali, the veteran Iranian artist and one of the disciples of renowned Qajar painter Kamal-ol-molk, in Barg Gallery. The 23rd conference of Art Research, held by TBO and Tandis Magazine, was focused on Vali’s life and art works. Three of his…
The deadline for participating in the international conference of “The city, Pedestrian life” is extended. Secretary of the conference and TBO’s deputy of planning and development, Jamal Kamyab told our reporter that the organization received requests for extending the deadline and now those who are interested can send their works…
Saturday, 28 January 2012 19:43

TBO meeting with urban experts

A consultation meeting of TBO authorities with architects and urban designers was held for the first time on Thursday in Tehran. The meeting was held with the aim of establishing a closer relationship between the TBO as a client and urban design and management experts as consultants and contractors. In…
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