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Research Groups
The Vernacular Architecture Research Center started its activities in 2006 with the aim of managing and organizing research. Based on the road map of group these activities are in the following four areas:
-Earthen Architecture
-Vernacular city
-Art and crafts
-Earthen Structure
The Windcatcher International Reseach Center established in 2017. This research center specializes in the design and study of windcatchers which include the following areas:
-Documenting windcatchers in different parts of Iran
-Contemporization and Commercialization of windcatchers
-Renovating existing windcatchers
-Transferring windcatcher knowledge and technology to other countries