From ATKINS: The building is expressed through the sculptural form of an aircraft. The main body of the mall as the fuselage and the roof expressing a large elegant sweeping wing. The two towers equally spaced apart represent the tail fins of the plane. The composition of both elements will create a strong symbol of travel, tourism and the bringin together of world trade under one roof.
‘Aeron’ will become the first major mixed use retail mall in Tehran. Expressing the sculptural form of an aircraft, the main body as the fuselage, the roof as a large elegant wing and two towers represent tail fins. This mixed use development housing retail and leisure zones such as a themed water park, multiplex cinema and an ice ink. A hotel incorporates a fulll height atrium with scenic lifts, whilst the ballroom & conference facilities become the focus for business.
Office & residential tower is topped by an exclusive sky conference facility with fantastic views over the Alborz Mountains. “Aeron” will become the first major mixed used retail mall in Iran. The cosmopolitan citizens of Tehran will have a local alternative to Dubai for their shopping needs, served with well known international brands. The sites is located within the “Garmdare urban area, approximately 20kms drive from central Tehran along the Karaj highway.
Two towers, hotel and office/residential hover above a connecting roof plane by a series of feature raked columns that creates dramatic internal/external spaces and allows for fantastic views over the Alborz mountains. This mixed use development will house Retail and leisure zones such as a themed water parke, multiplex cinema, kids play zone and an ice rink.
The Hotel, Ballroom & Conference will set new standards in hotel design not only in Tehran but on the world wide stage. It will become a foucs point for the business sector and anybody that wants to marvel at its splendour as people enjoy a relaxing break. The hotel forms one of two towers that marks this prestigious development. The hotels expressive from utilizes three design elements. A slight raking nature to produce a gentle slope that draws your eyes skywards. Dramatic structural wings that become the tail fins of this development and ‘Sky Pods’ that sit weightlessly in between the pinnacles of the fins, which offers world class dining experience like no other.
The hotel is arranged over 23 floors and incorporates a stunning full height atrium witha bank of scenic lifts that serve all levels of the hotel that provides a features glass to wall draw your gaze to the heights of the tower. The second tower comprises of two uses. Office facilities occupy the lower floors alongside the stunning atrium space and the residential floors offer a truly remarkable and prestigious living experience. The canyon like proportioned atrium is topped by an exclusive sky conference facility that rests on the pinnacle of the atrium.
Client: Pars Ibn Battuta
Area: 434,079 sqm
Type: The project is based on a 500m long two storey shopping mall, with twin towers (hotel, and office/residential), public leisure uses and sub terrain car park facilities.
Status: Concept Design