Casa Borujerdi

Casa Borujerdi

This home is located in the town of Kashan near the namesake hammam. The Borujerdi house, based on the inscriptions of the building, was built over the years between the 1875 and the 1892.
The building was built by Hajj Seyyed Ja'far Natanzi importer of goods from Borujerd to Kashan. The construction of this complex (including both internal and external works) went a long way, so that its completion took about 18 years starting from the date of commencement of the works. During the construction, more than 150 people were employed, including masons, plasterers, glaziers and other artisans.
This splendid palace, in its kind, is considered one of the masterpieces of the Iranian architecture of dwellings and for its architectural peculiarities is recognized as one of the best houses of the last two centuries.
The entrance to the house leads through an atrium and a gholam-neshin service rooms? (with polygonal crescents and some skylights in the ceiling) and a relatively long corridor to the northern front of the building. In the part bordering the entrance door to the corridor there is a shah-neshin room decorated with stucco with five doors. In front of this shah-neshin there is a large loggia, an aftab-gir and sar baz. On either side of the courtyard / loggia there are two symmetrical rooms that are quite small for the winter.
In the north-eastern part of the building there is a kitchen whose walls are equipped with niches and closets / shelves and drawers for dishes and other items necessary for cooking.
In the western part of the building there is a small covered loggia. In the courtyard in front of the eastern part of the building - which includes other rooms and covered loggias - there are stairs connecting the floors and the basements.
The basement consists of a large space with large closets with cross-linked wooden doors and large walls and even cross-linked cavities / cells / containers in the lower part of the walls.
On the two sides of the main building, in the southern part of the complex, there are two entrance stairs. This part of the building has a very large loggia with a very high ceiling that nobles / overhangs the noble's living room. The rear pate that is located.

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