Safa Home Restoration / Torab Dwelling
Textual content description offered by the architects. Within the historic district of Yazd Metropolis, the Safa Home, located within the Amir Chakhmaq neighborhood, was assigned to the Torab Dwelling Firm as a restoration mission. A home phase suffered important injury, and varied sections underwent bodily transformations over time.
Throughout the design division at Torab Dwelling, we endeavored to craft a design that not solely caters to up to date residing necessities but additionally fortifies the residential setting and elevates the cultural ambiance of the neighborhood. The home’s strategic location is noteworthy as it’s throughout the international registration space of Yazd Metropolis, in shut proximity to key city landmarks like Amir Chakhmaq Takiye and the New Jame Mosque.
Consequently, components reminiscent of preserving the coherence of the historic setting dictated using conventional development supplies and methods all through the design and development processes. Solely in areas fully demolished, based mostly on out there documentation (the earliest aerial picture of Yazd metropolis courting again to 1955), did we make use of a artistic and harmonious redesign with the unique construction of the home.
Upon finishing the design part and initiating the execution workshop, workshop situations, together with points within the northern a part of the home and the crucial to protect the integrity of the unique staircase, surfaced. The revelation that the doorway door had been destroyed and the rooms had deviated from their authentic configuration over time fostered collaboration between the design and execution groups. This iterative course of resulted in a extra complete and refined design.
Total, the first goal of this plan was to preserve and faithfully characterize the values inherent within the historic Yazd context. Notable amongst these values are the home’s integration into its historic environment, its adjacency to residences the place the rhythm of life stays uninterrupted, the incorporation of a sunken courtyard sample, and the upkeep of its distinctive proportions.