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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…
Saturday, 28 January 2012 17:49
Source: publicspace.org

Exhibition: Citystories and Global Cities

This exhibition, concerning the big cities of emerging regions from Central Asia through to the Pacific, brings together works conceived by artists, writers, film-makers and journalists who interpret the multicultural city, its rapid transformation over the last two decades and the difficult conditions of life for its inhabitants. In a…
Saturday, 28 January 2012 17:22

Valiasr to be a world heritage

TBO has stepped up for registering Valiasr Street of Tehran in the list of world intangible cultural heritage at the UNESCO. TBO director manager, Mohammad Javad Shoushtari said that protecting city’s identity was one of the main duties of his organization. “Our efforts for registration of Valiasr Street as a…
The best caricature works on “pedestrian life in the city” are to be demonstrated on 3rd of March in Tehran. TBO is holding up an international conference on the same day with the goal of emphasizing on the strength and weaknesses of the walkways and pedestrian life in cities, especially Tehran. …
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