Iranian “No Name Shop” up for top award

A building entitled No Name Shop, which is in an Iranian shopping mall, has been nominated for a prize at the World Architectural Festival, to be held in Singapore in October.

It is the work of architects Ali Dehghani, Ali Soltani and Atefeh Karbasi and located in the town of Najafabad in Isfahan Province.

The structure will be competing against five other nominees in the shopping section, say organisers. These entries are from New Zealand, Turkey, Sweden, China and Malaysia.

Architects from across the globe are competing in 29 categories and the event will see a
World Building of the Year named.

It will be held at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel.