Study concept and application of paradise with style of pre-Islam period

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1 Former Ph.D. Student, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research, Tehran, Iran

2 Professor, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran

3 Professor, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research, Tehran, Iran

4 Assistant Professor, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research, Tehran, Iran


Human was and is discoverer of nature and agent of continuance installing and survival stability. This pointer can be found from poem and literature and Iranian decorative arts in different periods of history, which is marker of respect and interest of Iranians to nature. Contrary to current imagination in opinions, based on similarity of identity and structure of paradise in passing history can be said that gardening in different periods of history (pre-Islam either or post-Islam) had been including changes and differences that it seems it is follower of change in religious and cultural manners in each period. In this study, it has been tried to evaluate a generalities of paradise structure in pre-Islam period (Achaemenid and Sassanid periods), which with patterning from remainder effects and gardens of both periods, it is designed the parts (2410 m2) of civil model garden for university of Tehran and in a land with 40 hectare extent and hereby it is helped to correct concept of the subject for users (mainly students).


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